Huawei Android 9.0 Pie EMUI 9.0 Update: Release Date, Eligible Devices, Features

Android 9.0 Pie is the next major version of Google’s mobile operating system. Although the software made its first appearance earlier this year in March, but the official release doesn’t happened until August 6. Here we have shared complete details about Huawei Android 9.0 EMUI 9.0 update release date, eligible devices and features.

Huawei being one of the top smartphone vendor in the world, most of its users will be desperate to try the new update. But, it’s still unknown which models are getting it, and in which regions. To clear all their doubts, here we have list of Huawei phones eligible to get Android 9.0 Pie update. Huawei has always keen and supports most of their devices to enjoy the next version of Android OS. The Chinese smartphone giant already rolled out Android 8.0 Oreo update to most of its devices. Hope to see Huawei does the same with Android 9 Pie.

Huawei Android 9.0 Pie EMUI 9.0 Update release date

As we all know, Huawei phones runs on its own custom-skin called EMUI on top of Android. So, the latest EMUI 9.0 will be based on Android 9.0 Pie as its previous version i.e. EMUI 8.0 was based on Android 8.0 Oreo.

Huawei Android 9.0 Pie EMUI 9.0 Update – Eligible Devices

The following is the list of Huawei phones eligible to get Android 9.0 Pie EMUI 8.0 update –

Huawei Android 9 Pie Supported Phones:

  • Huawei P20
  • Huawei P20 Lite
  • Huawei P20 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro
  • Huawei P10 Plus
  • Huawei Mate 9 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design Edition
  • Huawei Nova 2S
  • Huawei P Smart Plus
  • Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei Nova 3 and Nova 3i

Honor Android 9 Pie Supported Phones

  • Honor Note 10
  • Honor Play
  • Honor 9N
  • Honor 9 Lite
  • Honor 10
  • Honor V10
  • Honor 7S
  • Honor View 10
  • Honor 7C

List of Huawei and Honor devices not getting the Android 9.0 Pie Update

The list of Huawei phones which might not receive Android 9.0 Pie EMUI 9.0 includes –

  • Honor 9
  • Honor 8 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 10
  • Huawei P Smart
  • Huawei P10 / Lite
  • Huawei Nova 2i
  • Honor 7X
  • Honor 6X
  • All devices from the Huawei P9 Line-up/series
  • Huawei Mate 10 Lite

Note: The following list of devices are just an assumptions to get Pie update. However the final confirmed list of Huawei devices to get Android Pie EMUI 9.0 update will be revealed by company soon.

Huawei Android 9.0 Pie EMUI 9.0 Update – Release Date

Most of the Pixels phones as well as Android One smartphones have already started receiving Android 9 Pie update via OTA. So, it is expected that Huawei will not let its smartphone users to wait a long for experiencing this latest software. Of all Huawei models, the Huawei P20 series followed by Honor 10 and Honor Note 10 will be among the first devices to get the update. There is no exact release date for OTA update, but it is most probably going to happen in late September or early October this year.

Features of Android 9.0 Pie:

Here is the list of top features in Android 9.0 Pie:

New Gesture Navigation: Google has finally dropped the standard three-button navigation bar at the bottom of the screen i.e. the Back, Home, and Recent buttons in favor of a new gesture-based navigation system. All the latest devices running on Android Pie includes this as a default feature while the old devices have to manually enabled this after updating from Settings > System > Gestures and enable Swipe up on Home button.

Multi-camera API: Google finally introducing the Multi-Camera API which enables developers to “create innovative features not possible with just a single camera.” Also, this feature allows every app to request multi-camera instead of the single camera.

Digital Wellbeing: Looking to know the amount of time spend on your Android Pie device, then Digital Wellbeing is the feature you would be loved about. With Dashboard, you can see how long you’re using your phone to send messages, stream content, surf the internet, or even make calls. You’ll also be able to set up screen time limits for specific apps, like YouTube, and even receive recommendations to take a screen break.

Slices: Allows part of the app UI to be brought right into the Google search results, allowing you to, for example, order a Lyft without opening the app (early access begins in June)

AI-improved Battery Optimization: Uses machine learning to work out which apps you use and when, waking them only when they are likely to be required and in an energy-efficient manner

In addition to the above features, the latest Google’s OS also includes Simplified Volume Controls, Smart Text Selection, Rotation button, Slush Gesture, Wind Down mode, new Screenshot shortcut, Boosted Bluetooth, Improved Security, and more.

Huawei Android 9 Pie EMUI 9.0 Update – Download

Huawei haven’t started rolling out Android 9.0 Pie update for its devices, but thanks to developers we have AOSP 9.0 ROMs which gives the similar experience. Refer the below button to download and install Android 9 Pie AOSP ROM on Huawei phones.

   Download & Install Android 9 Pie AOSP ROM on any Huawei phone

Stay tuned as we’ll update once Huawei starts rolling out official Android 9.0 Pie based EMUI 9.0 firmware update to its smartphones.