Huawei Honor 9 Lite is one of the most successful budget Android smartphone for the year 2018. Although the device was announced in early 2018, its still among the top picks for best Android smartphone in the budget price segment. In order to boost the performance, Huawei rolls out regular system updates to the device. Here we will be talking about the Honor 9 Lite Android 9.0 Pie release date, download links, & features.
Huawei has not disappointed its fans regarding system Android updates. In fact, this Chinese smartphone giant is always keen on updating their handsets whenever Google releases a new OS. After the successful rollout of Pie updates to its first batch devices, Huawei has now started pushing Android 9 Pie update to its second batch of devices including Honor Play, Honor 10 GT, Honor V10, Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10 Porsche Edition, Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, and Mate RS Porsche Edition.
Considering the Honor 9 Lite, Huawei still have to officially confirm the update as well as ETA (estimated time of arrival). Considering all the scenario, the update will not be arriving anything early than Q1 2019. The device runs on Android Oreo out of box that means the Honor 9 Lite has Google’s Project Treble on board which increases the chances for Pie updates.
Related: Full list of Huawei phones to get Android 9.0 Pie EMUI 9.0 update
The Honor 9 Lite will receive the OS upgrade to EMUI 9.0 along with the Android Pie update release. EMUI is a custom skin based on Android UI just like the Xiaomi’s MIUI.
EMUI 9.0 brings several new features including better Full-Screen display, Computer Mode v2.0, wireless universal screen projection through Miracast, HuaweiShare, one-click screenshot, new password manager, and several AI based features. The EMUI 9.0 update also brings the GPU Turbo 2.0, a quick follow-up to the well-celebrated technology that Huawei has brought to the industry.
Want to experience Android 9.0 Pie on Honor 9 Lite?
If you wanted to enjoy Android 9.0 Pie features on your Honor 9 Lite smartphone, follow the below guide.
Before proceeding to the actual guide, make sure the bootloader of your device is unlocked and a custom recovery like TWRP is installed.
- It is supported on Honor 9 Lite.
- Unlock the bootloader and install TWRP recovery.
- You can also install Lineage OS 15.1 ROM on Honor 9 Lite.
- Download Android 9.0 Pie stock wallpapers.
- Download Android 9.0 Pie launcher APK for Honor 9 Lite.
- Check out best Android 9.0 Pie based custom ROM for Huawei.
- Check out the best Android Pie EMUI Theme for Huawei device.
- Enjoy Android 9.0 Pie like feature on your device.
You can also wait for Lineage OS 16 ROM to experience the Android 9 Pie on Honor 9 Lite.