EMUI 11 for Huawei (Honor): Eligible Devices, Release Date, Features

Huawei has successfully rolled out the EMUI 10 and EMUI 10.1 updates for its various supportive devices. Now, the focus goes to the upcoming EMUI 11 update. Regarding the same, Huawei made an official announcement that the latest EMUI 11 will be announced at its Huawei Annual Developer 2020 which is scheduled from September 10, 2020, to September 12, 2020. No doubt, the EMUI 11 will be based on Android 11 OS and brings several new features and performance improvements. Read-on for Huawei EMUI 11 (Android 11) Release Date, Eligible Devices, and New Features.

EMUI 11 will not be the only topic of the HDC 2020 as the Chinese telecom tech is also prepared to announce the Harmony OS 2.0 and new kits for HMS Core 5.0. The company promises exciting new technologies, in-depth exchanges, and learning opportunities. Huawei is also expected to release the official EMUI 11 beta rollout plan for its smartphones and tablets. Once done with the beta program, the EMUI 11 stable version will out somewhere in early November.

EMUI 11 Release Date:

EMUI 11 (Magic UI 4.0 for Honor devices) will be based on Google’s Android 11 OS. Similar to that of EMUI 10, the EMUI 11 will also debut at Huawei’s Developer Conference which is scheduled from September 10, 2020, to September 12, 2020.

At the same event, Huawei may also enclose the EMUI 11 (Magic UI 4.0) rollout plan for its supportive devices. As usual, the company will start with the closed beta program followed by open beta. Once done, Huawei will start rolling out the stable version. However, the stable EMUI 11 update is not happening anything before November 2020 as this is the same time Huawei released a stable EMUI 10 update for its devices.

List of Huawei and Honor phones eligible to get the EMUI 11 update

The following list is based on considering the hardware of the device and their update cycle which is most probably set to two years.

EMUI 11 for Huawei Mate Series

  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 30
  • Huawei Mate 30 RS Porsche design
  • Huawei Mate 20
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 20 X
  • Huawei Mate 20 X (5G)
  • Huawei Mate 20 X (4G)
  • Huawei Mate 20 Porsche RS
  • Huawei Mate Xs
  • Huawei Mate X

Huawei Nova Series

  • Huawei Nova 7
  • Huawei Nova 7 Pro
  • Huawei Nova 7 SE
  • Huawei Nova 6
  • Huawei Nova 6 5G
  • Huawei Nova 5T
  • Huawei Nova 5
  • Huawei Nova 5 Pro
  • Huawei Nova 5Z
  • Huawei Nova 5i
  • Huawei Nova 5i Pro

Huawei P Series

  • Huawei P40
  • Huawei P40 Pro / P40+
  • Huawei P30
  • Huawei P30 Pro

EMUI 11/Magic UI 4.0 for Honor devices

  • Honor 30
  • Honor 30 Pro
  • Honor 30 Pro+
  • Honor V30
  • Honor V30 Pro
  • Honor 30S
  • Honor V20
  • Honor 20
  • Honor 20 Pro
  • Honor 20S
  • Honor 20 Youth Edition
  • Honor X10
  • Honor 9X
  • Honor 9X Pro
  • Honor Play 4T /4T Pro
  • Honor 9A
  • Honor 9S

Note that this is an unofficial list that is currently prepared on the basis of Huawei update policy of previous years. If any confirmation comes officially from Huawei, we’ll update the same to this post.

Also Read: How to Download and Install the EMUI 10 Update

EMUI 11 Features:

EMUI 10 bought several new features and performance improvements to the device. Magazine Style UI layout, Morandi Colors system, Dark Mode, Improve security, New Animations, and more are the highlights of EMUI 10. Considering the EMUI 11, this will be the most advanced update for the EMUI skin. Huawei will be boosting its App ecosystem to take on the Google Play Store and the veto imposed by the United States government.

Huawei Mobile Services (HMS):

Huawei is working a lot on its app ecosystem i.e. the Huawei Mobile Services. This is because of the ban on Huawei for using Google Mobile Services on its upcoming Huawei and Honor devices. Moreover, we could see some new HMS apps and services right from EMUI 10, but EMUI 11 will be a major platform.

Better UI Design:

EMUI 10 UI design is based on the Magazine layout which looks flat. A bit of pop up design or even a 3D layout is what expected from the EMUI 11.

  • New Apps Icons
  • New Colors
  • Improved GPU Turbo
  • Improved One-handed mode
  • Improved Gesture
  • Dark Mode enhancement
  • File-Sharing Mode
  • Security Improvements
  • Build-in Screen recording

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