EMUI 9.1 is official: List of New Features, Eligible Huawei Devices, Download

Huawei introduced the EMUI 9.1 which is based on Android 9 Pie operating system at the Huawei P30 series launch event in Paris last month. Being the upgraded version of EMUI 9.0, the latest EMUI 9.1 provides an innovative experience and system speed enhancements. Currently, the newly announced Huawei’s flagship smartphones i.e. the P30 and P30 Pro come pre-installed with the latest EMUI 9.1 OS. Here we have EMUI 9.1 New Features, Eligible Huawei Devices, Download.

EMUI 9.1 Features Release date downloads

With the announcement of new EMUI version, most of the Huawei and Honor smartphone users might be wondering whether their device is eligible for the update or not? To clear their mind, here we have shared a list of eligible Huawei phones to get EMUI 9.1 update. Moreover, to give a better idea about EMUI 9.1 here we have also shared the list of top features. Of all EMUI 9.1 features, the GPU Turbo 3.0 is the major highlights as it brings support for more 19 Android games.

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Huawei 9.1 Update – Eligible Devices

The following are the list of Huawei and Honor devices confirmed to get EMUI 9.1 update –

Huawei EMUI 9.1 Supported Devices

  • Huawei Mate 20
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 20 X
  • Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei Mate 20 Lite
  • Huawei Mate 10
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro
  • Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei Mate 9
  • Huawei Mate 9 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design
  • Huawei P20
  • Huawei P20 Pro
  • Huawei P10
  • Huawei P10 Plus
  • Huawei Nova 4
  • Huawei Nova 3
  • Huawei Nova 3i
  • Huawei Nova 2S
  • Huawei Nova 4e
  • Huawei Nova 3e
  • Huawei Enjoy 9 Plus
  • Huawei Enjoy 8 Plus
  • Huawei Enjoy Max
  • Huawei Enjoy 9S
  • Huawei Enjoy 7S
  • Huawei Enjoy 9e
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 10.1
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 8.0
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 Pro 10.8
  • Huawei MediaPad 5T 10.1

Honor EMUI 9.1 Supported Devices

  • Honor Play
  • Honor 10
  • Honor Play 8A
  • Honor View 10
  • Honor View 10 Lite
  • Honor Note 10
  • Honor 9
  • Honor V9
  • Honor 8X
  • Honor 9 Lite
  • Honor 8X Max
  • Honor 20i
  • Honor 9i
  • Honor 7X


EMUI 9.1 Features:

Here is the list of top features of Huawei’s EMUI 9.1 update:

1. GPU Turbo 3.0:

Huawei’s GPU Turbo is a software feature which energizes gaming performance on several Huawei and Honor smartphones. It delivers a smoother gaming experience and improved battery performance while gaming. Since the initial announcement of GPU Turbo feature in June last year, it has been upgraded a couple of times. Now with the EMUI 9.1 release, the company brings the third iteration of this feature i.e. the GPU Turbo 3.0.

Huawei Honor GPU Turbo Technology

As per the company, GPU Turbo 3.0 cuts down on SoC power consumption by 10% and optimizes “the underlying system performance to provide a continuous gaming experience.” Furthermore, the number of Android games to utilize this latest GPU Turbo feature has been increased from 6 to 25. Fortnite, Knives Out, Crazy Taxi, Real Racing 3, Into the Dead 2, NBA 2K19, Subway Surfers, FIFA Mobile, and more are the newly added to the list of GPU Turbo 3.0 supported games.

2. New EROFS file system

EMUI 9.1 comes with a new EROFS file system (also known as “Extendable Read-Only File System”), which helps to improve the smoothness of Huawei mobile phones. It claims that the random read speed is 20% higher than the EXT4 file system, up to 63.3MB/s, to ensure that the system is not only fluid but also saves space. Plus, the read-only memory design isolates outside interference for added security in your system files.

3. New voice assistant

EMUI 9.1 brings a new voice assistant, a new interaction, long press the power button for 1 second to wake up, open a new smart experience.


HUAWEI Vlog has new features and effects that are perfect tools for easy editing and you can share with one-click. The Highlight videos are automatically edited with dramatic filters and give you the option to apply special speed effects and unique background music. Your cherished videos can be transformed into a personal cinematic masterpiece.

5. OneHop

If you love sharing pictures and other media between your smartphone and PC, then you will be in love with OneHop feature. A simple tap from your phone to the computer can send pictures, videos, and documents in seconds. This Huawei Share OneHop feature also lets users copy and paste between devices.

Moreover, one can also record 60-seconds of gameplay by just shaking and touching the phone to your computer.

6. One touch: the phone is interconnected with the treadmill to synchronize motion data in real time.

7. Car key: The mobile phone turns into a car key to open the door. It currently supports Audi 7 models.

8. AR measurement: The phone can directly measure length, area, volume, height and so on.

9. Phone Clone: You can simply and quickly transfer your contacts, photos, videos and more to your new phone in just a few moments

Huawei EMUI 9.1 Update – Download

Huawei still has to release EMUI 9.1 update to its eligible devices. It will be a regular OTA update and will be released in a phase-wise manner. Once the EMUI 9.1 update is available for download, refer the following link to manually install on your device.

   A full guide to install EMUI 9.1 on any Huawei/Honor device

Are you excited for the latest EMUI 9.1 update? Do let us know in the below comments.

Source – Huawei


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