Just a few days back Huawei rolled out Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9 update to Nova 2s, Mate 9, P10, Honor 10 series devices and today three more devices set to receive the latest software update. These are Honor 8X, Huawei Mate 20 Lite, and Nova 3i. Initially, the update is rolling out in China and will be soon made available to other global countries.
Before the stable release, all the three devices were made eligible for EMUI 9 beta program. This program was announced in early-December 2018 and moreover, Huawei also released its first EMUI 18.104.22.168 update for the selective devices.
All the three devices namely Huawei Nova 3i, Honor 8X, and Huawei Mate 20 Lite tasting the first major Android update after their official announcement. If you own a Chinese variant and wanted to experience the latest software, all you have to do is go to the Huawei Services app, select service and then upgrade.
EMUI 9 brings several new features and performance improvements. Compared to EMUI 8, EMUI 9 boasts 25.8% faster overall responsiveness, 12.9% more fluency in operation, and app startup times that have been cut on average by 102ms. There is also a GPU Turbo 2.0 feature which takes the gaming experience to the top level. Apart from this, the EMUI 9 also brings AI features, support for face unlock, WeChat fingerprint payment, Digital Balance dashboard, and more. On top, of course, it brings all Android Pie goodness to these eligible devices. The latest update supports China Telecom VoLTE that allows users to make calls in the mid of playing a game with more precision.