Honor EMUI 9.1 Update – Release Date, Eligible Devices, Features

Huawei already announced the timeline of EMUI 9.1 update for its smartphones. Today, its sub-brand Honor revealed the EMUI 9.1 roadmap for its smartphones. Read on for Honor EMUI 9.1 update release date, eligible devices, and features.

EMUI 9.1 is the Huawei’s latest custom skin based on Android 9 Pie. It provides an innovative experience and system speed enhancements. Currently, the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro are the only devices to feature the EMUI 9.1 OS onboard. But there is no need to worry about. This EMUI 9.1 skin will be soon available to download for a range of Huawei and Honor smartphones.

Honor EMUI 9.1 update – Eligible devices

There are currently nine Honor smartphones confirmed to get the EMUI 9.1 update. The list also includes two-year-old Honor 8 Pro and Honor 7x devices. You can refer the following list to know which Honor devices are eligible to get the latest EMUI update –

For newer Honor smartphones, the company has renamed the EMUI operating system to Magic UI and the Magic UI 2.1 is the latest version similar to that of EMUI 9.1. Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro are the company’s latest flagship devices to run on Magic UI 2.1. Now, the Honor View 20 is currently receiving this version.

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Honor EMUI 9.1 Update Release Date

Coming to the release date, the Honor will start rolling out the EMUI 9.1 update to its eligible smartphones from August. It will be a regular OTA update. It is important to note that the updated version and estimated time of arrival may vary from region to region.

Honor EMUI 9.1 Features

EMUI 9.1 brings several new features and performance improvements over the EMUI 9.0 version. GPU Turbo 3.0, New EROFS file system, OneHop, One Touch, AR Measurement, and Phone Clone are some of the top features of EMUI 9.1. You can also check out a detailed look at the features on offer on EMUI 9.1 here.

Honor EMUI 9.1 – Download

All the eligible Honor users can manually check for updates from Settings > System > Software Update and tap on the “Check for Updates” button. One can also use the HiCare app to download and install the firmware.

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

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