Huawei is rolling out a new update for its in-house Android-based OS, EMUI for two of its devices. According to recent reports, Huawei P10 and Honor 9 are the two devices to receive this new update, EMUI 9.0.1. For people who may not be aware, Honor is a sub-brand of Huawei. The information indicates that the rollout for the update for both the devices has started in the Chinese market. It is unclear when the company will roll out the update to markets outside China. It is worth noting that this new version of EMUI comes with Android 9 Pie and January 2019 Android security patch bringing the devices to the latest version of Android and its security patches. Also Read - Vivo introduces all-new 'OriginOS' Android skin to replace FuntouchOSAlso Read - WhatsApp to let you mute videos before sending, currently testing in beta
According to a report by GizChina, the update comes with a number of improvements and optimizations. According to the report, the highlight of the update it the implementation of VoLTE on China Telecom network for both the devices. Apart from this, the update brings a number of Android 9 Pie-centric features along with bug fixes. The new update as revamped its navigation to add complete support for gesture-based navigation for full-screen devices. Also Read - Honor no more a part of Huawei, will continue business as usual
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Taking a closer look, apart from the different external design, both the devices come with almost similar design and software experience that they offer to users. It is likely that the update is rolling out gradually, in an incremental manner to ensure that there are no serious system-breaking bugs. Both the devices received the Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9 update last year.
To recap, both the devices come with a 5.1-inch display with FHD+ resolution, Kirin 960 SoC, up to 6GB RAM and up to 128GB internal storage. Both the devices come with a dual camera setup on the back with a 12-megapixel primary and a 20-megapixel secondary sensor and an 8-megapixel camera sensor on the front for selfies while running on a 3,200mAh battery out of the box.