Huawei is rolling out a new software update for its P Smart Plus smartphone. The latest update brings a two-month-old May 2020 Android security patch along with several new features and bug fixes for the device. The latest update for Huawei P Smart Plus bumps up the EMUI software build version to V188.8.131.525, and it comes with an OTA size of about 331MB. Also Read - Huawei Mate 40 launch delayed to 2021, suggests leakster
As per the changelog, the update fixes an issue where the Explicit Call Forwarding feature would not work in certain situations. It changes the default status of certain camera settings. The update also adds the Smart Battery Capacity feature and Huawei Assistant function to the start screen. It provides intelligent reminders, personalized news, and other relevant content, HuaweiUpdate reports. Also Read - Huawei files patent for a smartphone with under-screen camera and five rear lenses
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The May 2020 security patch with the update further brings a host of security bug fixes to the smartphone, as per the Android’s bulletin website. One of these exploits could have let the bypass of user interaction requirements and gain access to additional permissions. Huawei patch notes additionally mention fixes for 2 critical, 22 high, and 2 Medium levels of CVE found in this build. Also Read - Honor 30i with 48-megapixel triple camera and Kirin 710F SoC launched
Huawei is rolling out the new update via OTA (Over The Air) in phases. Thus, it may take a while before reaching all P Smart Plus units gradually. Users will receive a push notification for installing the firmware. Besides, the update’s availability can also be checked by going to HiCare > Update > Check for updates.
Huawei P Smart Plus features, specifications
To recall, the Huawei P Smart Plus smartphone comes a 6.3-inch OLED screen with Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution. The device also features a triple-camera setup at the back. That consists of a 48-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. It features the Hisilicon Kirin 710 SoC paired with a Mali-G51 MP4 GPU.