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Huawei P20 Pro EMUI 9.1 update with EROFS system, GPU Turbo 3.0 rolling out now

The new EMUI 9.1 update for Huawei P20 Pro is now rolling out as an OTA.

  • Published: August 30, 2019 10:32 AM IST

The Huawei P20 Pro is the latest smartphone to get the EMUI 9.1 update. The EMUI 9.1 is the latest custom skin from Huawei that brings a number of important changes. Based on Android 9 Pie, there are two important features that EMUI 9.1 brings. These include EROFS (Extendable Read-Only File System) file system, and GPU Turbo 3.0. Here is all you need to know. Also Read - Huawei and Honor smartphones to get Android Q update: Report

Huawei P20 Pro EMUI 9.1 Update detailed

The EMUI 9.1 update for Huawei P20 Pro is available to download over the air (OTA). It is roughly 4GB in size. You can head over to Settings > System > Software Update > New Version, and check for updates. Once the download is available, simply tap on Download and Install. Also Read - Huawei P20 Pro Review: A worthy rival to the Apple iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S9+

As mentioned above, EROFS file system comes with improved compression mode that focuses on speed and performance. It improves read performance by up to 20 percent, and app start-up speed by 10 percent. Also Read - Huawei P20 Pro Camera Review: The sharp shooter in your pocket!

The GPU Turbo 3.0, on the other hand, reduces power consumption by 10 percent, without compromising on graphics performance. It now covers 25 games including Fortnite, PES 2019, Minecraft, FIFA Mobile, Real Racing 3 and more. The EMUI 9.1 update also brings July 2019 Android Security patch, incoming call videos, and Huawei Vlog feature.

Huawei P20 Pro specifications and features

The P20 Pro is equipped with a Kirin 970 SoC paired with 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage. It comes with a 6.1-inch OLED panel with Full HD+ resolution. In the photography department you a 40-megapixel primary and 8-megapixel third sensor. The second is a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor with f/1.6 aperture lens for better low-light photos. Upfront, is a 24-megapixel sensor for selfies and video calling. The P20 Pro comes with a 4,000mAh battery along with 40W fast charging support.

Features Huawei P20 Pro
Price 64999
Chipset Kirin 970 octa-core SoC
OS Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.1
Display 6.1-inch full HD+ 18.7:9 aspect ratio-1080x2240pixels
Internal Memory 128GB storage + 6GB RAM
Rear Camera Triple Cameras – 40MP + 20MP + 8MP
Front Camera 24MP
Battery 4,000mAh battery
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  • Published Date: August 30, 2019 10:32 AM IST

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