Huawei is now rolling out EMUI 9.0 update to all of its recent lineup devices, but you might have to wait till the end of 2018, while the Mate 20 series had already launched with the latest EMUI 9.0 built on top of Android Pie.
The latest EMUI update — EMUI 9.0 had already caught the attention of tech enthusiasts when Huawei announced its latest flagship smartphone chipset Kirin 980 on IFA Berlin back on September.
Thus, this latest customized OS based on Android Pie will get ready for millions of users in phases for the next few months.
Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro, P20, and P20 Pro users will first get to experience the latest OS update in the month of December (18th December for Mate 10 Pro and P20, 24th December for P20 Pro).
EMUI 9.0 Highlights
Starting with the 1.0 version in 2012, Huawei’s EMUI 9.0 seems a very good forward leap from the company. The new OS upgrade comes with a concept — “Enable a Quality Life”, which is said to be designed to improve the usability and experience of the users.
Enhanced and Intuitive User Experience
- Natural and immersive
With people spending more time in the digital world, EMUI 9.0 is said to provide a refreshing break that brings in the ambiance and traits of Mother Earth in an overarching manner. Majestic and charming pictures of nature add a bold dash of colors in the new UI design elements in EMUI 9.0.
The internal environment of EMUI 9.0 phones are embedded with familiar, soothing sounds of nature such as birds chirping and water flowing, which is further enhanced by the immersive user experience (UX) features that focus on a faster and smoother animation, minimizing the possibilities of lagging in between the usage of different apps and functions.
- Seamless gesture navigation
Huawei has introduced a new and improved gesture-based navigation system for intuitive navigation experience.
- Less is more
From a number of 940, the setting items in the environment of the EMUI 9.0 is said to be reduced by 10% to 843. For example, users can now enable all location services with on touch, instead of enabling GPS, WLAN, and mobile location services separately, streamlining the process and saving time. The lesser number has led to the superior user experience.
When it comes to EMUI 9.0, Huawei promises great speed. The EMUI 9.0 is said to boast a smoother performance with 12.9% improvement from its predecessor.
It promises to launch popular apps such as Instagram 12% faster and Spotify 11% faster as well.
One of the heavyweight features of EMUI 9.0 is said to be its GPU Turbo 2.0 technology, the second generation of Huawei’s innovative graphics processing acceleration technology.
GPU Turbo 2.0 promises to enhance touch controls in games and works in tandem with the App Assistant feature to deliver a smooth, premium mobile gaming experience.
The greater AI capabilities of EMUI 9.0 is said to transform the experience of smartphone users. You can capture the fond memories with friends and families, and the AI video editor can identify the faces to create separate highlights for each person in a 10-second Spotlight Reel, creating a unique moment cherished by individuals.
With HiVision, you can take a picture of the landmark or painting to do an internet search of the background story.
Similarly, with AI Translation, you could snap a photo of the menu to get a real-time translation of a menu in the foreign language.
Also, with the AI e-commerce feature, the user could try out a whole new shopping experience that seamlessly combines the digital and the brick-and-mortar world. As you take a picture of something, the system automatically collects online shopping offers for similar items.
With features such as AI predictive resource allocation and intelligent scheduling, the gamer can enjoy an improvement of game fluidity and lower touch delays by 36%.
Meanwhile, the cool operating system is also said to reduce the temperate of hot spots by a maximum of 3.6°C tough advanced temperature control, decreasing the chance of failure in-game loading.
A Personal Assistant
With a few simple clicks, users are said to be able to share the presentation of their work on the big screen, write notes using the graffiti pen and make screenshots during the meeting.
And, the users’ privacy is promised to be kept intact with incoming calls or messages are hidden from the big screen.
Similarly, easy wireless printing is also available with Huawei Share, leaving behind the hustle of keeping cables and extra devices.
Privacy and Security
- Password Vault keeps an encrypted copy of users’ logins and can only be accessed with Fingerprint, Face ID or lock code.
- EMUI 9.0 offers multiple backups to USB, SD Card or through network-attached storage (NAS).
Digital Well Being
- Screen Time Management
EMUI 9.0 provides a detailed Screen Time Management report on your daily phone use, duration of time spent viewing notifications, and how long you use each application.
- Take a Break
EMUI 9.0 provides a customizable time feature to set during bedtime. The phone display turns grey during this period to reduce desires to use the phone.
- Simply Switch
Huawei Phone Clone helps you switch all your contacts, apps and photos to your new device quickly with EMUI 9.0.
You can now record your ideas and in the moment inspiration easily by using the graffiti pen, the keyboard or by capturing photos.
Similarly, you can use the Memo app to keep calendar dates, reminders and other important events to stay organized every day.
When and How to register?
The early registration for updating to EMUI 9.0 beta version is opened to Mate 10 pro, and P20 users after 18th December, P20 pro users can get their upgrade registered since 24th December.
To register, follow the given steps:
- Find the Huawei HiCare application;
- Check the “update” in QUICK SERVICES.
- Register now to join the journey of EMUI 9.0!