Earlier this month, Huawei Malaysia published a tentative schedule for the upcoming EMUI 9.1 update for a list of select Huawei smartphones.
As per schedule, Huawei has officially confirmed that the EMUI 9.1 Beta testing for 10 of its smartphones have ended, and has begun rolling out the stable update for these smartphones in many countries including Singapore, where the same update goes live for both P20 and P20 Pro yesterday.
According to Huawei, the list of 10 smartphones eligible for the stable update include Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10 Porsche Design, Mate RS Porsche Design, P20, P20 Pro, Nova 3, Honor 10, Honor V10, and Honor Play.
Once the update is available to your device, there will be an update notification prompting you to perform the update. Otherwise, you can either head down to Settings> System> System update to manually check for the update or open the HiCare app > Tap on the Update button.
What to expect from the EMUI 9.1?
One of the main feature of course, will be none other than the revamped, minimalist user interface which brings about greater usability for its users. According to Huawei, the EMUI 9.1 features new wallpapers to reflect in-the-moment beauty and the app icons have been redesigned to be more realistic.
Next, the new update will also bring the renowned GPU Turbo 3.0 software feature which aims to provide a smooth and speedy gaming experience with improved battery performance. Currently, more than 20 game titles have been supported by the GPU Turbo 3.0 including PUBG Mobile and Fortnite to name a few.
In EMUI 9.1, it will introduce a new EROFS file system which could greatly improves the read and write performance of the flash memory by approximately 20%. That’s not all, the EROFS file system is also able to improve file compressionwhich could ultimately help you to save up to 2GB worth of storage space.
Another innovative feature in EMUI 9.1 is the Huawei Vlog feature which comes with many practical tools for you to easily edit and share in just one-click. Furthermore, the new EMUI 9.1 will also support video ringtone for specific contacts selected by the users. This feature could be enabled by going to Settings > Ringtones & vibration > Ringtone > Video ringtones.