[Update: Timeline for first 19] EMUI 9.1 will roll out to 49 older Huawei and Honor devices

[Update: Timeline for first 19] EMUI 9.1 will roll out to 49 older Huawei and Honor devices

Update 1 (6/24/19 @ 9:40 AM ET): Huawei’s EMUI 9.1 update timeline for the first 19 devices on the list has been announced.

EMUI 9.1 is the latest update to Huawei’s OS based on Android Pie. While Huawei has not disclosed a clear changelog between EMUI 9.1 and EMUI 9, the new update brings features like improvements to the GPU Turbo mode, incoming call videos for contacts, optimizations for HiVoice, triggering voice assistants through a long press on the power button, improvements to PC continuity and more changes varying on a per device model basis.

EMUI 9.1 was launched with the Huawei P30 Pro, and the update has begun rolling out to the Huawei Mate 20 Pro and Huawei Mate 20 X. Now, through a Weibo post, Huawei has listed out 49 devices which are expected to receive this update.

Devices already with EMUI 9.1 betas:

  • Huawei Mate 20
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 20 X
  • Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche Design

Devices currently testing EMUI 9.1 update:

Devices planned for future update:

  • Huawei Nova 4e
  • Huawei Nova 3e
  • Huawei Enjoy 9 Plus
  • Huawei Enjoy 8 Plus
  • Huawei Enjoy Max
  • Huawei Enjoy 9S
  • Huawei Enjoy 7S
  • Huawei Enjoy 9e
  • Honor 9 Lite
  • Honor 8X Max
  • Honor 20i
  • Honor 9i
  • Honor 7X
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 10.1
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 8.0
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 Pro 10.8
  • Huawei MediaPad 5T 10.1

Huawei has not mentioned a release timeline, but we expect the update to reach all devices in the coming weeks.

Note: Huawei/Honor have stopped providing official bootloader unlock codes for its devices. Therefore, the bootloaders of their devices cannot be unlocked, which means that users cannot root or install custom ROMs.

Source: Weibo


Update 1: Timeline for first 19 devices

Huawei’s EMUI 9.1 update timeline for the first 19 devices on the list has been announced. This information is still not official, and with Huawei’s current situation, there’s always the possibility that this timeline will change. If the plans are correct, we should see the rollout start later this week with the Huawei Mate 20 series.

From June 27th

  • Huawei P20 Lite
  • Huawei Mate 20
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro
  • Huawei 20 RS Porsche Design

July

  • Huawei P30 Lite
  • Huawei P20
  • Huawei P20 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 10
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 10 RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei Mate 9
  • Huawei Mate 9 Pro
  • Huawei Y9 2019
  • Huawei Y6 2019
  • Huawei Y5 2019
  • Huawei Nova 3
  • Huawei Nova 3i

August

  • Huawei P10
  • Huawei P10 Plus

Source: Reddit

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