Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese technology company renowned from its smartphones. Huawei uses EMUI (formerly known as the Emotion UI as the custom OS for its smartphones. Honor is the sub-brand of Huawei and it also depends on the EMUI to power its smartphones. Both the brands are doing pretty well in the market and have smartphones in every price segment.
EMUI History :
Emotion UI 1.0, based on Android 4.0., was launched back in December 2012. At that time, it features a Chinese voice assistant app, customizable home screens, and theme-switching.
Back In September 2014, the EMUI 3.0 was launched with some improvements over the previous version, including a dedicated app store for China.
With the release of the Huawei Mate 8 back in late 2015, EMUI 4.0 was launched based on Android 6.0. Next year, EMUI 5.0 was introduced with the launch of the Huawei Mate 9.
EMUI 6.0 and EMUI 7.0 were skipped to match up with the Android version, and in 2017, EMUI 8.0 was launched with the integration of AI capabilities.
In 2018, EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9 Pie was launched by Huawei at the German consumer electronics exhibition IFA.
Last year on 9th August 2019, EMUI 10 based on Android 10 was announced by the company at Huawei Developer conference. The beta version of the new EMUI was also released after a few months on its announcement. Flagship smartphones from Huawei like P30 and P30 Pro will be the first phones to get the new EMUI.
List of Honor phones to get EMUI 10 Update :
- Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro,
- Huawei P30 Lite,
- Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 Lite and Mate 20 X (4G and 5G);
- Huawei Mate 20 Porsche RS,
- Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10 and Mate RS Porsche Design;
- Huawei P20 and P20 Pro,
- Huawei P Smart 2019, P Smart + 2019 and P Smart Z;
- Huawei Nova 5T, Nova 5, Nova 5 Pro, Nova 5i, Nova 4 and Nova 4e;
- Huawei Y9 Prime 2019,
- Huawei Y7 Pro 2019,
- Huawei Y6 (2019),
- Huawei Y9 2019,
- Huawei Y7 (2019),
- Huawei Y7 Pro (2019),
- Huawei Y7 Prime (2019),
- Huawei MediaPad M6 10.8,
- Huawei MediaPad M6 8.4,
- Huawei Enjoy 9S,
- Huawei Maimang 8,
- Huawei Enjoy 10 Plus.
List of Honor phones to get Android 10 update :
- HONOR 9X,
- HONOR 9X Pro,
- HONOR 20, 20 Pro and 20 Lite,
- HONOR View 10,
- HONOR View 20,
- HONOR 10, HONOR 10 GT, HONOR 10 Lite and HONOR 10 Youth Edition,
- HONOR Play,
- HONOR Note 10,
- HONOR 8X,
- HONOR 8C,
- HONOR Magic 2,
- HONOR 8A.
Note: Some of the devices listed above has already got the EMUI 10 update based on Android 10. However, the smartphones which haven’t received the EMUI 10 update will get it in the coming months. It is impossible to know exactly when the update will be released, the only thing we can say is that it will certainly be released for these models.