18 April 2019
Chinese smartphone brand Huawei has announced that its custom Android skin EMUI 9 is now available to more devices. In the fifth patch, EMUI 9 comes to mid-budget Huawei and Honor devices. The company claims that EMUI 9 increases the system response time which has been bettered by 25.8%, application startup time decreased by 102ms and an overall system fluency improvement reported by 12.9%.
The 6 new devices that are slated to get the latest OS skin from Huawei are:
- Honor Play 7X
- Honor 9 youth version
- Honor 9i
- Huawei enjoy 7S
- Huawei enjoy 8 Plus
- Huawei enjoy 9 Plus
As per Huawei, all these devices have started receiving the update apart from Honor Enjoy 9 which should get the update between 17 and 19 April. Huawei is expected to update over 190 million devices and till now it has already offerd OS updates to 40 million devices. EMUI 9 which is built on top of Android 9 comes with heavy customisation and added features.
If you haven't recieved the update for your device yet, we'd suggest you to wait for a few days since these updates are released in a phased manner.