EMUI 10 – these are the new features for Huawei and Honor devices


Huawei has already launched the EMUI 9.1 update on a range of its devices and most users will now have an eye on the EMUI 10 update. Yes, EMUI 10 will be the last version of the EMUI version that is said to be based on  Google’s Android Q 10 operating system.

The successor to Huawei’s EMUI 9.1 operating system is already in the final development phase and is scheduled to be officially released on August 9th at the Huawei Developer Conference 2019. Shortly before the launch event, the promotional images were disclosed revealing several key features.

According to the source, the EMUI 10 operating system promo was published online on the Huawei developers website in China, which saw major visual and performance changes in the upcoming EMUI 10.0.


These are the following features and changes observed in the EMUI 10 operating system:

  1. Classification of the design and effects of the user interface elements.
  2. Management and sorting of the gallery contents.
  3. Video ringtones.
  4. New customization options for themes, backgrounds, and fonts.
  5. Improvements to the functionality of system animations, games, and videos.

The promotional images also mark ” 10.0 a new user interface everywhere ” and ” different user interface ” which clearly underlines the important changes in the user interface. However, we have to wait for the HDC 2019 event which was scheduled from August 9th to 11th for all the official features of EMUI 10 and other announcements.

To remind you, Huawei has already confirmed the EMUI 10 update for at least 17 smartphones so far. These include Huawei P30, Mate 20, P20 series and many others. Not only Huawei, but its secondary brand Honor also confirmed the EMUI 10 update based on Android Q for Honor 20, Honor 10 smartphones.

In addition to EMUI 10, Huawei is also working on its latest flagship smartphones- Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro. Most likely, these devices will be the first company laptops to be supplied with the EMUI 10 skin ready for use.

EMUI 10 update for Huawei / Honor- the appropriate devices

Below is the list of officially confirmed Huawei smartphones to get the EMUI 10 update based on Android Q. The list reads:

  • Huawei P30 Pro
  • Huawei P30
  • Huawei P30 lite
  • Huawei Mate 20
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 20 RS DESIGN PORSCHE
  • Huawei Mate 20 X
  • Huawei Mate 20 X (5G)
  • Huawei Mate 20 Lite
  • Huawei P Smart 2019
  • Huawei P Smart + 2019
  • Huawei P Smart Z
  • Huawei P20 Pro
  • Huawei P20
  • Huawei Mate 10
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 10 PORSCHE DESIGN

Honor Update EMUI 10 – Eligible Devices (confirmed)

The following are Honor smartphones to get the EMUI 10 update based on Android Q:

  • Honor 20
  • Honor 20 Pro
  • Honor 20 Lite
  • Honor 8X
  • Honor View 20 [Honor V20]
  • Honor 9X
  • Honor 9X Pro
  • Honor 10
  • Honor View 10

List of devices that will probably receive the EMUI 10.0 update:

Huawei series:

  • Huawei Y9 2019 (Huawei Enjoy 8 Plus)
  • Huawei Y9 Prime 2019
  • Huawei Y7 (2019)
  • Huawei Y7 Pro (2019)
  • Huawei Y7 Prime (2019)
  • Huawei Nova 5
  • Huawei Nova 5 Pro
  • Huawei Nova 5i
  • Huawei Nova 5i Pro
  • Huawei Nova 4
  • Huawei Nova 4e

Honor Series:

  • Honor 10 GT
  • Honor 10 Lite
  • Honor Note 10
  • Honor 8X max
  • Honor Magic 2
  • Honor 8C
  • Honor 8A

EMUI 10 – Release date

EMUI 10 has been confirmed to be announced on August 9th at the company’s annual developer meeting. Coming to implementation via OTA, it will happen shortly after Google has started distributing stable Android Q updates for its Pixel devices.

Huawei has scheduled an annual three-day developers conference in Dongguan City, China, from 9 to 11 August. During these days, Chinese telecommunications technology will announce several new hardware products and software services. Among all, EMUI 10 will be one of the main announcements at HDC 2019.

EMUI 10 is the next biggest update for Huawei and Honor devices. This last EMUI skin will be based on  Android Q  OS. Huawei has not disclosed any details on  EMUI 10, so August 9th will be the date when all Huawei fans will know all about the new user interface.