We now know that many Huawei and Honor smartphones will be updated to run the Android 10 operating system. Is yours on the list?
Huawei has made detailed announcements concerning which of its devices will be updated to Android 10, so we can give you reliable information on when your phone will get the refreshed operating system. Fortunately, the rollout will be unaffected by the Android ban since the already-released devices were previously certified by Google before the executive order came into effect.
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Which Huawei phones will be updated to Android 10?
Huawei has confirmed that the following list of smartphones will be upgraded to Android 10:
- Huawei P30 Pro
- Huawei P30
- Huawei P30 lite
- Huawei Mate 20 Pro
- Huawei Mate 20
- Huawei Mate 20 X
- Huawei Mate 20 X 5G
- Huawei Mate 20 RS
- Huawei Mate 20 Lite
- Huawei P20 Pro
- Huawei P20
- Huawei Mate 10 Pro
- Huawei Mate 10
- Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Design
- Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design
- Huawei P smart 2019
- Huawei P smart+ 2019
Huawei is the parent brand of Honor, and has released similar information concerning these devices; please see the below article for more details.
When will Huawei phones be updated to Android 10?
The Huawei Mate 30 and Huawei Mate 30 Pro launched with an open-source version of Android that does not feature any of Google’s apps as standard, and without even access to the Play Store due to the recent Android ban.
Sourced from Chinese social media Weibo in late September, the following timetable shows all of the updates set to take place up until December of this year, with all the remaining devices presumably having to wait until 2020 for the new software:
- Huawei P30 series: Mid-October
- Huawei Mate 20 series: Late October
- Huawei P20 series: Late October
- Huawei P Smart 2019 series: Mid-November
- Huawei Mate 10 Series: Late November
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What will Android 10 bring to Huawei phones?
In the promotional video embedded below, Huawei is most keen to show off new features of the interface, including redesigned icons, smoother functionality, and the new Dark Mode feature. Dark Mode will introduce an optional black-and-grey theme to your device’s display, which may save some battery life and is also less harsh on your eyes than bright white light — especially when you’re in the dark. You can find out more about the OS’s new features, such as Focus Mode, Live Caption, and Gesture navigation, in the article below.
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