Huawei EMUI 9.0 rolling out to Nova 3, P20 Pro in India next week

    The Android 9 Pie-based OS comes with India-specific features like support for up to 22 Indian languages, customised Indian calendar, and deep integration of apps like Paytm.
    By INDO ASIAN NEWS SERVICE
    | Updated on Jan 18 2019, 06:20 PM IST
    Huawei Nova 3 and P20 Pro are the first smartphones to receive EMUI 9.0 update.
    Huawei Nova 3 and P20 Pro are the first smartphones to receive EMUI 9.0 update. (HT Photo)
    Huawei Nova 3 and P20 Pro are the first smartphones to receive EMUI 9.0 update.
    Huawei Nova 3 and P20 Pro are the first smartphones to receive EMUI 9.0 update. (HT Photo)

    Huawei on Friday announced that its Android Pie-based custom operating system (OS) -- EMUI 9.0 is rolling out on the P20 Pro and Nova 3 smartphones as an over-the-air (OTA) firmware update from next week in India.

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    Huawei EMUI, formerly known as "Emotion UI", is the user interface that the Chinese smartphone maker uses on its devices and Honor series. The latest EMUI 9.0 features a new user interface (UI) and full-screen gestures.

    The OS also comes with India-specific features like support for up to 22 Indian languages, customised Indian calendar, deep integration of apps like Paytm to provide greater convenience to the consumer while making payments, the company said in a statement.

    The updated EMUI 9.0 would bring a 12.9% faster performance, quicker app launch and capabilities like consolidated menus, unified design language, gesture-based navigation and on device Artificial Intelligence( AI), the company said in a statement.

    EMUI 9.0 is reaching users with password vault, digital balance dashboard, multiple backup options, one-handed controls and improved Huawei Share features, the company added.

    The smartphone player has also introduced the "GPU Turbo 2.0" in EMUI 9.0 which is the second generation graphics processing acceleration technology.

     

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    First Published Date: 18 Jan, 06:20 PM IST
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