Mate 10 Pie update news and more: Android 9 now available in the Middle East

Huawei’s Mate 10 is a great phone, but the company isn’t resting at that. It wants the phone to be up to speed with the likes of other handsets on the market, which is why since launch, several updates have been rolled out to the flagship, some adding new features and optimizations, and others adding security updates.

On this page, we’ll help you keep track of the software updates you receive on your Mate 10 handset, be it minor or major OS upgrades.

Mate 10 update timeline

Date Software version Changelog
21 Sep 2018 | Android 9.0 Android 9 Pie beta update
24 Jul 2018 (C800) | Android 8.0 July 2018 patch and improvements to connection stability when using HiSuite to connect the phone to a PC
16 Mar 2018 | Android 8.0 Face Unlock, fixes for WeChat issues, optimizes the Settings menu, and installs March 2018 security patch

Mate 10 Android 9 Pie update

  • Stable update available in China
  • First beta arrives in the Middle East
Region Model no. Current OS Android Pie
Global single-SIM ALP-L09 Android 8.0 Expected (Q4 2018)
Global dual-SIM ALP-L29 Android 8.0 Expected (Q4 2018)
China ALP-AL00 Android 9.0 Released on 02 November 2018, wider rollout on November 10th

Huawei started rolling out the stable update to Android 9 Pie for users of the Mate 10 in China in early November. The update came in as EMUI and even though the initial rollout was limited, a full rollout started on November 10th. Again, this is for the Chinese models ALP-AL00 and ALP-TL00, but the global variants should join the party soon.

At the moment, those in the Middle East can join in the fun as the OS is now available in the region as EMUI

Related: Huawei Android 9 Pie update device list

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