Huawei Mate 20 Pro is the ultimate flagship smartphone from the Chinese company for the year 2019. The phone, as expected, packs some punch in terms of performance hardware, but we all know the big role software plays in maintaining peak overall performance in the long term.
On this page, we bring you all the news about what Huawei will be doing to the Mate 20 Pro software as it aims to maintain top-notch performance and improve it even further with new features, functionalities as well as fixes for any bugs that may pop up along the way.
Huawei Mate 20 Pro update timeline
|Date||EMUI version & Android OS||Changelog|
|20 Jan 2020||NA | Android 10||Stable EMUI 10, New camera UI, Android 10 features|
|12 Oct 2019||10.0.0.136 | Android 10||Android 10-based EMUI 10 Open Beta, September 2019 security patch|
|09 May 2019||18.104.22.1685 | Android 9||Installs EMUI 22.214.171.1245 (C185E10R1P16) with May 2019 security update|
|19 Apr 2019||126.96.36.199 | Android 9||Stable EMUI 9.1 update with April 2019 security patch, support for long-pressing the power button to trigger HiVoice digital assistant, GPU Turbo technology, PC continuity for sharing content with Matebook, displaying third-party app notifications when display is off, motion sensing games, incoming call videos for contacts, and improves system stability in certain scenarios (China)|
|11 Apr 2019||188.8.131.52 | Android 9||Installs EMUI 9.1 beta update, April 2019 security patch, adds support for displaying messages of third-party apps when the screen is off, Allows you to press and hold the Power button for a second to launch HiVoice, Huawei’s GPU Turbo acceleration technology now supports dozens of more games, allowing you to enjoy an improved gaming experience (China)|
|25 Mar 2019||184.108.40.206 | Android 9||March 2019 security patch in India as EMUI 220.127.116.11 (C675E14R1P17), bug fixes, and more|
|15 Mar 2019||18.104.22.168 | Android 9||The new update adds multiple green apps and simplifies settings and options of the device (China)|
|24 Jan 2019||22.214.171.124 | Android 9||Turns on the automatic watermark switch and automatically add the Leica watermark, Folder layout updated to 3×4 format when using the rear camera recording for a better experience, bug fixes, and January 2019 security patch in China|
|22 Jan 2019||126.96.36.199 | Android 9||Installs EMUI 188.8.131.52 (C636E10R3P2) update with January 2019 security patch, super macro camera mode for better closeup photos and improvements to the smoothness of navigation gestures, the zoom shortcut in the viewfinder, and call experience in certain scenarios|
|04 Jan 2019||184.108.40.206 (C185E10R1P16) | Android 9||December 2018 security patch, improvements to face unlock and camera performance, bug fixes, and more|
|06 Dec 2018||220.127.116.11 (C316E11R1P16) | Android 9||Improvements to face unlock, fingerprint unlocking speed, and camera quality, better positioning in Google Maps, fixes Google Messages notification badge issue and integrates the November 2018 security patches|
|01 Nov 2018||18.104.22.168 (C316E11R1P16) | Android 9||Adds new filters and effects, introduces the AI zoom feature for improved mini video recording and integrates October 2018 security patches|
|28 Oct 2018||22.214.171.124 (C432E10R1P16) | Android 9||Optimizes Face unlock performance, includes new features in the camera app (new filters and effects, AI zoom for mini video recording)|
Mate 20 Pro Android 10 update
- EMUI 10 stable build now rolling out
Huawei Mate 20 Pro joined the Android 10 beta program in May 2019 and even though it got ousted a while later, it was restored into the program soon after. We expect that the stable version, which will include EMUI 10 on top, will be ready somewhere in Q4 2019.