Huawei Mate 20 Pro update: New OTA adds super macro camera mode, Jan 2019 security patch, and improves navigation controls

Huawei Mate 20 pro software update

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.


Mate 20 Pro update timeline

Date EMUI version & Android OS Changelog
10 Jan 2019 | Android 9 January 2019 security patch, adds super macro camera mode for  better closeup photos and improves the smoothness of navigation gestures, Improves the zoom shortcut in the viewfinder, Improves call experience in certain scenarios
04 Jan 2019 (C185E10R1P16) | Android 9 December 2018 security patch, improvements to face unlock and camera performance, bug fixes, and more
06 Dec 2018 (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 (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 (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 Q update

Huawei Mate 20 Pro will receive at least two major Android OS upgrades, beginning with Android Q. No Huawei device participated in Android P early access program. Whether this will change when the first Android Q developer preview is released next year remains to be seen.

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