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Huawei brings EMUI 9 update for its older models in the UAE

Upgrade is expected to increase phone performance by 25% on average and makes a significant improvement to battery life

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UAE residents using older Huawei devices can now upgrade their Android system to the latest EMUI 9.0. the most up-to-date Huawei Android interface from the Chinese company.

The update reduces wait times and increases battery life; the company announced.

According to data collected at the beginning of June 2019, Huawei says the number of users that have upgraded from EMUI 8.X to EMUI 9 has exceeded 80 million globally and continues to grow. It is estimated that this figure will reach 100 million by the end of June.

EMUI 9 is available now for the Mate 10 series, which launched in 2017, as well as the P20 series, Mate RS, and nova 3, which launched in 2018. The Mate 9 series, P10 series and Nova3i, which launched in 2016, 2017 and 2018 respectively, are in the process of continuous upgrades.

EMUI 9 features natural UI, ultra-convenient full-screen gesture navigation, smoother operational experience, and GPU Turbo 2.0.

Customers who have not upgraded their phones to EMUI 9 can follow instructions that are available on their phone (Settings > Software Update). Alternatively, they can sign up for the EMUI 9 upgrade through Hicare (please note that the upgrade through Hicare is only available in certain countries and regions). Staff in Huawei retail stores and service centers are also able to provide upgrade support.

Timings of push notifications for the new EMUI 9 upgrade will vary by country. To find out which EMUI version is currently in use, customers can check their phone (Settings > System > About Phone).