Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design EMUI 9.1 update arrives

Chinese tech giant Huawei launched the flagship Mate RS Porsche Design last year in partnership with the renowned sports car manufacturer, Porsche. The splendid design of the device caught attention of tech enthusiasts all over the world.

Along with a great design, the phone also packs some great under-the-hood specs, like the Kirin 970 processor, 4000 mAh battery, 22.5W fast charge, and yes, a whopping price tag of $1,279 too.

Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design

Just like other Huawei phones, Mate RS Porsche Design has also been getting regular Android security updates since arrival, however, it awaits the latest EMUI 9.1 (Android Pie-based).

As we highlighted in a recent coverage, among the Mate series, Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10 Porsche Design and Mate RS Porsche Design were in pipeline for EMUI 9.1. While Mate 10 and its Pro edition got the experience EMUI 9.1 recently, both Porsche Design devices were kept gawking.

But that changes now, as EMUI 9.1 is reportedly hitting the Mate RS Porsche Design units.


The all-new Mate RS Porsche Design EMUI 9.1 update weighs 3.73GB and bumps the version from to The update brings the July security patch along with the usual EMUI 9.1 features, including GPU Turbo 3.0, EROFS technology, Huawei Vlog, Share OneHop & a revamped UI.

For a quick look, here’s what the complete update changelog states, followed by some images of the same:

Adds the EROFS system function, which improves app speed and fluidity.

[Incoming call video]
Customises incoming call videos for your contacts.

[GPU Turbo 3.0]
Huawei’s GPU Turbo 3.0 acceleration technology supports dozens of more games, allowing you to enjoy an improved gaming experience.

[Huawei Vlog]
Automatically generates highlight reels, applies effects templates, and creates MVs with a single touch.

[Huawei Share OneHop]
Supports instantaneous sharing of clipboard and screen recordings between your phone and Huawei MateBook.

[Simplified settings]
Simplifies settings and options for easier operation.

Integrates Android security patches released in July 2019 for improved system security.


Just in case you haven’t received the patch yet, well, we’d like to remind airborne updates are pushed in batches, and hence may not hit all units at the same time. So, you can either wait for the OTA, or register at HiCare app for fetching EMUI 9.1 at the soonest. Happy installing!

Due credits for writing this story: Anubhav Tyagi

NOTE: To check out EMUI 9.1 has arrived on which other Huawei/Honor phones, you may route here. And for other Huawei-related updates, news, and bugs/issues, interested readers may head here.

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Anubhav Tyagi

Anubhav identifies himself as gadget fanatic & a stickler for detail and accuracy. He’s quite an aficionado of sci-fi movies, gaming, and music. When not writing about his favorite genres on PW, he can be seen clicking photographs.