[Updated] Huawei EMUI 11 or Magic UI 4.0 to get Android 11 Double tap gesture feature; EMUI 10.1 to debut on March 26
New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….
Original story (published on March 24, 2020) follows:
While there still quite a number of phones from Huawei and Honor waiting for the EMUI 10 or the Magic UI 3.0, the Chinese OEM is expected to bring one interesting feature with the EMUI 11 and Magic UI 4.0.
Recently, Google released the Developer Preview 2 of the Android 11 and there are certain new features that we are going to see with the latest iteration of the Android 11. If you are interested in knowing about the features of the Android 11 that has, till now, surfaced, then you can head here.
Moreover, with the latest Android 11 DP 2, Google introduced a new feature where users can tap the back of the phone to perform certain actions like triggering voice assistant, controlling media, snoozing alarms, launching cameras and more.
And since EMUI 11 or Magic UI 4.0 will be based on the Android 11 OS, both UIs are expected to get this feature. What’s more interesting is that this feature does not require any special hardware and makes the use of accelerometer and gyroscope on the phone.
Now, the next thing that might hit your mind would be whether my device is eligible for the EMUI 11 or Magic UI 4.0 update or not? Then to answer this, you can head here, to read our post that lists all the Huawei and Honor phones that are speculated to get Android 11 (EMUI 11 or Magic UI 4.0).
Although there is enough time left for the launch of EMUI 11 or Magic UI 4.0, there is some good news for the Huawei users. As per a recent tweet by the official Twitter handle of EMUI, the EMUI 10.1 is scheduled to debut on March 26, just 3 days from now!
The way you mingle with your folks is about to change forever. EMUI10.1 is 3 days away. Get Ready!
#ASeamlessAILife #EMUI #HUAWEIP40
Moreover, EMUI 10.1 has recently bagged a certificate from China Cybersecurity Review Technology and Certification Center, a cybersecurity standard for smartphone’s software and is slated to debut pre-installed on the Huawei P40 series on March 26.
This custom UI of Huawei has also picked up the EAL4+ (Evaluation Assurance Level) certificate that ensures that the product meets the specified international security requirements.
As far as the features of the EMUI 10.1 are concerned, it is going to bring improved GPU Turbo, new HMS capabilities, etc. Check out the CCRT certificate below:
Here is the list of EMUI 10.1 eligible devices:
- Huawei Mate 30 Pro
- Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G
- Huawei Mate 30
- Huawei Mate 30 5G
- Huawei Mate 30 RS Porsche Design
- Huawei P30
- Huawei P30 Pro
- Huawei Mate X
- Huawei Mate 20
- Huawei Mate 20 Pro
- Huawei Mate 20 X 4G
- Huawei Mate 20 X 5G
- Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche Design
- Huawei P30 Lite
- Huawei P20
- Huawei P20 Pro
- Huawei Nova 6
- Huawei Nova 6 5G
- Huawei Nova 6 SE/Nova 7i
- Huawei Nova 5T
- Huawei Nova 5
- Huawei Nova 5i
- Huawei Nova 5 Pro
- Huawei Nova 5i Pro
- Huawei Enjoy 10S
- Huawei Enjoy 10 Plus
- Huawei Y9s
- Huawei Y9 Prime 2019
- Huawei P smart+ 2019
- Huawei MatePad Pro, 5G
- Huawei MediaPad M6 Series
List of devices eligible for Magic UI 3.1:
- Honor V30 (Magic UI)
- Honor V30 Pro/View30 Pro (Magic UI)
- Honor 20 (Magic UI)
- Honor 20 Pro (Magic UI)
- Honor 20S (Magic UI)
- Honor V20/View20 (Magic UI)
- Honor Magic 2 (Magic UI)
- Honor 9x (EMUI)
- Honor 9X Pro (EMUI)
- Honor 20 Youth Edition (EMUI)
- Honor 10 (EMUI)
- Honor 20i/20lite/10i (EMUI)
We will keep you posted if some other devices are also made eligible by Huawei to receive the EMUI 10.1 and Magic UI 3.1 update.
Update 1 (August 6)
Huawei is set to officially announce its EMUI 11/Magic UI 4.0 skin based on Android 11 or possibly even HarmonyOS during the Huawei Developer Conference 2020 which is scheduled to take place in China from September 10 to September 12. The announcement was made on Huawei’s official Twitter account.
Update 2 (August 19)
We’ve now got a glimpse of some of the features and improvements that are expected to come with the EMUI 11 update for Huawei phones via a list on Huawei’s Consumer forum. These include an enhanced dark mode, improved gestures, easy file sharing, and more. For more details, head here.
Update 3 (September 04)
IST 07:32 pm: Huawei is preparing to recruit beta testers to check out new features on EMUI 10.1. Huawei P40, Mate 30, and MatePad Pro series device owners can register for the internal recruitment. The new features may be brought over to EMUI 11. To know the full story, head here.
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