Huawei announces EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9.0 (Pie) will bring India-specific features

Huawei  introduced EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9.0 (Pie) at the IFA 2018 last month. Today the company has announced that  EMUI 9.0 will bring local language support, local calendar, deeper integration of Paytm, and more.

Huawei promises 12.9% better performance and 10% better app load times with EMIUI 9, compared to EMUI 8. EMUI 9.0 will feature Natural UX design with integration of nature’s sound and color with natural minimalist style, returning to the natural immersive design.

This also brings down number of settings from 940 in EMUI 8.0 to 843 in EMUI 9.0. It also promises smooth experience with GPU Turbo 2.0 that improves the graphics performance of a smartphone by 60% while reducing power consumption by 30%, and Helpful AI. Supported operators has been increased from 90 to 147, and the number of APIs has been increased from 22API to 33API, which can identify the scene.

It will support more than 1500 atomization services, up from 500. HiVision in EMUI9.0 can identify most of the world’s places of interest and over 10 million paintings. In addition to this, EMUI 9 also comes with Google’s Digital Wellbeing features that help users track how much time they are spending on their smartphones.

EMUI 9.0 will be first introduced with the Mate 20 series that will be launched on October 16th. It is in beta testing in Europe for Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, P20, P20 Pro, Honor 10, Honor View 10, and Honor Play.

Commenting on this announcement,Brody Ji, Senior Product Director, Huawei Consumer Business Group, said:

We at Huawei, are not only focused on offering distinctive user experience, but also enhance the way consumers connect with one other. The recently launched EMUI 9.0 has been developed from a commitment of creating an enjoyable, consistent and simple experience. The enhanced user experience and high-speed performance of EMUI 9.0 come together and enable an unmatched operating system for Huawei phones that is intuitive and simple. We remain committed to our mission of creating not just smart but intelligent devices that add ease and efficiency to the lives of our consumers.

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