EMUI 10 (Magic UI 3.0) – Huawei, Honor Phones List, features and release date, Android 10 update

Update 11 / 14 / 2019 – Huawei P30 and P30 Pro start receiving the EMUI 10 stable update in China and Europe. The update size for Europe is 4.47GB with firmware version, while, China gets package size 5.01GB with EMUI version number.

EMUI 10 update for Huawei P30 and P30 Pro
EMUI 10 update for Huawei P30 / P30 Pro in Europe (left) and China (right)

Huawei recently introduced EMUI 10 based on the latest Android 10, a new OS upgrade for its devices. According to the company, there are more than 500 million active daily users in the world using EMUI enabled devices. They are registered in 216 countries or regions around the world, supporting 77 different languages.

Since EMUI 8 had arrived, the inventory users have been close to 100 million. It further reached to 120 million marks when EMIUI 9 was launched. The upgrade rate is 84%, nearly IOS 12, the company claimed during the EMUI 10 launch event.

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EMUI 10 Features

EMUI 10 gains several new features and bug fixes over the EMUI 9. It will be called Magic UI 3.0, which is a rebranded version of EMUI 10 without any major change in the UI. The EMUI 10 obtains most of the features from Android 10 and some exclusively offering. In this article, we will be covering all the new features of EMUI 10. Let’s explore the EMIUI 10 best features!

Dark Mode

The latest EMIUI version incorporates one of the most anticipated features Dark Mode. It is designed to follow the three principles of legibility, comfort, and consistency. Along with built-in Huawei apps, third-party applications can also have a dark experience with the system level. At present, many mobile phones have a dark mode. But the adjustments for the general third-party application do not well optimised, resulting in a more severe split.

Ark Complier

EMUI10 also introduces the Ark compiler to ensure that the new system is fluid enough. It indicates even the older models of Huawei phones can upgrade EMUI10 under the support of the Ark compiler while ensuring that the phone runs smoothly.

On the technical level, say that the Ark compiler eliminates the need for secondary compilation after traditional Android application development, reducing system resource consumption. At the same time, the memory recovery mechanism has been improved with an overall smooth experience. The Ark compiler will become fully open-source next year benefiting more Android apps.

Also Read: Huawei Mate 30 series officially confirmed to arrive on September 19

Redesigned Icon Pack

EMUI 10 new icons
EMUI 10 new icons

Huawei has also redesigned the icon, but the overall style of EMUI 9.1 is continuous, and the old users will adapt to it. The new icon pack gets flattered and cleaner, which may be the result of the extensive use of the golden ratio. System’s photo albums and notes use a magazine design.

Always-on Display (AOD)


EMUI 10 gets an Always-on-display feature with major applied tweaks to EMUI 9. The battery indicator now locates at the top right of the display instead of the bottom, and you will be able to see currently playing music.

 Videos Call

One of the essential features in EMUI 10 is refined video call functionality. It brings several changes in traditional video calling. You can now choose to use the microphone and speaker of the speaker to make a call. The sound quality and experience will be better. You can let the TV display the mobile phone video call on the big screen. But the mobile phone will handle all operations. Bringing multiple devices to switch and merge usage scenarios seamlessly.

Desktop Mode

PCs and mobile phones can work together with EMUI 10 for office and productivity. These devices can be easily connected by NFC or scan code to each other. The computer can control the mobile phone, and the mobile phone application can also be used on the computer screen. Data such as nails, WPS, and WeChat can be seamlessly shared between the phone and the computer as if it were the same device.

Magazine layout

Another most crucial point is the introduction of a magazine format. Why do you like to read magazines? One of the reasons is that a large number of appropriate blanks make people visually very comfortable. EMUI 10 introduces this concept into the mobile phone page, enlarges the main title, and forms a layered sense with the second-level title and body. More in line with reading habits, EMUI10 is a design that strikes the right balance between magazine layout and one-handed control.

Privacy Enhancements

Android 10 highly focused on enhanced privacy functionality. Apps permissions have been improved significantly with apps that require explicit consent to track your location in the background. Every time it will ask you to permit whenever a particular app needs your location. You have more power to manage your apps according to your needs. Apart from that, other security features have been upgraded either.

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EMUI 10 Release Date Confirmed

EMUI 10 update schedule

The company confirms the full schedule of the EMUI 10 update. It will debut with Huawei Mate 30 series on September 19. Huawei P30 series will follow this in November month later this year. In December 2020, the update will send to Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 RS, Mate 20X (4G), Honor 20, Honor View 20 and Honor 20 Pro. Huawei P30 Lite, P20 series. Lastly, the Mate 10 series will get it by March 2020, while, remaining devices will only get it in Q2, 2020. Below is the list of the smartphones to get EMUI 10 update

EMUI 10 / Magic UI 3.0 Phones List (Global ROM)

Huawei has already confirmed that EMUI 10 will officially debut with its flagship Mate 30 series. EMUI 10 beta update has released to Huawei P30 series. Huawei Mate 30 was first introduced with stable EMUI 10 ROM as expected. Below is the completed schedule with phones list:

EMUI 10 update for Huawei Phones (Global)

Phase 1 (November 2019)

  • Huawei P30
  • Huawei P30 Pro

Phase 2 (December 2019)

  • Huawei Mate 20
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 20 X
  • Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche Design

Phase 3 (March 2020)

  • Huawei P30 Lite
  • Huawei P20 Series
  • Huawei Mate 10 series

Magic UI 3.0 update for Honor Phone

launching in December 2019

  • Honor 20
  • Honor 20 Pro
  • Honor V20
  • Honor Magic 2

EMIUI 10 / Magic UI 3.0 Beta update for China

In addition to providing the global roadmap, Huawei has released a list of beta testers by covering as much as 33 Huawei and Honor devices for China. According to the provided list, Huawei P30 series will start public beta testing as soon as mid-October. In contrast, the Mate 20 series will begin getting in late-October followed by Mate 10 in late-November. The P20 series is likewise getting the EMUI 10 beta by late-October, but the difference is that it is closed Beta with limited availability.

EMIUI 10 devices list for China

Nova 4e and Nova 5 Pro series will start receiving in October and November this year. When it comes to Honor devices, The Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro, Honor V20 and Magic 2 will get the open beta by late October. All the remaining devices will get it by November and December month. The company further adds that more devices are joining the list soon. So, don’t worry if your device doesn’t appear on the current list. Below is the complete list of devices getting EMUI 10 open Beta update:

Public Beta

  • Huawei P30 / P30 Pro (Mid-October)
  • Huawei Mate 20 / Mate 20 Pro / Mate 20X (4G) / Mate 20 RS Porsche (Late-October)
  • Honor 20 / Honor 20 Pro / Honor V20 / Honor Magic 2 (Late-October)
  • Huawei Enjoy 8s / Maimang 8 (Mid-November)
  • Honor 10 Youth Edition / Honor 20i (Mid-November)
  • Huawei Mate 10 / Mate 10 Pro / Mate 10 Porsche Design / Mate RS Porsche Design (Late-November)

Closed Beta

  • Huawei Nova 4E / Maimang 7 / Enjoy 10 Plus (Early-October)
  • Huawei P20 / P20 Pro (Late-October)
  • Huawei Mate 20X 5G (Early-November)
  • Huawei Nova 5 Pro (Mid-November)
  • Huawei Tablet M6 10.8 / 8.4 (Mid-November)
  • Huawei Nova 4 (Late-November)
  • Honor 10 / Honor V10 / Honor 8X (Late-November)
  • Honor 9X / Honor 9X Pro (Mid-December)

The internal Beta development for Huawei P30 series has already started soon after the EMIUI 10 revealed. The Huawei Mate 10 series joined it later. The List reveals that the same update starts pouring to Maimang 8 and Huawei Enjoy 8s from September 27.

Must Read: Huawei officially releases 33 Huawei / Honor phones list getting EMUI 10 Beta update

All in all, the company is all set to deliver the EMUI 10 update on the devices as mentioned above. If your device is not in the above list, either you are not eligible for the new OS upgrade, or it will take a longer time. If you have any questions remaining? Please do let’s know in the below comment section. Have a good day!

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