Huawei has started rolling out the Android 10 update to the Mate 20 Pro, despite its issues with the US. The update comes alongside EMUI 10 which was announced back in August with a revamped UI, Always on Display, better performance and a system-wide dark mode.
The news of the update comes from Dutch-based DroidApp who reported that customers in the Netherlands have already started receiving an update to Android 10 based EMUI 10 on their Mate 20 Pro units. The latest update weighs in at 4.4GB and shifts the build number of the device to version 10.0.0.136.
The publication has shared a few screenshots of the device post the EMUI 10 update which reveals noteworthy changes to the UI and camera app. The screenshots show new location permissions which allow users to choose from options – always allow, allowing when using the app and refuse. The camera app now has a master AI option, a new settings app and a revamped notification drawer.
Besides Android 10, the update will also bring upgrade the security patch levels to September 2019 Android security. EMUI 10 features rounded UI icons, new animations, a multi-screen UI, system-wide dark mode, 1080P FHD video calling, new HiCar UI, native interconnection between smartphones and PCs and large texts and grid spaces.
On the performance front, EMUI 10 offers a 60 percent boost when using GPU Turbo. The Mate 20 Pro with EMUI 10 will also be able to offer 20 percent better performance in EROFS files system. There will also be optimisations in Turbo Link with as much as a 70 percent increase in efficiency.