Google together with Huawei begun rolling out EMUI 5.0 update based on Android 7.0 Nougat for its Huawei smartphones in November. Now, many people who already have updated their phones to Android 7.0 Nougat are wondering whether their devices will receive support for the EMUI 5.1 update.
For those who do not know EMUI 5.1 comes with with improved controls for Quick Settings, better battery life, direct boot that allows your phone to restart and boot faster, with over 1500 emoji including 72 new ones. Also, we should not forget that this version of Android also comes with Vulkan feature for support devices which gives you the ability to play games in high-performance 3D graphics.
According to some developers and folks the Huawei smartphones which will get EMUI 5.1 update based on Android 7.1 Nougat are no more than 8 devices. Here’s the list:
- Huawei Mate 9
- Huawei Mate 8
- Huawei P9
- Huawei P9 Plus
- Huawei Glory V8
- Huawei Glory 5C
- Huawei Glory 6X
- Huawei G9 Plus
As you can see the smartphones which are mentioned above are released this year in 2016 so it seems that Huawei will not support older Huawei devices. What do you think is Android 7.1 Nougat necessary for your Huawei smartphone?