Unveiled on September 11 during the Huawei Developer Conference, Huawei's new interface has so far been officially based on Android 10. However, some sources claim that the Chinese manufacturer is working on a version compatible with the latest Android update .
BecauseEMUI 11 is based on Android 10, the announcement of its upcoming release had made some Huawei users tick. How about Android 11 instead? The company then wanted to reassure by confirming that features of Android 11 will be integrated into the new interface, but that EMUI would continue to operate Android 10 for a long time.
In reality, it did not take long for Huawei to take a close interest in Android 11. Since the deployment of the OS on September 8, and as soon as the code of it went into open source and the firm was able to work on adapting its interface to this one. According to some sources, a new version of EMUI 11 based on Android 11 would thus be ready to be launched, in particular on the Mate 40 Pro upon its release in Europe.
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A new version that will do without Google
While the version based on Android 10 is still in beta testing on P40 and the Mate 30 pro, we can imagine that these devices will benefit from the update once the interface is stable. However, no official confirmation has yet been made.
This year has been a real challenge for Huawei which, in a short time, had to find alternatives to the Google services which the company must now do without. Due to restrictions imposed by the US government, she could not get the latest version of Android to work on its new interface, which explains the delay in its development.
The Chinese manufacturer has however not been idle and in particular revealed last month Harmony, its OS thought to be a direct competitor of Android and which will also be compatible with all smartphones under EMUI 11. Remember that the ban on 'Using Google services does not prevent Huawei from installing Android on its smartphones, but that they will not benefit from Google services or official updates. While waiting to learn more about the future of the brand, you can find the list of the first Huawei and Honor phones that will receive the EMUI update.