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  Reply # 1898659 10-Nov-2017 09:32
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I think Huawei's best phone would have to be the Nexus 6p. Huawei always have had decent hardware and I found the software is what lets it down, as is the case with the majority of phone makers (except HTC which arguably has the best Android skin - after Pure Android of course)




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  Reply # 1899036 10-Nov-2017 19:26
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I asked Huawei about Android updates and received this response:

 

 

Here’s what we’ve received from Huawei:

 

P9 was updated from Android 6.0 to Android 7.0 a few months ago, we have not forgotten this device.

 

Mate 9 – We have managed monthly | bi-monthly security updates, blue borne security update already pushed out, WPA KRACK update releasing soon.

 

Mate 9 Pro – Same as above , plus we are going to release Android O + EMUI 8.0 in the coming months.

 





 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1899124 11-Nov-2017 08:36
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freitasm:

 

I asked Huawei about Android updates and received this response:

 

 

Here’s what we’ve received from Huawei:

 

P9 was updated from Android 6.0 to Android 7.0 a few months ago, we have not forgotten this device.

 

Mate 9 – We have managed monthly | bi-monthly security updates, blue borne security update already pushed out, WPA KRACK update releasing soon.

 

Mate 9 Pro – Same as above , plus we are going to release Android O + EMUI 8.0 in the coming months.

 

 

 

Can you ask on the forgotten Mate 8. Its had nothing.

 

 




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One interesting feature is Projection. Basically you can plug and external monitor or projector directly to your Huawei Mate 10 Pro. This means the monitor acts as an extension of your phone, but with a desktop interface. You are able to have multiple windows open simultaneously, plus a Start button and a taskbar. You can pin apps to the taskbar as well as change settings from the system icons on the bottom right. You can move and resize these windows (with a few exceptions) and basically work like you would with a full-fledged laptop. You can use your phone as a trackpad and virtual keyboard or pair a set of Bluetooth mouse and keyboard for  for a much better experience.

 

What's even better is that the phone interface is separate from this extension, so you can actually still use the phone as usual, including receiving calls and messages, that won't appear on your "desktop". The interface is fast enough that you can actually play videos fullscreen on extension monitor. In my case I tested this with a 55" TV, using a USB-C to HDMI cable that is found in electronics stores.

 





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  Reply # 1899655 12-Nov-2017 16:03
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Quinny:

 

freitasm:

 

I asked Huawei about Android updates and received this response:

 

 

Here’s what we’ve received from Huawei:

 

P9 was updated from Android 6.0 to Android 7.0 a few months ago, we have not forgotten this device.

 

Mate 9 – We have managed monthly | bi-monthly security updates, blue borne security update already pushed out, WPA KRACK update releasing soon.

 

Mate 9 Pro – Same as above , plus we are going to release Android O + EMUI 8.0 in the coming months.

 

 

 

Can you ask on the forgotten Mate 8. Its had nothing.

 

 

 

 

Its not likely to get anything as its now 2 models behind

 

@freitasm could you clarify about the mate 9, in still on June updates, not seen anything for blueborne yet, I check regularly.


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  Reply # 1899668 12-Nov-2017 16:29
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Jase2985:

Quinny:


freitasm:


I asked Huawei about Android updates and received this response:



Here’s what we’ve received from Huawei:


P9 was updated from Android 6.0 to Android 7.0 a few months ago, we have not forgotten this device.


Mate 9 – We have managed monthly | bi-monthly security updates, blue borne security update already pushed out, WPA KRACK update releasing soon.


Mate 9 Pro – Same as above , plus we are going to release Android O + EMUI 8.0 in the coming months.




Can you ask on the forgotten Mate 8. Its had nothing.


 



Its not likely to get anything as its now 2 models behind


@freitasm could you clarify about the mate 9, in still on June updates, not seen anything for blueborne yet, I check regularly.



Its not a case of "get an uodate". The update of emui and os came out a year ago. Listed as for NZ model. And another in March this year. They have just never had oa push here at all. We have had no update at all in NZ to that of release. The updates are out there I have to jailbreak to get them and that tbh pisses me off.

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  Reply # 1899749 12-Nov-2017 19:29
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Was I dreaming or did I read somewhere that there were different chip-sets?  within the 

 

Huawei Mate 10 models sold? some were slower than others ? maybe it was about something else.

 

I have a mate 9 pro but I think I will settle for the mate 10. I have never really used the dual sim function, not sure if there was anything else to sell me on the Pro?

 

Now I just have to sell my 9 .......





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  Reply # 1899756 12-Nov-2017 19:57
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  Reply # 1899987 13-Nov-2017 09:02
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freitasm:

 

I think you read this about test unis of the Huawei P10, months ago.

 

 

LOL that could be right thanks





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  Reply # 1903282 17-Nov-2017 14:40
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freitasm:

 

I asked Huawei about Android updates and received this response:

 

 

Here’s what we’ve received from Huawei:

 

P9 was updated from Android 6.0 to Android 7.0 a few months ago, we have not forgotten this device.

 

Mate 9 – We have managed monthly | bi-monthly security updates, blue borne security update already pushed out, WPA KRACK update releasing soon.

 

Mate 9 Pro – Same as above , plus we are going to release Android O + EMUI 8.0 in the coming months.

 

 

 

@freitasm who have you been asking this too? because i would really like to know why they have said the above and its hasnt actually happened.




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  Reply # 1903601 18-Nov-2017 10:25
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Interesting, the GMail app crashed yesterday and wouldn't show any emails. It worked after a restart but contacts from the same account disappeared.

 

I removed the accounts, disabled GMail and now using Huawei's own Email app. Let's see if it makes things a bit more stable. Seeing GMail was showing a background app message on every restart, I wonder if it could be causing other problems. Will report findings later.





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  Reply # 1904159 19-Nov-2017 18:00
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Just reading the specs online. Yet another flagship Huawei without oleophobic coating.


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  Reply # 1904174 19-Nov-2017 18:28
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freitasm:

 

I asked Huawei about Android updates and received this response:

 

 

Here’s what we’ve received from Huawei:

 

P9 was updated from Android 6.0 to Android 7.0 a few months ago, we have not forgotten this device.

 

Mate 9 – We have managed monthly | bi-monthly security updates, blue borne security update already pushed out, WPA KRACK update releasing soon.

 

Mate 9 Pro – Same as above , plus we are going to release Android O + EMUI 8.0 in the coming months.

 

 

 

 

 

The P9 is still on Android 6.0 , also the  last security update was September 2016. Huawei i feel are telling porkies





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  Reply # 1906530 23-Nov-2017 15:49
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My Mate 10 Pro received an update yesterday (as well as wife's Mate 9) with November security updates.





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