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  Reply # 2147701 19-Dec-2018 11:03
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Forgot to add...My P20 Pro updated to build CLT--L09 8.1.0.132(C706) a few weeks ago now. This included the GPU turbo acceleration tech and security patches up to Oct 18. Purchased from Spark on Spark network. 






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  Reply # 2148043 19-Dec-2018 18:46
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Same here,my P20 Pro updated to build CLT--L09 8.1.0.132(C706) on 4th Dec.

 

This included the GPU turbo acceleration tech and security patches up to Oct 18.

 

Purchased from NL, on 2D. 


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2149302 22-Dec-2018 14:19
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Update soon ???


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  Reply # 2149303 22-Dec-2018 14:24
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Huawei P20, P20 Pro, Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, Honor Play₹ 15,999, Honor View 10₹ 29,999, and Honor 10₹ 24,999users have a treat incoming from Huawei before the year ends. The company is now rolling out EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9.0 Pie for all these phones, after making it available in beta for a while. If you own one of these seven devices, the EMUI 9 based Android Pie update should arrive on your phone via an over-the-air (OTA) update. The rollout could be gradual so it may be a while before you see the update on your phone.


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  Reply # 2151738 29-Dec-2018 07:55
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Wee surprise to wake up to

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Should have got a pro for boxing day tho :/

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  Reply # 2151744 29-Dec-2018 08:13
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Argh.

Still no factory android 6 location based smart auto unlock.

Pull down drawer has gone from nice black with blue accent to of course... Bright white.

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  Reply # 2156615 8-Jan-2019 18:33
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Just received:

 

 

Huawei is thrilled to announce the release of the EMUI 9.0 update to Huawei smartphone users in New Zealand following the launch of its latest flagship smartphone chipset Kirin 980. Based on Android Pie that was introduced earlier this year, the new OS update will introduce a customised next generation user experience.

 

“We are excited to launch this new update in New Zealand. As one of the leading smartphone manufacturers in the global market, Huawei’s latest EMUI 9.0 update contains the newest features to make the user experience on the Mate 10 and P20 Series even better than before” says General Manager of CBG Huawei New Zealand, Gavin Cheng.

 

The enhanced UX and high-speed performance of EMUI 9.0 enable an unmatched OS for Huawei phones that are intuitive and simple. EMUI 9.0 is now available on Huawei P20 Pro, Huawei P20, Huawei Mate 10 Pro and Huawei Mate 10. The beta version will be available on Huawei Nova 3i, Huawei P10 Plus and Huawei P10 to users who register to join using the HiCare application.

 

The EMUI 9.0 achieved another milestone with a wide range of incredible features. With a concept to ‘enable a quality life’, this unique user interface (UI) system is improves the usability and experience through the numerous breakthroughs, including the following highlights:

 

Enhanced and Intuitive User Experience

 

  • Seamless gesture navigation - To streamline and optimise the smartphone experience, Huawei has introduced a new and improved gesture-based navigation system for an even more intuitive navigation experience. The gesture-based navigation gives users the ability to swipe either left or right for a seamless ambidextrous experience. Additionally, Huawei has redesigned apps such as the world clock and photos to implement advanced single-handed control features, allowing users to easily control apps from the top to the bottom of the screen without overextending their thumb.
  • Less is more – The EMUI 9.0 update reduces the number of setting items by 10 per cent, taking it from 940 to 843. This makes it easier for users to enable all location services with one touch, instead of enabling GPS, WLAN, and mobile location services separately, streamlining the process and saving time. Reducing the number of items has ultimately led to a more superior user experience.
  • Natural and immersive - EMUI 9.0 brings nature into the home of Huawei users by incorporating nature-inspired sounds. All new alarm ring tones include natural ambient sounds ranging from the sound of water flowing to birds chirping. EMUI 9.0 leverages the Smart Colour Picker to improve the contrast and vibrancy of the UI as well as the readability of text, creating an immersive and natural experience. The new system focuses on a faster and smoother animation, minimising the possibilities of lagging between the usage of different apps and functions.
  • Digital Wellbeing – The update includes features that are designed to improve quality of life when it comes to smartphone usage. Colors & Eye Comfort offers options for a paper-like viewing, a customized viewing, or an Eye Comfort viewing for more comfortable reading at night. The update also comes with a variety of settings to achieve true digital balance with the ability to access a comprehensive break down of their screen time, as well as how often users unlock their devices. Users also have the ability to set boundaries with the option to restrict screen or app time without limiting the device from performing essential tasks such as Messaging and Dialer. 

High-speed Performance

 

Speed is everything to Huawei and that is reflected in the EMUI 9.0 update. Not only is Huawei one of the first handset makers to launch a custom OS based on Android Pie, but the new system also boasts a smoother performance with 12.9 per cent improvement from its predecessor.

 

The app launching time has also shortened by a noticeable amount. It can launch popular apps such as Instagram 12 per cent faster and Spotify 11 per cent faster as well.

 

One of the heavyweight features of EMUI 9.0 will be its GPU Turbo 2.0 technology, the second generation of Huawei’s innovative graphics processing acceleration technology. GPU Turbo 2.0 can enhance touch controls in games and works in tandem with the App Assistant feature to deliver a smooth, premium mobile gaming experience. These features all allow for a more efficient user experience while operating the phone.

 





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  Reply # 2159437 11-Jan-2019 20:10
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Does anyone in New Zealand have this update for the P20 Pro yet? My 2Degrees handset is still on 8.1.0.132.

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  Reply # 2159564 12-Jan-2019 07:35
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Same here , a 2 Degrees P20 Pro on CLT--L09 8.1.0.132(C706) , Huawei update program is as bad as Samsung, who will be first, S8 is supposed to see 9 in February.........

 

We are a small market in little old NZ, so we shouldn't expect anything else.


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  Reply # 2159566 12-Jan-2019 07:55
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BusterEdwards:

Same here , a 2 Degrees P20 Pro on CLT--L09 8.1.0.132(C706) , Huawei update program is as bad as Samsung, who will be first, S8 is supposed to see 9 in February.........


We are a small market in little old NZ, so we shouldn't expect anything else.



Downloading now :)


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  Reply # 2160927 14-Jan-2019 13:34
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StructureDr:
BusterEdwards:

Same here , a 2 Degrees P20 Pro on CLT--L09 8.1.0.132(C706) , Huawei update program is as bad as Samsung, who will be first, S8 is supposed to see 9 in February.........


We are a small market in little old NZ, so we shouldn't expect anything else.



Downloading now :)



Damn. Still not showing here

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  Reply # 2161044 14-Jan-2019 16:47
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Oh I just took out my 2degrees sim put in my Voda aus sim and the update was there

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  Reply # 2161188 14-Jan-2019 21:10
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friendlymonkey: Oh I just took out my 2degrees sim put in my Voda aus sim and the update was there

 

 

 

Did the same here, got a $2 sim from Countdown, soon as phone started up, update came up

 

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 2161190 14-Jan-2019 21:17
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I had a look at the P20 Pro in a Vodafone shop today.

 

The salesman said it has wireless charging, but I couldn't see any mention of this in the specs.

 

And could someone confirm it has no SD card slot?

 

Thank you.





Life is too short to remove USB safely.


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  Reply # 2161280 15-Jan-2019 08:44
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kiwifidget:

 

I had a look at the P20 Pro in a Vodafone shop today.

 

The salesman said it has wireless charging, but I couldn't see any mention of this in the specs.

 

And could someone confirm it has no SD card slot?

 

Thank you.

 

 

 

 

Confirmed: P20 Pro has no wireless charging and no SD card slot.






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