Android Pie (Android 9.0) has been announced recently and Huawei has developed the EMUI 9 on this Android Pie and the good news is it’s available for some Honor users to try it. You can register yourself to be an EMUI 9 beta tester if you are using Honor View 10, Honor 10 or Honor Play. Just register at Beta test
We know that a lot of users that are not eligible to be beta tester and may curious about new features for EMUI 9, so we have some summary of the new features in EMUI 9.
Natural User Interface
The user interface in EMUI 9 become simpler, the items in the setting has been reduced around 10%. A lot of advance setting items has been hide to make the user interface simpler.
Also the similar items is consolidated. The settings items that separated in EMUI 8 has been reduce to simpler settings.
The background pictures, wallpapers and sounds also changed to nature photos and sounds which bring you back to nature.
Then, the user interface also more consistence. For example, the similar buttons in the “clocks” is fix rather than different in each functions.
Last new feature in user interface is the gesture navigation. It’s a new type of navigation control with different types of slide rather than the old type of navigation buttons (slide from left or right to return, slide from bottom to home screen, slide from bottom and hold to open recent apps).
Faster & Smoother
In EMUI 9, the system operation is about 12.9% faster compare to EMUI 8 and the average app start speed improve 102ms. In addition, EMUI 9.0 also has GPU turbo 2.0 which has added more games special optimization. “Vainglory”, “Arena of Valor”, “Rules of Survival” and “NBA 2k18” has added the special optimization in GPU turbo 2.0. Furthermore, there is added a more security system call the password vault. The auto-fill function need to activate by using face recognize or fingerprint and the password is encrypted and saved in secured zone.
AI travel function has also added in this new EMUI. The AI can recognize nearly 400 European landmarks and more than 10 million of recognized famous painting. This can be satisfied your curiosity while travelling. EMUI 9 also improve the HiAI (Huawei AI system) a lot.
In the new EMUI also care about you and your family so it added the features of apps usage dashboard, apps time limit and wind down that allow you to control your life to be more balanced.
The dashboard allowed you to observe the usage of your apps and you can set the apps time limit so that you won’t be overused the apps. The wind down function is to change the phone screen into only black and white on specific time (e.g. user set 10pm to 6am as sleep time) to reduce your desire of using phone.
So are you excited for the EMUI 9?
This post has been edited by Honor Malaysia: Oct 17 2018, 07:58 AM