Huawei P30 Series, Mate 20 Series Android 10 Update Rollout Underway in China, Europe

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Chinese smartphones major Huawei has started to roll out the official Android 10 update to its flagship-grade camera centric handsets that it sells under the ‘Mate’ and the ‘P’ series monikers. Handsets that have been included in the list for this round of update include the Huawei P30 Pro, the Huawei P30, the Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, and the Mate 20X. According to initial reports, the Android 10 rollout first Started in China, and as you read this, is being issued to handsets in other regions. As the case is with most updates, graduating to Android 10 will endow these handsets with new software features and enhancements on the UI front with EMUI 10, the newest Android 10 based version of EMUI. Interestingly, the news of this software update for Huawei devices comes at around the same time Huawei’s sub-brand Honor also issued an Android 10 (and Magic UI 3.0) update for a few Honor 20 series handsets.

Huawei P30, Huawei P30 Pro Android 10 Update Details

As per reports, the Huawei P30 and its more expensive sibling, the P30 Pro, have started receiving the official nod to Android 10. In most regions, this update graduates both these phones to EMUI version 10.0.0.168. Also pertinent to note is that the update isn’t small by any measure as the process involves a 4GB download. 

Huawei Mate Series Android 10 Update details

Moving on to the Mate 20 and the Mate 20 Pro, both these handsets once they receive the Android 10 update shall graduate to EMUI version 10.0.0.154. For the Huawei Mate 20 X (4G), the EMUI version shall be 10.0.0.180. These update packages are also large files that exceed 4.50GB in size. It is, therefore, essential that you use WI-Fi to download these files, preferably on a fast connection. Once the update package is downloaded, ensure that the phone has enough battery and start the update process, which ideally should not take more than 15 minutes. In case you haven’t received a notification for the update yet, try going to the Settings > System > Software update > Check for Updates options and check for the same manually.


Having spent the better part of the last decade writing about technology, Rahul is among the most experienced tech journalists in India. His writing career began back to 2006 when he started off as a member of the Microsoft PYPC (Protect Your PC) team. At Microsoft, most of his time was spent on creating and updating Microsoft’s Knowledge Base articles. In 2008, thanks to his proclivity for consumer technology, he joined Techtree, then India’s most popular consumer tech website. In his decade-long career, Rahul has contributed to several Indian and International publications including GQ Magazine, Onlygizmos, iPhoneHacks, and The Inquisitr.

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