EMUI 5.1 Update – Release Date, Features, OTA Roll-Out, Eligible Devices

EMUI 5.1 update

EMUI 5.1 update: Check out EMUI 5.1 release Date, EMUI 5.1 Features, OTA Roll-Out and list of devices eligible to get EMUI 5.1 version.

Huawei at Mobile World Congress [MWC 2017] at Barcelona not only revealed their latest Huawei P10 smartphone series but also announced EMUI 5.1 update.

EMUI 5.1 Update

FYI: Huawei phones a customized version of Android. It’s just like Xiaomi’s MIUI 9. Infact it’s much lighter than Xiaomi MIUI or Samsung’s TouchWiz.

The EMUI 5.1 is the latest EMUI version.

EMUI 5.1 Features

Moving on from EMUI 5.0, EMUI 5.1 comes with a host of new features. Apart from introducing Ultra Memory and Ultra Response, the overall performance of the device remains the biggest focus in this update. Here are some of the features of EMUI 5.1

  • Ultra Memory, a feature which frees RAM faster
  • Ultra Response feature provides faster touch response
  • New and modified gallery app
  • New EMUI Calendar app
  • Brings in a new launcher

Eligible Huawei Honor Phones to get EMUI 5.1 OTA

A number of devices from Huawei will get the EMUI 5.1 software update. The following 11 devices are confirmed to get the EMUI 5.1 update –

  1. Huawei P10
  2. Huawei P10 Plus
  3. Huawei P9
  4. Huawei P9 Plus
  5. Huawei P9 Lite
  6. Huawei Honor 9
  7. Huawei Honor 9 Pro
  8. Huawei Honor 9
  9. Huawei Honor 8 Pro
  10. Huawei Honor Magic
  11. Huawei Honor 6X
  12. Huawei Honor 8
  13. Huawei G9 Plus
  14. Huawei Honor V8

Also Read – Huawei Honor Note 9 Specifications

This happens to be the official list of devices. The list, however, will only grow bigger in coming days as Huawei will add many more devices to the list.

EMUI 5.1 Release Date, Software Roll-out

As of now the EMUI 5.0 is rolled-out to qualifying devices. The EMUI 5.1 software roll-out will begin in the second quarter of 2017. That is for the high-end Huawei phones like Huawei P9, P9 Plus, Mate 9 Pro, etc.,. The update will be rolling out to many more phones in the third and fourth quarter this year.

We will let you know when the update rolls out.


  • Which Devices will run it out of box?

The upcoming Huawei P20 and P20 Plus are expected to run EMUI 5.1 UI out of box.

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