Huawei Nova 3i/P Smart+ receives Android 9.0 “Pie”/EMUI9.0.1

Huawei’s Nova 3i, known as the P Smart+ in Europe, has just received EMUI9.0.1 out of nowhere.

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Huawei’s Nova 3i, released under the name of P Smart+ in Europe in August 2018, has just received Android 9.0 “Pie”/EMUI9.0.1 out of nowhere. The update before this had Google’s security patch for February 2019. After receiving EMUI9.0.1, this one included the security patch for March, bringing the security version to March 2019.

In any case, this new update changes the version from INE-LX1 to INE-LX1 and is an impressive 3.64GB in size.

The patch notes read as following:

EMUI 9.0 is here. Built on Android Pie, EMUI 9.0 preserves that essential Android flavour, with an added dash of nature and simplicity. This new version contains wonderful new technology and streamlined processes, as well as a friendlier, more beautiful design. Our improved, intuitive interface brings greater convenience in work and daily use, safeguards your data, helps you understand your digital habits and more.

We couldn’t be more proud to put EMUI 9.0 in your palm, and we hope it brings you joy and delight.

  • Simply natural

Intuitive design

We’ve simplified the UI in EMUI 9.0, making it easier and more intuitive to use.

Nature’s sounds

Alarms and ringtones are inspired by nature, bringing the wild back to your everyday.

Illustrated functionality

We’ve made it easier to learn about your phone with graphically engaging instructions and descriptions.

Simple settings

EMUI 9.0 unifies, combining once separate functions into a single, streamlined experience. All of your most frequently used settings are easier to access.

Updates the pre-downloaded songs to better cater to your preference.

  • Living smart

Smart shopping

AR scanning capability meets image recognition technology to help you track down any item and purchase it.

Scan food to count calories

Get calorie info on hundreds of different types of food. Sticking to your diet has never been easier.

  • Your mobile office


Adds features such as edit and speed up to Recorder, and optimises the interface for consistency and ease of operation.

  • Streamline efficiency

Digital balance

Understand your habits, manage your time, and get plenty of sleep. Digital balance helps you balance your device usage, so you and your family can live in perfect harmony with technology.

Faster launch times

We’ve improved launch speeds for the most popular apps on the market.

Password vault

Never worry about forgetting another password. Just put them in your Password vault, and it will autofill your passwords after a simple and secure identity authentication.

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