Honor has started rolling out EMUI 9.1 for two of its mid-range smartphones of 2018. Honor 8X and the affordable gaming smartphone of 2018, Honor Play is now receiving EMUI 9.1 OTA update based on Android 9 Pie in India. The latest update is designed to enhance users’ experience with several new features and improvements including better UI Design, Gesture-Based Navigation, GPU Turbo 3.0, all-new EROFS (Extendable Read-Only File System) and Advanced Battery management among other features. The new package is being rolled out in batches this week.
Here are the key features of EMUI 9.1:
- EROFS File System
The new file system offers improved disk performance and speed and at the same time helps in saving the disk space. The EROFS file system can increase the random read speed on an average by 20% and up to 200% while also saving more than 2GB of system storage. The new file system will also ensure a higher response rate when it comes to reading files such as documents, music or videos. It also makes launching a large app, game faster.
- GPU Turbo3.0
The GPU 3.0 feature energizes gaming performance without exorbitantly snacking on the battery. The benefits include a smooth and seamless experience and improved battery performance while gaming. GPU Turbo 3.0 cuts down on SoC power consumption by 10% and optimizes the performance of the underlying system to provide a seamless gaming experience. Besides faster touch response and lower energy consumption, GPU Turbo reduces frame drops and results in a higher average frame rate compared to when the feature is switched off.
- HUAWEI Vlog
New features and effects that are perfect tools for easy editing and you can share with one-click. The Highlight videos are automatically edited with dramatic filters and give you the option to apply special speed effects and unique background music. Your cherished videos can be transformed into a personal cinematic masterpiece.
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