At its developer conference today, Huawei unveiled the EMUI 11, bringing a new design as well as feature improvements.
EMUI 11 adds a number of art-style themes and DIY AODs, as well as a more comprehensive "Smart Multi-Window" that brings a new interactive experience to users.
EMUI 11 puts the "one-shot" feature from the movie into the phone, making the user's vision and interaction more focused, and bringing more efficient operation.
EMUI 11 borrows from HarmonyOS 2.0's distributed technology to enable more interconnectivity between different devices.
EMUI 11's multi-screen collaboration feature has been further upgraded, and it will be possible to open multi-window content from mobile apps on the PC as well.
EMUI 11 supports PC tablet collaboration, allowing users to not only edit documents in the tablet interface through the PC's keyboard and mouse but also mark and draw directly with the stylus.
With shared distributed technology, EMUI 11-enabled phones can quickly connect to HarmonyOS smart home devices for fast network connectivity, intelligent interaction, and direct service delivery.
As early as EMUI 10, the TEE OS security kernel was certified with CC EAL5+, the highest security level in the world for commercial OS kernels, and EMUI 10.1 was the first mobile OS to be CC EAL4+ certified in China.
In terms of privacy, EMUI 11 includes photo sharing desensitization and privacy memo features. When sharing photos to friends through Huawei, users can choose to erase the address, time, and device of the photos.
In terms of AI features, EMUI 11's AI subtitle feature supports real-time English to Japanese to Korean translation, and text image translation after a click.
EMUI 11 officially opened beta testing today, Huawei P40, Mate 30, MatePad Pro series, and other 10 models can be upgraded, glory 30/V30, nova 7 and more models upgrade will soon get the update.
According to Huawei, EMUI 11 will work with more than 50 Huawei phones and is expected to be installed on more than 200 million units.
Huawei also said that users who upgrade to EMUI 11 will be the first to be upgraded to HarmonyOS 2.0.