Huawei Mate 20 X Android 11 (EMUI 11) Update Status: Everything We Know

EMUI 11 from Huawei is incoming and it is a custom UI iteration based on Android 11 both of which are expected to go official in Q3 2020 with the latter being the first to arrive. EMUI 11 will start rolling out thereafter to all eligible devices such as the Huawei Mate 20 X as listed here so read along to know its update status.

Huawei Mate 20 X Android 11 (EMUI 11) Update Status: Everything We Know

Will Huawei Mate 20 X get Android 11-based EMUI 11 Update?

Apparently, Huawei Mate 20 X is a flagship phone that arrived with Huawei Mate 20 series with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box. This makes it eligible to get Android 11-based EMUI 11 as well which will be its second and last major upgrade.

When will Huawei Mate 20 X get Android 11-EMUI 11 Update?

Updated on November 24, 2020: Today Huawei finally revealed the timeline to roll out the EMUI 11 based on Android 11 for all the supported Huawei devices. Which, Huawei Mate 20 X will receive the official EMUI 11 in Q1 2021 (First Quarter). For more detail:

Middle East and Africa, Russia:

  • Huawei Mate 20X 4G (EVR) – Q1 2021 (First Quarter)
  • Huawei Mate 20X 5G (EVR) – Q1 2021 (First Quarter)

Asia Pacific:

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  • Huawei Mate 20X 4G (EVR) – Q1 2021 (First Quarter)
  • Huawei Mate 20X 5G (EVR) – Q1 2021 (First Quarter)

West Europe:

  • Huawei Mate 20X 4G (EVR) – Q1 2021 (First Quarter)
  • Huawei Mate 20X 5G (EVR) – Q1 2021 (First Quarter)

Northeast Europe:

  • Huawei Mate 20 (HMA) – Q1 2021 (First Quarter)
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro (LYA) – Q1 2021 (First Quarter)

November 11, 2020: Now that it is clarified that Huawei Mate 20 X will get EMUI 11, the question is when? Perhaps the answer is not that easy to answer at the moment given the fact that Huawei hasn’t yet released a roadmap for the EMUI 11 release yet. Of course, there are estimates according to which Huawei Mate 20 X is likely to intercept the update in Q3 2020 or by the end of this year.

EMUI 11 Status

EMUI 11 is under development at the time of writing this. The upcoming iteration is based on Android 11 and it is expected to arrive in Q3 2020. This was confirmed by Huawei’s head honcho Wang Chenglu although it is much likely to happen in September given that Huawei is scheduled to hold an event in the last week of the month.

Huawei Mate 20 X Specifications

Talking about the specifications, Huawei Mate 20 X sports a 7.2” OLED panel with 1080×2244 pixels resolution and it is HDR10 compliant. The phone has a Kirin 980 7nm octa-core chipset bundled with 6/8GB RAM along with 128/256GB on UFS 2.1 storage. About the optics, the phone packs in a triple 40+8+20MP camera setup while the front has a 24MP sensor. There’s a 5,000 mAh battery under the hood with a 22.5W fast charging tech on-board.

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