Huawei Nova 5 Android 10 release date and EMUI 10 features

If you’re using or planning to buy the Huawei Nova 5 handset, this article is for you. Here in this article, we will share the details of Huawei Nova 5 Android 10 release date and EMUI 10 features overview.

Google’s Android 10 OS is now official and already rolling out to some of the device models. Such as Google Pixel series, Essential PH, Redmi K20 Pro, OnePlus 7 Pro devices. The new latest version of Android brings so many new features like New UI changes, security improvements, gesture navigation, Dark mode, and many more. The Android 10 (aka Android Q) is the 10th generation of Android OS and the successor version of Android 9.0 Pie. Make sure to bookmark this article to get the update of Android 10 for Huawei Nova 5.

Huawei Nova 5 Android 10 Release Date

Huawei has recently announced the latest EMUI 10 custom skin based on Android 10 at Huawei’s developer conference a month ago. The new version of custom skin already surfaced on new refreshed Huawei P30 Pro device variants at IFA previous week. The company has revealed the update timeline for its devices for the Android 10 stable version as well.

The EMUI 10 is currently available in the beta version on Huawei P30 and P30 Pro devices. Therefore, both the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro devices will get a stable EMUI 10 update based on Android 10 in November this year. Meanwhile, Huawei also mentions that the EMUI 10 update for the Huawei Nova 5 series will get the update in Q2 2020.

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EMUI 10 Features

As the latest Android version is the 10th generation of Google’s Android OS and it brings a bunch of new features and system improvements as well. Therefore, the Android 10 based EMUI 10 custom skin will also get all the core features. Meanwhile, Huawei has added some of the new functionalities to EMUI 10.

1. 3D Touch:

It gives a super smooth touch effect with animation. It feels so fast and responsive than a normal touch pressure effect.

2. Live Caption:

The Live Caption brings real-time automatic captions to media on your device. It will provide live captions for the videos, podcasts, and audio messages, apps, etc. It works offline too.

3. System-Wide Dark Mode:

The dark mode saves battery juice a lot and reduces eye strain during night time.

4. Gesture Navigation:

The swipe gesture navigation control offers more improved functionalities in Android 10.

5. App Drawer:

The new app drawer seems just like a Pixel Launcher. The drawer opens like swipe up from the home screen.

6. New Stock Camera UI:


The stock EMUI camera app UI has been tweaked a little bit. The slider between camera shutter button and modes text appears as a red dot this time.

7. Notification and Quick Settings Toggle:

The latest upcoming EMUI version will allow users to choose and set notification controls. It offers quick shortcut toggle.

8. New Transition Animation:

Huawei has introduced the new transition animation style for the swipe to go home gesture.

9. Privacy and Security:

It enables system security, app permission control, location control, and more.

10. Bubbles:

Bubbles feature is a new feature in Android Q which looks and works like Facebook Messenger.

11. Desktop Mode:

Android Q in EMUI 10 will feature desktop mode to connect your device easily to the monitor.

Additionally, you can check more EMUI 10 features and supported device list.

Steps to Register EMUI 10 Beta Update on Huawei Nova 5

Huawei EMUI 10 will be available in the beta version at first. If you want to test out the beta update then follow the below steps and join the program.

  • First, download the Huawei Beta app on Huawei Nova 5: Click here.
  • Then launch the app and login with your Huawei ID. Use or create the ID using email or mobile number.
  • Search for an eligible beta campaign then tap on sign up.
  • Once you have successfully signed up, Huawei will provide the OTA update automatically on Huawei Nova 5.
  • You’re done.

You can also manually check for the update by going to the device Settings > System > Software update > Check For Updates. If the update isn’t available then you can request for it via the HiCare app. Go to the HiCare app and tap on the checkbox and select apply option.

We hope this article will be useful to you. If you have any queries, you can ask in the comments below.

Huawei Nova 5 Specifications:

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