Huawei has said it plans to bring the next version of Android to 16 of its current devices including the Huawei P30, P30 Pro and the Mate 20 series.
A new blog post from Huawei in the UK aims to clear up issues prospective customers have been confused about, including whether their devices will get solid software updates.
It doesn’t feature a guarantee the products will get Android Q, but Huawei has submitted all of the devices you can see listed below to Google.
The blog post reads, “We are confident that our most popular devices, including the P30 series, will be able to access Android Q. We have been working with third parties for many months to ensure devices will be able to receive Android Q updates.”
Although most of these devices aren’t guaranteed to get Android Q, the Mate 20 Pro is further along the line as it has received approval from Google so that seems more likely to get the update.
The full list of devices Huawei submitted to Google for the proposed update:
- P30 Pro
- Mate 20
- Mate 20 Pro
- PORSCHE DESIGN Mate 20 RS
- P30 lite
- P smart 2019
- P smart+ 2019
- P smart Z
- Mate 20 X
- Mate 20 X (5G)
- P20 Pro
- Mate 10 Pro
- PORSCHE DESIGN Mate 10
- Mate 10
The blog post doesn’t share any details on what will happen after Android Q. The Huawei ban in the US may continue to cause issues for those who have bought Android devices and expect to get solid software updates for a number of years afterward.
What’s also worth noting is that this is from the UK side of Huawei, so there’s no gurantee these proposed updates will be available all over the world.
Often where your phone is from will restrict when you see an update, so it may be this is just for the UK arm of the business.
Honor 20 also set to get Q
A trusted TechRadar internal source has also told us the new Honor 20 series (which includes the Honor 20 Pro and Honor 20 Lite) will receive the Android Q update.
We’ve asked Huawei for further clarification on the blog post as well as what the plan is for after Android Q, and we’ll be sure to update you with more information as we have it.
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