New Honor 9 Lite EMUI 9.1 update brings Game Turbo 3.0, July security patch

If you recall, the Honor 9 Lite EMUI 9.1 update started rolling out last month. In fact, we were one of the first posts to point out that the device got its Android Pie update in the form of EMUI 9.1, skipping the EMUI 9 version altogether.

EMUI 9.1/Android Pie update on Honor 9 Lite – user shared image

However, a quick look at the update’s changelog revealed that it was missing a major feature. The feature in question is GPU Turbo 3.0, which is one of the key features included in Huawei’s EMUI 9.1 update.

For your reference, here is the changelog of the update, which had version number and weighed 3.04 GB for the full package:


Heck, even the EROFS feature was apparently missing.

Well, if you were disappointed that the Honor 9 Lite EMUI 9.1 update didn’t bring key features, you’ll be glad to know that a new update has started rolling out which includes both GPU Turbo 3.0 and EROFS.

We are seeing reports from several users who have received this new update which carries a build number of and weighs in at 242MB. Here are some shared user screenshot:



As you can see, the changelog also lists other changes. For now, the update seems to be rolling out at least in India (as we are seeing reports of this update on the Honor India forum).

Confusingly, some users are reporting the same update but with a different changelog. Here is one shared by a user:


It is currently difficult to say what is happening, but we are looking for more information. The story will be updated as we have more information on this. Until then, let us know what update do you see on your device.

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