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Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro receives August 2020 security update

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Just a few days following Huawei's Tweet saying that its phones will continue to get support even after the expiration of its US temporary general license, the Chinese tech giant has started giving its an update to its Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones in Romania.
Mate 20 Pro: Still a reliable flagship

August 2020 security update for Mate 20

Huawei Central reported that the company's former flagship is now getting Android's August 2020 security patch. Some users even received both the July and August security updates together. This is aside from the major EMUI 10.1 update rollout.
Screengrab from Huawei Central
Screengrab from Huawei Central

This new security patch for the Mate 20 and 20 Pro comes with EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.0.298 with an update package size of 125MB. It fixes different levels of exploits nad issues within Huawei phones including 2 critical and 21 high levels of CVEs.

The update is currently rolling out in Romania. Huawei Central said that it will soon expand to more European countries.

Likely, the update will also reach most of its global users. To recall, the Mate 20 phones are the late 2018 flagship smartphone of the Chinese tech giant sporting the 7nm Kirin 980 AI chipset and the 40MP Leica quad-camera setup.

The Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro started life on Android 9.0. We won't be surprised if the company will update the 2018 phone up to Android 11.

It is one of the company's most successful smartphones that sold over 17 million units worldwide.

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