As it was promised earlier the Huawei Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro has started receiving the EMUI 8.0 update. It brings in new AI-based features which include digital assistant via voice commands. Desktop mode is part of the update, the rollout has begun in China and will soon reach other countries as well. This update is also available for the Porche design version of the Mate 9 too.
The Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro are already pre-installed with the projection desktop mode which is a part of the new update. You can even connect your Mate 9 to a phone, TV, or any bigger display. The Huawei Mate 9 was released in December last year and the Mate 9 Pro and the Porsche design editions were launched in January. All three smartphones were released with Android 7.0 Nougat and have the same hardware component (HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset).