Honor 9 and Honor 8 Pro Now Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update
Honor is rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for Honor 9 and Honor 8 Pro in the UK. Recently, the company has confirmed the list of smartphones that will be getting the Android 8.0 Oreo update that also included Honor 8 Pro.
The Honor 8 Pro is the first one to the Oreo update with EMUI features, while Honor 9 will follow slightly later in the region. There is no word on the international roll out yet. Android Oreo update features Picture-in-Picture mode, notification dots, new emojis, and much more.
Honor announced that the EMIUI 8.0 will result in improved boot times and more efficient handling of background activity. Smart tips also get boosted with more accurate user recommendations based on usage. The company earlier clarified that EMUI 8.0 based Oreo update for the Honor 6X is at present under evaluation. On the other hand, Honor 7X is slated to get the Oreo update bringing features like Face Unlock, and more.
Android 8.0 Oreo will bring AI-powered Real-Time Scene and Object Recognition, Smart Tips, and AI Accelerated Translator on supported phones. Other features include Smart Resolution, dynamic wallpaper, navigation bar customizations, intelligent split-screen interface, navigation dock, simplify one-hand operation and smart view on the landscape, easy switch and more.
Other Honor smartphones set to receive the Oreo update are Honor 7X, Honor 9i, Honor 8 Pro, Honor 8 Lite, Honor 9, Honor 9 Youth Edition, Honor 8 Youth Edition, Honor Note 8, Honor V8, Honor V9, and Honor V10. Since few mobile phones from the list are meant for China, the global update availability might vary. The update for Honor 8 Pro and Honor 9 has started rolling out in the UK, so it might be a while before it rolls out to everybody.
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