Huawei sub-brand Honor promised to roll out an EMUI 8.0 update based on Android 8.0 Oreo for two smartphones, the Honor 9 and Honor 8 Pro. Honor 9 has yet to launch in India, but the update will reach other markets like the UK. As for the Honor 8 Pro, Indian customers have already started receiving this update. You have to go to Settings > System update > and click on the update. It is advisable to back up your data for any data loss.
The new EMUI 8 update for the two Honor smartphones has a machine learning base with cool features like Awareness, User Behaviour, Intelligent Resource Allocation, and more. Moreover, it also contains additional perks like low memory management and quick file-sharing abilities. It’s likely to include functional features like One hand-operation navigation dock, private space optimization, access to recently deleted items, and dynamic wallpaper. The Honor 8 Pro and the Honor 9 will also benefit from the Android 8.0 Oreo-like notification dots, autofill passwords, Picture-in-Picture, and the latest security patch.
The company has also announced that it will release the Oreo update for the Honor 8, Honor 9i, and Honor 8 Lite. As per the rumor, Honor will update the Honor 7X and incorporate the facial unlocking feature into the package. Though there is no way to confirm if the rumor is genuine, if it is true, it will bring facial recognition to the mid-range segment.
Honor 8 Pro is a mid-premium segment smartphone with a price tag of Rs 25,999, while the Honor 9 costs 299.95 euros (Rs 27,000 approx) in the United Kingdom.