Honor has announced that it will roll out the EMUI 8.0 update, based on Android Oreo, to the Honor 7X and Honor 8 in Q2, 2018. Honor France revealed the news in a tweet yesterday, and also stated that the rollout to the Honor 9 and Honor 8 Pro had commenced in the region.
Android Police reached out to Huawei to see if the Honor-branded devices would eventually get Android Oreo. A representative confirmed the Honor 8 would get some EMUI 8.0 features, but not the full update.
If you are a Honor 8 user who's waiting for the Oreo update for the device, there's some bad news: the update may not arrive. Replying to a user-query on Twitter, the company's India subsidiary said "Honor 8 is not compatible for Android Oreo update."
Huawei has confirmed that it will update the Honor 8, Honor 6X, Honor 5C, and Huawei P9 this week with EMUI 5.0. The Honor 8 Lite will launch in China next week and will be the first phone to feature EMUI 5.0 out of the box.
The Honor 8 is a great budget device that's even cheaper for today on Amazon. You can snag a midnight black Honor 8 for only $277. The phone features 32GB of storage, a 5.2" 1080p screen powered by a Kirin 950 processor, 4GB of RAM, and a 3,000mAh battery.
The Android Nougat update for the Honor 8 with EMUI 5.0 should begin rolling out today. In addition to all the Nougat-specific improvements like split-screen multitasking and improved standby time, but EMUI 5.0 update should also include an app drawer, a redesigned notification shade and UI...
Honor has deals on all their smartphones for Valentine's Day. You can get up to hundreds off of phones like the Honor 8, as well as an insane flash sale that will net few lucky shoppers the Honor 5X for $1. All deals come with free accessories, to boot.
We were under the impression that the Honor 8 would be updated to Nougat sometime in February, but a press release from the company’s Japanese office says it will start on January 16th. This could just be in Japan though, with a wider release scheduled for February, but at least some Honor 8...
JerryRigEverything has just uploaded his durability test of the Honor 8, and he found that the front glass scratched at a level 5. This means Huawei opted to use Gorilla Glass 3, while most companies have moved onto GG4.
As we get to the end of the year, OEMs are putting their Nougat update plans into action. The Honor 8 has become a popular device for the company, but we're told it won't receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update (with EMUI 5.0) until February.
With the release of the Nougat Beta build for the Honor 8, the smartphone has been endowed with a handful of new gesture controls. XDA Developers have shared a video which highlights the new features. While these gestures are new for the Honor 8, all of them have been featured on Huawei's...
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Honor has announced their Black Friday deals for November 25th through the 28th. The deals include $100 off the 32GB and 64GB Honor 8, as well as 50% off accessories for the phone. There will also be flash sales each day for lucky people: the first 10 people to order a phone each day get it for $1.
Those in the beta testing program for the Honor 8 will now have the ability to get Nougat. Honor is sending the update out to eligible testers.
The Nougat update will bring with it EMUI 5.0, which is the same streamlined and improved version that debuted to great fanfare on the Huawei Mate 9.