Honor 8 Pro, Honor 9i, Honor 7X and Honor 8 Lite EMUI 8.0 Android 8.0 Oreo Update: Release Date, Features

Honor EMUI 8.0 Android 8.0 Oreo update

Huawei’s Honor brand has officially announced the list of its smartphones eligible for Android 8.0 Oreo based EMUI 8.0 update. The Honor 8 Pro, Honor 9i, Honor 7X and Honor 8 Lite are the four Honor models confirmed to receive EMUI 8.0 Android Oreo update. All these devices currently runs on Android Nougat OS with EMUI 5.0 on top.

Earlier this Chinese smartphone vendor confirmed EMUI 8.0 rollout for only two Huawei devices – the Huawei P10 and Mate 9. Today, company adds four new devices to list of supporting EMUI 8.0 update. However, Huawei didn’t revealed the exact time-frame for availability of the update. EMUI 8.0 is currently available for the recently launched Honor 9 Lite and the latest Honor View 10.

EMIUI 8.0 brings AI-powered Real-Time Scene and Object Recognition, Smart Tips, and AI Accelerated Translator. Some of these features might vary depending on the device.

Apart from that, the software also packs in functional features like one-hand operation navigation dock, customised themes, private space optimisation, a better Settings menu, accessibility to recently deleted documents, and pinned shortcuts.

Commenting on the EMIUI 8.0, Huawei R&D spokesperson said:

The upgraded EMUI 8.0 is avant-garde technological software which is efficient, secure and above all, user friendly. Eradicating lag, they can witness a faster and smarter phone experience, powered by advanced AI technological features. The update significantly cuts down on the number of steps needed to achieve the desired function through its smart applications like navigation dock and smart screen, and enables the user to reach 90 percent of the core functions in just a single-click.