Honor 8X is in the final stage of EMUI 10 beta testing and one could expect the stable roll out soon in the coming weeks. Before the release, Honor wants to make sure that the device has the latest security patch installed and thus integrates the December 2019 Security update.
Yes, Honor 8X users have started receiving a new firmware update with version EMUI 126.96.36.1999(C675E8R1P1). The update is about 129MB in size and brings the December 2019 Security patch.
The following is the changelog of Honor 8X EMUI 188.8.131.529 update –
– This update improves system security with Android security patches.
– Integrates Android security patches released in December 2019 for improved system security.
All the users will soon see an update notification on their screen. As the new EMUI 9.1 update is pushed via OTA (Over-the-air) in batches, it might take some-time to reach every handset. However, you can manually check the update via Settings > System > Software update > Check for updates. Alternatively, users can take the help of the HiCare app for requesting the latest software update.
Alongside the Honor 8X, Huawei Mate 30 Pro also getting a new firmware update. It is a minor update weighing just 23.97MB and brings fix for an issue while pulling down the status bar. The update is released for the Huawei Mate 30 Pro Chinese variant. The same update could be released for the global variants too.