Huawei has released the Android Oreo update for its Honor 7X smartphone in the US. The update brings a range of new features to the handset. The update comes in the form of EMUI 8.0.
The Android Oreo update for the Honor 7X comes brings the handset to Android 8.0 and it has been released as an over the air update for the handset.
The update is apparently being rolled out in batches so it could take a little while for it to reach your device, you can see some of the features that are included in the update below.
- New floating navigation dock: With the newly added home screen shortcut, the floating navigation dock lets users navigate and operate their device from anywhere on the screen.
- Updated setting menu and Phone Manager: The redesigned Settings menu is clearer and more intuitive. The updated Phone Manager automatically optimizes the system based on usage patterns, keeping the smartphone running at top performance all the me.
- Phone gallery recycle bin: Users can now restore photos and videos if they accidentally delete them. The Gallery in the new UI features a recycle bin which retains deleted photos and videos for 30 days.
- Seamless LinkedIn integration: Contacts and Email in EMUI 8.0 let users sync the career details of their LinkedIn contacts, making it faster and easier to manage contacts across platforms.
- Link up two Bluetooth device: Smartphones are now able to connect to two Bluetooth devices at the same me, boosting mobile experience and fun.
- Face unlock: Scans a recognized user’s face to unlock instantly. It also prevents unlocking with closed eyes, and allows only device owners to see lock screen notification details, ensuring maximum security.
You can check to see if the Android Oreo udpate is available for your Honor 7X smartphone from the settings menu on your device.