Honor has announced the release of their EMUI 8.0 update for their Honor 7X in the UK, the update is based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The update was released in other countries earlier this month.
The EMUI 8.0 software update brings a wide range of new features to the Honor 7X smartphone, you can see some of these features below.
Key highlights of the EMUI 8.0 update include:
- Quick shortcut menus from app icons – quickly access specific features in an app by holding the icon and choosing from the app shortcut menu. A user can even drag a desired feature out of the pop-up menu to create a new shortcut on the screen.
- 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 optimises the system based on usage patterns, keeping the smartphone running at top performance all the time.
- Photo 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 devices – Smartphones are now able to connect to two Bluetooth devices at the same time, boosting mobile experience and fun.
The new EMUI 8.0 software update has started to roll out in the UK from today, it will be rolled out in stages so it could take a while for its to reach you device.
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