Huawei has confirmed that its 2017 lineup of devices, the Honor 7X, Honor 8, Honor 8 Pro and Honor 9 will get the EMUI 8.0 with Oreo update in the coming days. Some of the devices have already starts getting the Oreo update (for example Honor 8 Pro) in some region and other devices will also get the update in the coming weeks. Huawei has also revealed the ETA for the roll out.

There were rumors about Honor 8 Oreo update, but Huawei has confirmed the Oreo update for the device as well. At Honor 9 Lite launch event, the company revealed that Honor 8 will get the Oreo update in the second quarter of this year. However, it seems that the device may not get new Emotion UI and some of the new features.


EMUI 8.0, based on the Android 8.0 Oreo comes with AI-based optimizations for greater stability, fluidity and speed of the device. Besides Oreo features, EMUI 8 also features new floating Navigation dock, 3D dynamic lock screen wallpapers, PrivateSpace, HiVoice and Hiboard, Recycle bin for gallery, multi Bluetooth connectivity, and more.

Honor 7X, Honor 8, Honor 8 Pro and Honor 9 Starts Getting EMUI 8

The update also includes latest Android security patches, which will enhance the security. Also, this update improves false touch protection on the device.

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What is New in EMUI 8.0?

Smarter floating Navigation dock: It lets you perform frequently-used operations from anywhere on the screen.

AI-based optimizations: It delivers greater stability, fluidity, faster startup, and speed.

PrivateSpace: Ensures enhanced protection for your system, privacy, and data along with latest Android security update.

Cooler Personalization: Take sweeping 3D panoramas, set 3D dynamic lock screen wallpapers, and discover new possibilities with a host of new features and settings.

New camera features: Use Portrait mode to effortlessly capture glossy, celebrity-worthy portrait shots with stylish bokeh effects.

Improved false touch protection: It reduces unintended operations on the touch screen in a wider range of scenarios.

Recycle Bin for Gallery: It helps you retains deleted photos for up to 30 days. Accidentally deleted photos can be restored with a single touch.

Multi Bluetooth Connectivity: Your device can now connect to two different Bluetooth devices at the same time, such as a band and a car.


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