Huawei Honor 7X To Get Android Oreo Update Starting April 30

Huawei has confirmed that the Honor 7X will be receiving Android OS update in the United States beginning April 30. The company will be rolling out the stable version of Android Oreo update with EMIUI 8.0. The update will feature a new floating navigation dock, photo gallery recycle bin, Seamless LinkedIn integration, option to connect to two Bluetooth devices at the same time and face unlock.


Features Expected;
  • Quick shortcut menus from app icons – Users can 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 optimizes 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.
  • 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.
The Huawei Honor 7X comes with 6-inch, 18:9 ratio display with a screen resolution of 2160×1080 pixel. It boast of a 4GB RAM and 64GB / 128GB internal memory powered by a Octa-Core Kirin 659 processor.

The update is Over the Air (OTA) and owners of the device will start getting it from April 30. The smartphone is one the best budget smartphones with an amazing specs. Click HERE to see full specifications and features of the device.

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