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Honor 8 to get Android Nougat update in US on 11th February

Huawei Honor 8

Huawei’s youth focused brand Honor had launched the Honor 8 smartphone with Android Marshmallow out of the box. The Honor 8 comes with EMUI 4.0 based on Marshmallow.

Yesterday we reported about Android Nougat update for Honor 8 starting 10th February.

Now Honor USA has announced the availability of Android Nougat update for Honor 8. Honor USA has come up with a tweet to announce this update availability. It says, ” EMUI 5.0 is coming to Honor 8 from Feb 11th! Check out the new App Drawer on EMUI 5! Excited? ”

The Android Nougat update for Honor 8 brings several changes to the system. It includes some new features like app drawer, New Notification layout, enhanced doze mode, Re-designed quick settings layout and much more.

Detailed Changelog and features are given below,


  • Stock Android
  • App drawer option
  • Reduced mis-touches
  • Rearrange settings list
  • Prioritize camera modes
  • Easily scan QR coded contacts
  • Shortcut to switch between user profiles
  • More dynamic, static and local Security
  • Customizable Notifications and status bar
  • 90% of core operations completed in 3 hours
  • Design inspired by Aegean sea landscape
  • 100x faster pairing and sharing than Bluetooth
  • Closing an app prevents collection of location data
  • 50% faster than competitors after 18 months of heavy usage.


  • OS upgrade – Android Nougat 7.0
  • New UX and various performance modes
  • Improved usability of Notification feature
  • And quick settings button(Redesigned)
  • Multi window support
  • Improved settings menu
  • Seamless background update
  • Improved system update process
  • New Unicode 9 emojis
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