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Honor 8 to get Android Nougat with EMUI 5 starting from today

Honor has now officially announced the availability of Android Nougat 7.0 update for it’s current top end phone, the Honor 8.

The Android Nougat 7.0 update for Huawei Honor 8 comes today. The Android Nougat update coems with Huawei’s Emotion UI (EMUI) 5.0 . The company has also mentioned some of the top features of EMUI 5.0 with Android Nougat.


  • 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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