Huawei officials recently confirmed that they will soon start updating their flagship smartphones with Android Oreo. Company has already updates these devices with latest android – Huawei Mate 9, Mate 9 Pro, Honor 9 and now few additions are there to the this list. Three more smartphones, Honor 8, Honor 7x and Honor 8 Pro are going to get the android Oreo very soon.
Honor’s CEO, George Zao, during an interview confirmed the news and said that company is currently beta testing Android Oreo for two other flagships namely Honor 8 and Honor 8 Pro. He also hinted on getting android Oreo 8.0 for some other Honor smartphones as well. However, he did not disclosed the information about the names of these mobiles.
Zao also told that recently launched Honor 7x smartphone will soon be updated with Oreo. Honor 7x received great response in Indian market and first sale witness out of stock in few minutes. No timeline is announced by him that when these smartphones will get the update rolling. Yet, he confirmed that beta testing of Oreo on these smartphones is going on which means by early 2018 users will experience the benefits of android Oreo on their Honor 7x, Honor 8 and Pro.
Interestingly, company directly moved from EMUI 5 to EMUI 8.0 ditching both 6 and 7 versions. EMUI is customized user interface of Huawei which is sometimes called skin as well.
Huawei is trying the best to woo the customers by offering best support ever possible. Company is looking to capture more market share of Indian smartphone market. Honor 7x which is a mid-budget smartphone also confirmed to get the Oreo update is such step to take care of the users base. In the mean time, we will get to know the names of other Honor smartphones which might receive android update as hinted by Company CEO.