Honor 7X picks up Android Oreo and EMUI 8.0 in the United States

Honor 7X

If you own an Honor 7X bought from the US, you’ll be happy to know that the release of the update to Android 8.0 Oreo for the phone is now right around the corner.

Honor 7X

Other notable changes in this update include support for Project Treble, which could improve the speed of future updates, as well as support for Face Unlock, and all of Google’s goodies within this updated version of Android. Honor’s full changelog follows…

  • 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.
  • Phone 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 device: Smartphones are now able to connect to two Bluetooth devices at the same me, 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.

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