Honor 8 Pro starts receiving EMUI 8.0 with Android Oreo

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Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor has released the official Android Oreo update to the popular Honor 8 Pro smartphone. The update comes with the new EMUI 8.0 Skin based on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. The update has arrived to India after France. Honor has also released a list of phones to get this update in the coming days which was listed a couple of days ago.

Android 8.0 Oreo is Android’s most advanced operating system which is designed for the high-end Android smartphones only. However, many giants have started offering the same update to their mid-range smartphones as well. Honor has also pushed the same update to a variety of smartphones.

Being a major Android update, the new EMUI 8.0 based Android Oreo operating system update weighs 2.81 GB in size. So make sure you have at least 3GB of free space available on your Honor 8 Pro smartphone before updating your device with this update.

The new Android Oreo update brings a variety of changes with system improvements for your Honor 8 Pro smartphone. First, your device will be upgraded with the latest Android 8.0 Oreo operating system which you could see in the About Phone section after the update is installed properly to your device.

Apart from this, the new EMUI 8.0 is the most advanced skin which is available on the high-end Honor devices. There will be a whole new graphical changes you would notice after upgrading your device with this update.

Additionally, you would also get all the Android Oreo features to use on your device. The Oreo update will bring new features such as new navigation bar, app shortcuts, PrivateSpace, smart tips. Apart from this, there will be a lot of apps which will get additional functionality such as a new Camera app will use and come with panorama mode to capture full length photo. It would also bring the new 3D technology to recognise the objects very clearly.

The new EMUI 8.0 based Android Oreo update also includes January Month’s Security Patch to your device. And of course, new AI-based optimisations will also be there on your device once you upgrade it with the new update.

Honor has rolled out this new EMUI 8.0 Oreo update via OTA. You would likely to receive a push notification regarding this update to your Honor 8 Pro smartphone if you live in the specific country.

Once you see a push notification, just select it and you would be taken to a download page. You could see the Changelog with Download button.Click the download button and upgrade your device by following basic instructions.

Apart from this, you can even check for new updates manually from your device. Just go to the Apps menu and select Settings option. Scroll down and tap on About Phone option. Select Software update option and then check for update manually. The system will start looking for a new update for your device. Then you will be able to download it.