Honor 8 Pro, released in April 2017, is now finally receiving Android Pie based EMUI 9 stable update. Honor 8 Pro initially shipped with EMUI 8 software and later on it received multiple incremental updates for the OS. However, a new major update is rolling out now and it brings Android Pie to the phone. While EMUI 9.1 has begun testing through its beta version for specific devices, Honor 8 Pro is getting its stable Android Pie update. Being a major upgrade, users will see multiple UI tweaks, performance improvements and performance enhancements.
Honor 8 Pro devices in India already have started receiving EMUI 9 Android Pie update and soon the update will roll out to more regions. Build number for this update is 188.8.131.52 (C675E6R1P5). Users who enrolled in the beta program will receive the update in a small download size within MBs and for those upgrading from a stable version to another will receive a bigger download size within GBs.
Honor 8 Pro – EMUI 9 Update:
EMUI 9 stable update for Honor 8 Pro, built on Android Pie, consists of many new features like AI Object recognition, Huawei Share 3.0, and more. This new update will not only boost general, network and app performance but will also yield in faster boot times. Another feature integrated within EMUI 9 is VoLTE. For security, this build carries March 1, 2019 security patch.
More on EMUI 9 features, the update uses AI prediction technology which increases the response speed by 25.8 %, for mobile gamers GPU Turbo 2.0 has been added which enhances performance and experience of any game, Spotlight Reel, Hivision, AI E-commerce, Wireless projecting, Huawei share, Phone clone & Memo.
Tell us in the comments if you have received the update? Also, tell us about your opinion on the new features?