Honor 6X starts receiving Android 7 Nougat based EMUI 5.0 update

Huawei has started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to their mid range smartphone, the Honor 6X with the EMUI 5.0 update as promised. The Honor 6X was launched internationally at CES 2017 and made its way to India in January which was launched with Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box with EMUI 4 user interface.

Honor 6X launch price and availability

We were expecting the Honor 6X to get Android 7.0 Nougat update in March but there has been a delay from the company and the update has started rolling out now. With the Nougat update Honor 6X will be getting a list of features like the multi-window support, instant replies, battery improvements, improved notifications and other features. Honor 6X comes with features like a 5.5-inch FullHD display with 2.5D curved glass on top having a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It comes with a pixel density of 404 PPI.

Honor 6X has metal unibody design and is powered by an octa-core Kirin 655 16nm processor and is coupled with 3GB LPDDR3 RAM and 32GB Storage and the other variant comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage expandable up to 128GB using microSD card. From the past few months there has been a Android 7.0 Nougat Beta test for Honor 6X.

According to a mail from Honor to AndroidCentral –

Simpler user interface: a brand new user interface design with a blue and white color scheme inspired by the Aegean Sea; a simplified interface system with an easy three-step-operation for over 90% of the time. Stronger functionality: smoother system run enables quicker browsing from massive pictures to web pages and search queries. A more secure system: strengthened security over user privacy, mobile payment and communication, and APP usage.

With the Android 7.0 Nougat update the users will be getting other features like an app drawer and the Twin App feature as well which let you use two accounts in apps like WhatsApp etc. There was Beta testing going on from the last two months for users who opt for it and according to Honor this is the official update which will be rolling out to users across the world in a phased out fashion, so keep checking for the Android 7.0 Nougat  based EMUI 5.0 update on your Honor 6X smartphone.


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