Honor 7X gets the much awaited Android Oreo 8.0 update

Honor 7X - Android Oreo Update

Honor 7X smartphone owners, rejoice, the time has come for you to get the taste of Android Oreo as the Huawei-owned brand has confirmed to roll out the major software upgrade. After being teased for a couple of months, the mid-ranger from Honor is now receiving the much-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo-based EMUI push.

Let it be known, that this update has been in the beta stage for a long time now. Before you get started on clicking that update button on your Honor device, we believe you should know what this update holds. Let’s get down and find out what are the major changes coming to your Honor 7X smartphone.

Also read: Honor 7X – One of the best alternatives to Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

What are the major changes on Honor 7X Android Oreo Update?

  • Starting with an intelligent split-screen interface, the utilization of that big 5.99-inch 1080p display is made much more brilliant. While the Nougat OS-based UI introduced a split screen mode, it wasn’t as intuitive.
  • With the introduction of the Ride mode, the Honor 7X will ensure that you keep your attention on the road. This feature, which is accessible from notification panel and settings, will keep you more focused on riding when it’s turned ON. Notifications are turned off by default in this mode. And, it will also keep inform people trying to connect with you that you’re riding.
  • Game Suite is a mode that lets gamers concentrate on their sessions, and not get distracted by notifications. When turned ON, this mode will also optimize the system performance for a better gaming experience.
  • Honor has made sure that using PayTM on their 7X is easier. It is more convenient to use now with a deep integration of fingerprint sensor. You can actually assign a unique fingerprint for PayTM. It will redirect users directly to the payment page.

Apart from the above major changes, there are the couple of minor changes that are also bound to enhance your software experience on the Honor 7X. It includes a one-step shortcut to launch applications, which makes it easier for you to launch apps.

The dynamic wallpaper allows users to keep their screen content fresh. Plus, the smart resolution feature will make sure you’ll get a good visual experience. New feature like a one-handed navigation dock, simplified settings, accessibility to deleted documents, and general phone management are also neat additions. 

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