Honor 8 update adds 3D panorama mode, lots of new features

Honor 8 update adds 3D panorama mode, lots of new features
Despite the fact that Honor 8 will not be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo, the smartphone keeps getting new features and improvements. It's true that the Chinese company may change its mind and decide, by popular demand, that the Honor 8 is worth of a major software upgrade, but until then, let's see what the newest update brings into the mix.

First off, there's a new 3D panorama mode that will allow Honor 8 owners to shot 3D dynamic images. The new mode can be accessed via the Camera app, so you'll have no issues in triggering it whenever you want.

Another important addition to the Honor 8's software is a new security feature that requires users to enter their lock screen password every three days. Apparently, this will make you remember your password much easier.

Also, there's a new recycle bin feature added to the Gallery so that you can keep deleted photos for up to 30 days. In case you change your mind, you can move the pictures from the recycle bin to the Gallery again.


Finally, a new split-screen key is now available on the Facebook instant message banner that enables you to enter split-screen mode with a single touch without having to leave a video when in full-screen viewing.

According to Honor, the update optimizes a couple of things, such as the App twin feature, which has been fine-tuned to support logging in with two accounts for certain apps. Furthermore, the burst shooting stability of the camera has been optimized, along with the overall power consumption for extended use.

It's also worth mentioning the latest Google security update (January) is included in the update as well. Although the update isn't supposed to erase any of your personal data, it's recommended to back up anything important that have on your phone.

source: Honor via AndroidSoul

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7 Comments

1. andriodfanboy1

Posts: 164; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Noi haven't received yet lets hope it come soon

2. lallolu

Posts: 732; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

Great phone.

3. Micky13

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 21, 2018

Phone is a lot smoother now

4. andriodfanboy1

Posts: 164; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Downloading its 416mb in size

5. SyCo87

Posts: 298; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

But it's not getting Oreo

6. libra89

Posts: 2271; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Oh wow, this is very unexpected but cool!

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