Huawei P9 update adds camera improvements, optimizations

Huawei P9 update adds camera improvements, optimizations
Huawei P9 continues to receive software improvements even two years after its market debut. Although it's unclear if the flagship will be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo, Huawei keeps supporting the phone.

A new update is now rolling out to Huawei P9 (international model), which brings a couple of new features such as Highlights and Moving picture. The former allows users to search for images with keywords, including location, date and album name, in Gallery.

The new Moving picture feature enables Huawei P9 users to take dynamic photos in Standard mode. Aside from these two new functions, the update brings a new option to summarize moments in an album and a video in Gallery.

Also, a new feature has been added that automatically installs downloaded system updates between 2:00 – 4:00 AM when enabled if the smartphone is not in use. Some optimizations to settings and prompts related to Mirror reflection to select better selfies have been implemented too.

You can check for the update today, but keep in mind that Huawei rolls it out in waves, so it might not be available right away.

Related phones

  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(20h 3G talk time)



1. MrAnonymous

Posts: 94; Member since: May 25, 2014

you guys are praising Huawei for updating their phones?? Sony, Samsung, one plus, zte, Xiaomi, htc etc all upgraded/upgrading their older than huawei p9/honor8 phones to oreo but honor India officially said in Twitter account that it won't get oreo

2. Poptart2828

Posts: 426; Member since: Jan 23, 2018

Bought this phone just recently. Not impressed at all with the cameras when compared to other brands that I have used.

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