Huawei announces update plans for Android Nougat and EMUI 5.0

Huawei announces update plans for Android Nougat and EMUI 5.0
We already know that the Huawei Mate 9 will ship with Android 7.0 (Nougat) and the new, improved EMUI 5.0 out of the box. But up until now, we didn't have any confirmation on Huawei's update plans for their older devices.

However, we now have official information from Huawei, covering which devices will get the sweet taste of Nougat and the refined EMUI experience. After the company introduced beta builds of the EMUI 5.0 for the Huawei Mate 8 and P9 a few months ago, it now confirmed that the two devices will be getting an official stable release in Q1 of next year. A few other Huawei handsets will also be upgraded, a few weeks later.

The full list of devices, confirmed to get Android 7.0 Nougat and EMUI 5.0 is:
  • Huawei Mate 8
  • Huawei P9
  • Huawei P9 Plus
  • Huawei P9 lite
  • Huawei Nova
  • Huawei Nova Plus

We have yet to know for sure if any other older handsets will join them afterwards, but we assume that the list above is just the start and devices like the Huawei P8 will also get some love next year.

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source: HDBlog via AllAboutPhones



1. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

When though? I'm planning to get a Nova Plus for myself

2. S4NDY

Posts: 256; Member since: Mar 14, 2016

Where's the mediapad m3?¿ Only in phones and no tablets. :(

3. Omran2000

Posts: 101; Member since: Aug 18, 2016

This list is still the start , so the mediapad m3 will be probably added ...

4. Tech-shake

Posts: 213; Member since: Nov 14, 2016

The list is not just a start, I have the mate s and that thing is yet to see android M. It is stoke on android L! Huawei and updates shouldn't be put in the same sentence.

5. Omran2000

Posts: 101; Member since: Aug 18, 2016

Look for the update on ...

6. may_czos

Posts: 955; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

Huawei P8 will never get Nougat.

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