Huawei to roll out EMUI 8.0 based on Oreo to Honor 8 Pro, Honor 8 Lite, Honor 9i and Honor 7X


Huawei has just announced the launch of its new EMUI 8.0 user interface, which is based on Android Oreo. The new UI already comes pre-loaded on the Honor View 10 and the upcoming Honor 9 Lite.

However, a handful of other smartphones will receive EMUI 8.0 via OTA update, including the Honor 8 Pro, Honor 8 Lite, Honor 9i, and Honor 7X, Huawei recently confirmed.

Huawei has decided to jump from EMUI 5.1 to 8.0 to avoid any confusions related to the version of Android which is based upon. EMUI 8.0 brings lots of new features and improvements in addition to what's included in Android Oreo, especially since it's based on machine learning.

Among the different AI capabilities that Huawei stuffed inside EMUI 8.0, here are some that will have a great impact on how consumers will use their Honor and Huawei smartphones going forward: Intelligent Resource Allocation, Intelligent Context Awareness, User Behavior or Intelligent Behavior Prediction.


If you own any of the Honor smartphones mentioned in the title, Huawei confirmed EMUI 8.0 will be rolled out for all of them “in the near future.”

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8 Comments

1. libra89

Posts: 2271; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

How about the regular Honor 8?

2. MuhammadUsman

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 12, 2018

Where is mate 10 lite?

3. bhagya111

Posts: 5; Member since: Jul 13, 2016

honor 9i is mate 10 lite

4. Paranoid_Android unregistered

What about the P9?

5. andriodfanboy1

Posts: 164; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Honor 8 regular????

6. jrhAR

Posts: 25; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

I bought a Huawei MediaPad M3 8.4 tablet in December. I love the tablet itself, but Huawei wouldn't update it from EMUI 4 and Android 6. I had to do it myself, using a firmware finder app. Huawei's failure to update this relatively recent tablet (many other users have had the same experience as I) would make me very reluctant to buy a Huawei phone.

7. S4NDY

Posts: 232; Member since: Mar 14, 2016

I use the same tablet and I have EMUI 5.1 and the security update is September, try to join for the beta program, It shoul'd help

8. jrhAR

Posts: 25; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Update: after writing the above this morning, I discovered that my tablet had an update available, so I now have EMUI 5.0.1 and the 6 Nov 2017 security patch. update :) How do I join the beta program?

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