Huawei Honor 8 will be acquiring an Android Nougat update come February 2017, as confirmed by multiple outlets. The said update will offer standard Android Nougat features for the Honor 8, which includes split-screen, quick reply and multi-tasking features. However, it is said to have impacted Huawei's EMUI skin tremendously.

Huawei Honor 8

In order to receive Android Nougat 7.0 update that will be sent over-the-air, it will have to get certified by Huawei. Huawei Mall sources suggest that Huawei will roll out Android Nougat 7.0 along with its EMUI 5 and finally replacing its EMUI 4.1 and Android Marshmallow 6.0 with which it was rolled out this summer. The latest Android Update is no ordinary as it has a plethora of features that will enhance Honor 8 capabilities.

In the Tech Times report for EMUI 5.0, the following are the expected outcomes of the new Huawei skin: UI elements mimicked from IOS that feels a lot like Android is the main improvement with this change. Aside from that, parallel run for different profiles was greatly improved effortlessly switching between personal and professional accounts. There is also machine learning which allows EMUI 5.0 to optimize resource processes through analysis of user behavior prioritizing apps which are used frequently.

The Huawei Honor 8, Huawei P9 and Huawei Mate 9 will have a machine learning algorithm that can change the outlook on how people perceive a smartphone. Huawei Honor 8 will receive EMUI 5.0 and Android Nougat 7.0 update in February 2017 but there is no information whether it will roll out early or late in the given month.