Honor, the Huawei subsidiary has revealed that its current generation flagship- the Huawei Honor 8 will receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update in February 2017. The update will come along with the brands custom skin EMUI, with the version number EMUI 5.0.

Huawei Honor 8

According to The Huawei Mall, the Huawei Honor 8 will get the Android Nougat 7.0 with EMUI 5-0 running on top with beta-testing, which will turn this incredible mobile device into something out of this world, to the point in which it could now compete against famous and efficient flagships as the iPhone 7 or the Samsung Galaxy S7. In fact, with this Android Nougat update, the Huawei Honor 8 will get new features like split-screen multitasking, quick reply and the changes to the notification menu.

According to GizOK, Honor 8 will be including machine learning with the EMUI 5.0 that will optimise processing resources by analysing the user's behaviour. EMUI 5.0 is expected to bring an improved power management system, with a whole selection of power saving modes; and also bring improved flexibility around security.

Other Huawei devices which are expected to receive the Nougat-based EMUI 5.0 include Huawei P9, Huawei P9 Plus and Huawei Mate 8.