Honor 7X Android 8 Oreo Beta Update Now Seeding

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Honor is testing the beta version of the Android 8 Oreo build on the Honor 7X. In fact, the update is already available in Italy, Spain, France and Germany. Once the beta testing completes, the update will be made available globally.

What’s new?

The Android 8 Oreo update comes with custom EMUI 8 skin. With the latest update, the UI has been refined with. Similarly, the smartphone also gets the AI capabilities in the camera department.  According to reports, the final version of the update will be available by mid-2018.

Specifications of Honor 7x

The Honor 7X has a 5.9 inch LTPS IPS LCD display with a 2160 x 1080 px display which translates into an 18:9 aspect ratio.

Under the hood, the Honor 7X has the HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset, Mali-T830 MP2 GPU, 4GB of RAM and 64GB onboard storage. The onboard storage is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The device is powered by a 3340 mAh battery which charges via a micro USB slot. Since the device has thin bezels, the fingerprint sensor is placed at the back of the below the dual-camera setup.

The Honor 7X runs Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 6.0 on top which gives a user more options for customising their phones.

The smartphone has a dual camera setup at the back. One of the cameras is equipped with a 16MP sensor while the other one is a 2MP depth sensor. The camera setup at the back has PDAF and records 1080P videos at 30fps. On the front is an 8MP camera which also records 1080P videos.


The Honor 7x is one of the best budget smartphones at the Rs 14,000 price mark. At this price tag, the smartphone has a great dual primary camera setup and an 8 MP front-facing camera. Similarly, the smartphone’s build quality is no bargainer as well. Finally, the Android 8 Oreo update makes this smartphone an all-rounder package.

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