Honor 8X To Receive Android Pie 9.0 Beta Soon
The Honor 8X saw it’s launch in India on October 16th after its launch in China in September. The device runs Android Oreo out of the box. Now it is reported to soon receive a beta update for Android 9 Pie. Honor 8X, which competes with phones such as the Redmi Note 6 Pro, Realme 2 and Nokia 6.1 Plus. The Honor 8X features it’s own user interface known as EMUI. The skin takes time to update as phone companies such as Samsung and Honor take time to put the new skin on the stock android.
According to the company, the beta will be launched in China next week and will be based on Android 9.0 Pie. The new update is supposed to bring performance boosts, bug fixes and offer simplicity and speed. According to reports, the new update will improve the gaming performance of the phone. The update will reportedly have some India specific features such as enhanced language support. While the announcement for the update was made for the 8X, no news has been shared for the larger Honor 8X Max as of now. But the phone will definitely receive an update later on. The beta program will enable users to send feedback. This will enable the company to fix any bugs and other issues that arise in the beta.
Honor 8X Features
Honor 8X features a 6.5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The phone has a dual camera setup with a 20 MP, f/1.8 + 2 MP sensor. It has a 16 MP, f/2.0 selfie camera and is powered by the Kirin 710 processor. The phone costs Rs 14,999 for the 4GB RAM+64GB, Rs 16,999 for 6GB RAM+64GB variant, and Rs 18,999 for the 6GB RAM+128GB storage variant. The phone is giving tough competition to Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 6 Pro in the Indian market.