Android 8.0: This Huawei smartphones get the update

When Huawei brings an update to Android 8.0 Oreo? In presenting the new Mate 10 series, the Chinese group has spoken on this topic. Even the distribution of security patches were news.

Android 8.0: This Huawei smartphones get the updateSource: Huawei Mate 9

Huawei: Oreo update is almost at the door

Unlike many other manufacturers, there were no long info from Huawei was when is now expected an update of Android on its proprietary smartphones. That has changed now - although without a specific date. After all, we now know what are the priorities for Huawei.

The Huawei Mate 9 and Huawei Mate 9 Pro come first to enjoy the new version of Android with EMUI 8.0: The update will be published already in three to four weeks. Accordingly, most likely in mid-November with the distribution, which will be conducted by no means immediately worldwide. Even with Android 7, 9 Mate has convinced us in the test:

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It is somewhat different from P10 and P10 Plus at Huawei. Here the manufacturer did not give a reasonably definite date, but stayed with the statement "in the near future." It's quite possible that there is only towards the end of the year or even early next year an update. The Huawei P10 Lite was not mentioned; an upgrade to Android 8.0 with 8.0 EMUI as a surface but also come here.

The new flagship of the Mate-10 series have already installed the new Android 8.0 version. The pre-orders are already underway:

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Huawei wants regular security patches

In addition to the statements on Android 8.0, the Group has announced that it will provide in the future flagships once a month with security patches. get middle-class devices such updates every two months, while the entry-level class only every three months receives security updates.

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What do you think of Huawei's upgrade policy? Do you find it understandable that first the flagships are served? At least with the security patches, the group could do little more quiet right?

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