HONOR PLAY and HONOR 8X get the latest Android Pie update in India Details :
HONOR announces the release of the latest Android 9 (Pie) update for their popular smartphones – HONOR Play and HONOR 8X in India.
The latest Android 9 update bundled with EMUI 9.1 is designed to enhance users’ experience with several new features and improvements including better UI Design, Gesture-Based Navigation, GPU Turbo 3.0, all-new EROFS (Extendable Read-Only File System) and Advanced Battery management among other features. The new package will be rolled out in batches starting this week.
The latest update reduces SoC (System-on-Chip) power consumption during gameplay by 10% while offering top-quality graphics. The all-new EROFS improves app speed, fluidity and smoothness, and increase random read performance by an average of 20%, app start-up speed by 10%, data reading performance in a low-memory condition, and improves the security of system files.
For the gamers, EMUI 9.1 update covers GPU Turbo 3.0, which encompasses several mainstream games, allowing mobile gamers to experience the ultimate gaming experience with high frame rate, high graphics quality and long battery life. Additionally, it supports 25 games globally including PUBG, ASPHALT 9, NBA 2K19, Mobile Legends, Fortnite, FIFA Mobile and Modern Combat 5. The upgrade for HONOR Play also includes Huawei Vlog, which allows users to customize music and special effect settings for Spotlight Reel, Highlights, Portrait, as well as slow-motion and fast-motion videos, Video ringtones, etc.
Android 9 update further enriches a unique blend of innovation, modern technology and comfort for a faster, fluid and easy to use operating system. It enhances the user experience in their everyday activities and make their lives easier, with significant improvements in terms of security, AI-driven smart life features, navigation and usability. Users now will have an option to intuitively control their device with simple swipes instead of clicking on buttons.
The latest update empowers the operating system to enhance smartphones’ performance and predictability. Certain features such as Adaptive Battery go further by learning about the apps and services consumers use most often, then adjusting what they don’t use as much thus consuming less battery. Moreover, it also attempts to learn the brightness level the user prefers in certain apps and environments and adjusts accordingly. Additionally, the update also ensures the digital wellbeing as it is tailored for the user and learns their pattern and preferences.
HONOR Play comes with a 16.0cm FHD+ Notch Full-view display powered with octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 970 AI chipset with GPU Turbo 3.0 4D gaming, 4GB/6GB RAM, 64GB ROM expandable up to 256GB and 3750mAh battery with Fast charge. It sports AI-based 16MP and 2MP on the rear and 16MP camera on the front for selfies. The product is available at just INR 13,999 (4GB/64GB) and INR 15,999 (6GB/64GB), on Amazon and Flipkart both.
HONOR 8X – one of the bestselling smartphones globally with its flagship value proposition, comes with a 16.51 FHD+ IPS Notch Full-view display, octa-core Kirin 710 chipset with GPU Turbo 3.0, 4GB/6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB ROM expandable up to 400GB and 3750mAh battery. It sports AI-based 20MP and 2MP on the rear and 16MP camera on the front for selfies. The product is available at just INR 11,999 (4GB/64GB), INR 13,999(6GB/64GB) and INR 17,999 (6GB/128GB), on Amazon and Flipkart both.