So finally we have the list of Huawei smartphones that will get the Android 7.o Nougat update next year. Huawei has announced update plans for Android Nougat and EMUI 5.0 to its smartphones. We already know that the Huawei Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro smartphones will ship with Android 7.0 (Nougat) and the new EMUI 5.0 out of the box. Both the flagships were announced last month. And Now, company has confirmed list of other devices getting Nougat update in coming days.
The Android 7.0 Nougat update for Huawei devices will arrive in the form of EMUI version 5.0. The company plans to roll out Nougat update staring sometime in Q1, 2017. The Huawei Mate 8 and Huawei P9 smartphones will get the Nougat update first, follows by some other smartphones few weeks after that.
List of Huawei smartphones, confirmed to get Android 7.0 Nougat and EMUI 5.0 is:
- Huawei Mate 8
- Huawei P9
- Huawei P9 Plus
- Huawei P9 lite
- Huawei Nova
- Huawei Nova Plus
- Huawei Honor 8 (Nougat update for Honor 8 will release in Feb 2017)
The company will likely add more devices to this list in future. We assume that the Huawei Mate S, Huawei P8, MediaPad M3 and some more will also join the list in future.
About the new EMUI 5.0, Huawei said,
The new EMUI 5.0 along with Android 7.0 offers ease of use, improved efficiency and safety. With EMUI 5.0 user can activate 90% of the main functions in just two or three clicks. Moreover, thanks to “Machine Learning”, EMUI 5.0 is can dynamically optimize the most frequently used resources. It is also possible to manage the consumption of your device’s battery with greater ease and efficiency via the new intelligent system power management. Finally, EMUI 5.0 comes with enhanced security features, such as App Lock, which allows the user to ensure the highest safety levels for specific applications.