Honor 8 users are on a bit of an emotional roller coaster when it comes to getting Android 8 Oreo. In January, they were told that the 2016 device would not receive Android Oreo at all, even though the Honor 8 Lite and Honor 8 Pro were getting the new OS version, due to "hardware and software limitations." That didn't really sit well with anyone, though, and a few months later the Honor 8 Android Oreo beta arrived in China, before rolling out to the public in July, alongside builds for a variety of other Honor and Huawei devices. Now, the Oreo update has finally arrived for users in India. Our tipster's system update screen shows the Android 8.0 Oreo upgrade, which comes with Huawei's EMUI 8.0 skin, weighing in at 2.33 GB. The arrival comes after tweet responses from Honor India's official Twitter account telling users to "stay tuned." While other markets have been less active on social media platforms asking for the upgrade, the fact that Oreo is now available on the Honor 8 in … [Read more...] about Android Oreo now rolling out to Honor 8 users in India
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Article Contents1 The Good2 The Not So Good3 Hardware and design4 Display5 Battery life6 Audio and speakers7 Storage, wireless, and call quality8 Camera9 Bugs and other issues10 Performance11 Software12 Conclusion Huawei’s budget sub-brand Honor is the subject of increasing chatter in phone geek circles of late. In January, the Honor 5X introduced the “company” (insofar as they operate as a separate business unit) to a Western audience with a very affordable, metal-bodied phone. The device, though, seemed to land on deaf ears, at least among enthusiasts. I can’t speak to how the Honor 5X did in US sales channels, but initial launch buzz quickly wore off once reviews went to press, and the phone itself really was pretty mediocre in retrospect. Its dazzle, its allure really came from looking the part of a $300-400 phone while costing much less. Reality was more... realistic: the experience it delivered wasn’t outstanding, and as a result the phone ended up … [Read more...] about Huawei Honor 8 Review: A bargain of a phone
Huawei and Honor have been making a big deal about the latest feature that's been pushed to their smartphones.It's called GPU Turbo and it will, the firms claim, dramatically improve your mobile gaming experience. In short, the GPU Turbo update increases processor performance when demanding games are launched, improving the graphics and reducing latency for slicker gameplay. However details on how it works, what it does, how to download it and what phones it's available on aren't so clear. We've been in touch with Huawei and Honor to find out more information about the GPU Turbo update, and you can find all the information you need below. What is the GPU Turbo update?It's a software update that will be pushed over-the-air to your Huawei or Honor smartphone, with the purpose of enhancing performance and optimizing your gaming experience.The GPU Turbo update provides a dramatic increase in graphics processing power, and boosts average frame rate to the fullest … [Read more...] about Huawei / Honor GPU Turbo update: what is it, what does it do, when can you get it?
Buy the Honor View10 Now Buy the Mate 10 Pro The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a fantastic smartphone. It offers high-end specs, sports a beautiful design, and comes with a few AI features on board. But the same goes for the Honor View10, which is also way more affordable. Both smartphones have a number of things in common as well as some distinct features. We take a look at both in this Honor View10 vs Huawei Mate 10 Pro comparison to help you decide which one is a better fit for you. Let’s dive in. Specs and features Honor View 10 The Huawei Mate 10 Pro, which was named the best smartphone of 2017 by Android Authority, is a beast. It packs top-of-the-line specs and can rival any handset on the market in terms of performance.Editor's PickBest Huawei Mate 10 Pro casesThe Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a flagship device that goes head to head with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, LG V30, and Google Pixel 2 XL, among others. It comes with … You’ll find the latest Kirin 970 … [Read more...] about Honor View10 vs Huawei Mate 10 Pro
Android Authority named the Huawei Mate 10 Pro its best smartphone of 2017, and for good reason. It is a very powerful handset, with lots of high-end features in both its hardware and software. Right now you can get it for about $650 unlocked, well below its normal $800 price tag. The recently launched Samsung Galaxy S9 also has top-of-the-line features, including the fastest processor you can buy, among others, but its starting price is a bit more, around $720 unlocked. Let’s look at both phones and see which one really gives more for the money.Design The Huawei Mate 10 Pro has few bezels around its front 6-inch display, with only thin ones at its top and bottom, and a curved display to makes holding this big phone easier. The rear is made of glass, and the phone’s fingerprint sensor can be found below the Mate 10 Pro’s dual-camera setup. The Samsung Galaxy S9 has a somewhat smaller 5.8-inch display, with only small bezels on the top and bottom. … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Huawei Mate 10 Pro