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Honor 7X Android Oreo beta update now rolling out

By: Meenu Rana, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi Last updated : March 15, 2018 1:21 pm

Honor 7X is priced at Rs 12,999 for the 32GB storage variant, while the 64GB storage option comes with a price tag of 15,999 and it is exclusively available from Amazon.
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Honor started Android Oreo beta program for the Honor 7X in Europe earlier this month. Now the company has rolled out the update for beta testers for feedback.

Android Police reports, those who enrolled in the program are getting emails that update will start rolling out today. The email states that the testers who enrolled for the update will receive the Oreo beta by the end of the week.

Earlier, a tweet by a known tipster Roland Quandt revealed that Honor will rollout EMUI 8.0 that will be based on Android Oreo for its budget-centric smartphone, the Honor 7X in Q2 of 2018.

 

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To recall, Huawei announced EMUI 8.0 user interface based on Android Oreo for its range of Honor smartphones. The update comes with features like Smart Resolution, dynamic wallpaper, navigation bar customizations and more. Huawei promises to deliver a more simplified interface enabling an easy single touch switching between user spaces, prompt data transfer and quick file sharing abilities.

 

Other than this, the EMUI 8.0 user interface is based on the machine learning technology with the Intelligent Resource Allocation, Intelligent Context Awareness, User Behavior and Intelligent Behavior Prediction, AI capabilities are claimed to provide a more durable and fast experience to the consumer.

 

Honor 7X is priced at Rs 12,999 for the 32GB storage variant, while the 64GB storage option comes with a price tag of 15,999 and it is exclusively available from Amazon.

To recap the specs of Honor 7X, the device boasts a metal unibody and a 5.93-inch full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a Huawei's HiSilicon Kirin 659 2.36GHz octa-core processor, along with Mali T830-MP2 and can hold up to a 256 GB micro SD card in its expandable storage slot.

 

The Honor 7X is backed by a 4GB of RAM and it comes in 32GB Band64GB of internal storage options. The smartphone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system and has the Huawei Emotion UI 5.1 (EMUI) user interface. A 3340 mAh non-removable battery is inside the phone with fast charging technology which claims to offer up to 21 hours of talk time.


The smartphone has a dual rear camera setup which includes a 16-megapixel primary sensor with LED Flash, PDAF and a secondary 2-megapixel sensor. In its front lies an 8-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls. Besides, an LED flash and a fingerprint scanner are also on its back panel just below the camera setup. Besides, the smartphone offers Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. The handset measures 156.5 x 75.3 x 7.6 mm and weighs around 165 grams.

 


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