Good news for all Honor 6X users! Today, Honor started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update for your device. The company had promised to release the update to all devices by the end of Q1 2017, but unfortunately, it couldn’t be done. The update is based on the EMUI 5.0 custom layout on top.
However, the Honor 6X owners should be patient, as the rollout will need some time to hit all units. Honor will release the Nougat update for a very small number of Honor 6X units today. Of course, if you are advanced users, you will be able to download the update file and flash it on to your device as Honor finish rolling out the update to all Honor 6X devices by the end of this month.
Apart from the basic features of Android 7.0 Nougat, Honor 6X owners can look forward to a number of new features from EMUI 5.0. The custom layout has been tweaked the UI design significantly as a new color scheme and many new animations has been added. Moreover, in this update, the camera app has also been improved, and there is a new “Eye comfort” mode added to filter out harmful blue-light in order to reduce eye strain. Besides, you will see enhance improvements as well as smoothness of the system.
If you are eager with the update, you can keep checking for the update manually by heading to Settings > Updates > Check for Updates. If you see the update available, just download and install it on your device by following the on-screen instructions. However, before installing the update, you make sure to keep your Honor 6X battery at least 60% or higher as it is an important update, we don’t encourage to install it when the battery is low.