Honor 7X Pie update news: Latest update adds GPU Turbo and call recording feature

Honor 7X Oreo release news

For all the latest software update news, changelogs, and download links for the Huawei Honor 7X, you’ve come to the right place. On this page, we have details about the Honor 7X’s monthly security updates alongside major OS upgrades, including the latest Android 9 Pie.

Honor 7X Android 9 Pie update

  • Not eligible for Android 9 Pie update
  • Pie-based Custom ROMs should be available
Launch OS Current OS Android 9 Pie
Android 7.0 Android 8.0 Oreo Not eligible

The Honor 7X is a budget phone and hence it’s entitled to only one major OS upgrade. This means that the device won’t be upgraded to Android 9 Pie officially. Even so, the 7X’s predecessors got only one major OS upgrade, so it doesn’t surprise us that there’s no Pie for the 7X.

Honor 7X: Everything you need to know

Honor 7X Oreo update (8.0 and 8.1)

  • Released in the U.S. on 30 April 2018
  • Released in India on 25 May 2018
Launch OS Android Oreo update Release date
Android 7.0 Eligible Released on 30 April 2018

Huawei started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo to Honor 7X users in the U.S. at the end of April 2018 and towards the end of May in India. The update has also been reported in Europe and other markets as well, which essentially means all units have received the download notification.

Honor 7X update timeline

Date Software version Android OS Changelog
14 Sep 2018 Android 8.0 Implements GPU Turbo feature, call recording, and more
24 July 2018 EMUI 8.0 Android 8.0 Installs Huawei GPU Turbo (beta) technology, July 2018 security patch, and more
30 Apr 2018 EMUI 8.0 Android 8.0 Android Oreo, Face Unlock, Game suite, new navigation dock, and April security patch.
20 Dec 2017 D002 Android 7.0 Dubai theme and font added, New preloaded contacts added, Network name display updated for some operators and Google security patches
15 Dec 2017 D001 Android 7.0 Google security patches and Platform language issue fix
14 Dec 2017 D001 Android 7.0 Improves the device’s performance and stability to bring you a better user experience
13 Nov 2017 D001 Android 7.0 Google security patches and

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