Huawei announces roadmap for Android 7.0 Nougat update


Huawei has announced road map for Android Nougat roll-out in its smartphones. According to company sources, the Android 7 Nougat update for Huawei handsets will be made available in the version 5 of the EMUI skin.

We expect the roll-out of Android 7.0 Nougat for Huawei handsets in Q1 2017. There are reports that Huawei Mate 8 and P9 will get the required update followed by P9 Plus, P9 lite, Nova, and Nova Plus.

The upcoming EMUI 5.0 will be not only efficient but also secure and user-friendly. Moreover, the refreshed UI significantly cuts down on the number of steps needed to achieve the desired function. Moreover, customers will be able to perform 90 percent of important functionalities in just two or three clicks.

With the introduction of the new UI, you will be able to pick between either the standard layour or an app drawer. Furthermore, if you own a Huawei P9, P9 Plus, P9 Lite or Mate 8, you will be able to participate in the beta testing process.

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