Honor 6X official Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update starts rolling

Honor says that the OTA update rollout has begun worldwide and should reach all Honor 6X devices this month.

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    • Android 7.0 Nougat OTA rolling today for Honor 6X
    • Updates EMUI to 5.0 from 4.1
    • New colour scheme, enhanced security and more

Honor has officially announced the rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat update for its recently launched Honor 6X smartphone (Read Full Review). It was launched in January in India with Android 6.0 Marshmallow based Emotion UI (EMUI) 4.1.

The OTA update rollout has started already and company says that it will reach all Honor 6X user handsets by mid to late May. It also includes an interface update from EMUI 4.1 to the EMUI 5.0.

Honor in its press statement notes that the new EMUI design changes the color scheme of the interface to blue and white, which is inspired by the Aegean Sea. Also, the additional changes include enhanced security over user privacy, app usage, mobile payments and communication. Here’s what the email from Honor notes:

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“-Simpler user interface: a brand new user interface design with a blue and white color scheme inspired by the Aegean Sea; a simplified interface system with an easy three-step-operation for over 90% of the time

-Stronger functionality: smoother system run enables quicker browsing from massive pictures to web pages and search queries

-A more secure system: strengthened security over user privacy, mobile payment and communication, and APP usage”


The Honor 6X Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update is said to be rolling worldwide, so if you have got the Honor 6X in India and have received the update, do let us know in the comments below.