Android Nougat Update For Huawei P9, Mate 8, Honor 8

Recent rumors suggest that Huawei will be rolling out the Android Nougat update for the P9, Mate 8, and Honor 8 very soon.

In a report by Phone Arena, sources from China suggest that the Nougat update for Huawei P9 and Mate 8 are now live and assures that they are not the beta builds pushed to a few qualified users.

The leaked documents were reported to be originated from Huawei themselves, and contains specific build numbers B352 for the Huawei P9 and B552 for the Mate 8.

Huawei recently revealed that the rollout of EMUI version 5.0, the company’s customized user interface for Android N, will be rolled out sometime in early 2017.

However, with this early rollout in China, international users of the Mate 8 and P9 are expecting the global rollout of Android N to be earlier than the announced date.

A guide by Tech Times has been released for Huawei Mate 8 owners who cannot wait to upgrade their phones to Android N and would like to try upgrading their system software via the server method.

Other Huawei phones, namely the P9 Plus, P9 lite, Nova and Nova Plus would also get an Android N update, although on a slightly later date.

Meanwhile, Huawei teamed up with XDA Developers to recruit beta testers for Honor 8’s Android N update.