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These Huawei devices are getting Android Nougat update in Pakistan

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Huawei is inviting users to test the beta version of Android Nougat 7.0 for Huawei Nova Plus and Honor 6X devices in Pakistan.

Huawei made an announcement on the official Facebook Page and Twitter handle,

“Rejoice! Here’s your chance to sign up for the Huawei Friendly User Trial (FUT) campaign! If you have the Huawei Nova Plus or the Honor 6X, you can try out the beta version of the Android Nougat 7.0 software on your device before it launches:
https://m.me/HuaweimobileAE/. #HuaweiPakistan

Huawei Pakistan first announced the Huawei Friendly User Trial (FUT) campaign in November 2016 for devices including Huawei P9 (Regular/Lite/Plus), Mate 8, Nova (Regular/Plus) and Honor 8. The users who sign for the trial get to experience the latest Nougat update first.

Android Nougat 7.0

Nougat, 7th update for Android OS, was launched in August last year. Nougat update was announced for many devices including Pixel, Nexus, HTC and Samsung in November 2016. Samsung released a list of phones which will get Nougat update in the first half of 2017 including S6, S6 edge, Note 5, A3, A8 and more.

The new features include higher quality VR experience, an ability for multi-app switching, smarter battery options, new emoji, multi-language setting, better notifications management, file-based encryption and a lot more.

Huawei Honor 6X

Huawei unveiled the dual camera and budget-friendly Honor 6X at Consumer Electronics Show in January and officially launched it in Pakistan a couple of days after that. The phone is available for 28,499 Pakistani Rupees.

It is a 5.5” phone with HD display, 3GB RAM & 32GB Storage or 4 GB RAM with 64 GB internal storage and 3340 mAh battery. It has an Octa-core processor, Dual 12 MP + 2 MP primary camera, capable of shooting 1080p videos at 30 frames per second and 8 MP secondary camera.

Huawei Nova Plus

Huawei Nova Plus was launched in Pakistan last year. It has 5.5” HD display, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage and 3340 mAh battery. It has Octa-core Snapdragon 635 Processor, 16 MP rear and 8MP front-facing camera.

Reportedly, Pakistan is the first country to get Nougat update for Huawei Nova Plus and Honor 6X. There is no news about which countries are going to receive the update next, at the moment.

Written by Maheen Kanwal
Maheen Kanwal is a Tech Journalist at TechJuice. She covers the latest technological, telecom and business related, local & global news. (Reach at maheen@techjuice.pk) Profile