Honor 8 Pro finally gets Android Pie-based EMUI 9 stable update

Sagar, 13 April 2019

The Honor 8 Pro that debuted back in March 2017 with Android Nougat-based EMUI 5.1 is receiving the much-awaited Android Pie-based EMUI 9 update.

The update is currently rolling out in India with build number 9.0.1.163(C675E6R1P5). It weighs a whopping 3.49GB in size, but those who are enrolled in the beta program get a smaller file weighing just over 340MB.

This EMUI 9 update brings simplified UI, AI object recognition, Huawei Share 3.0, faster app launch times, and ViLTE support to the Honor 8 Pro. It also brings along Android security patch that's dated March 1, 2019. You can check out the entire changelog below.

Honor 8 Pro EMUI 9 update
Honor 8 Pro EMUI 9 update

This update is rolling out over-the-air and should reach all the Honor 8 Pro Indian units in a week or two. But, if you can't wait, you can check for it manually by heading over to your phone's Settings > About Phone > System update menu.

If you happen to live in another country and have received the EMUI 9 update on your Honor 8 Pro, drop us a comment below.

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  • Yoga

I agree... EMUI 8 was way better than this. Not happy at all

What model number do you have? Also what country are you in?

  • Anonymous

What a bonus and a pleasant surprise! The best thing to have happened in my life in the last few months, because I believe that never in the history of OS updates has any phone enjoyed 2 rounds of it. Bought my phone (aka prized possession) in July 2...