Huawei Honor 7 gets official Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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Huawei Honor’s poster baby, the Honor 7 now has an official Android 6.0 Marshmallow update going for it.

The update went live yesterday, and is reportedly only available in India for now.

Furthermore, it’s no usual update. If you own an Honor 7 and want access to the over the air update, you’re expected to fill out a form (also need to key in your IMEI for this).

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Posted by Honor India on Saturday, December 26, 2015

What this means is that those who sign up for the ROM get a taste of EMUI 4.0 which runs on top of Android 6.0 on the ROM. Worth noting is the fact that the ROM is in beta for now, and a full stable release should be expected in the coming weeks (next month’s end, if Huawei are to be believed).

The complete changelog can be accessed here:

Gizchina News of the week

  • [Camera]
    • New added professional mode. Under this mode, you can use professional  parameters in any combination to achieve the desired effect
    • New Added document readjustment function. When enabled, you can clearly capture the text content appearing the lens.
  • [Gallery]
    • New added Paint filter, Feminine filter and Photo filter. You can get more amazing images now.
    • New added various labels, you can change the font size, color and location now.
    • New added creating memo on images supports you customize the unique memo for every image, and then set it as unique lock screen wallpaper.
    • New added sport watermark element. Now you can add altitude data and your note on your travel photos.
    • Optimized album functions. Now you can bulk add photos for new album. This  greatly simplifies the process of creating an album and then adding photos to it.
    • Support you to print multiple images one time. It can save all selected images for printing as PDF and print them together.
  • [Contacts]
    • New added Smart group function will help you to group your contacts according to company or organization names. If you want to group your contacts by this way, you just need to add company or organization names in contacts’ information. Your contacts will be automatically grouped.
  • [Messages]
    • New added quickly reclaiming sending message, within 4 seconds after sending a message, you can reclaim it if you regret.
  • [Application]
    • New added a compass application, it integrated the functions of level gauge and compass.
    • New added alarm ring duration selections, now how long the alarm will ring all depends on you!
  •  [System]
    • New added screen recording function, with it enabled, you can easily record your screen operating steps, then make it to a small course and share with others.
  •  [Settings]
    • New added eyesight protection mode in Display settings, when enabled, the backlight will be soft. It’s very helpful to relax your eye muscles keeping your eyes healthy.
    • New added scheduled power on and power off functions, when enabled, your phone will auto power on and off, you will have a regular lifestyle which is very important to your healthy.
    • New added notification panel and status bar will be convenient to look up some settings.
    • Optimized tone settings adding power on tone, screenshot tone and emergency tone switches.


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  1. ‫محمد مرعي‬‎
    December 28, 2015

    great 4 huawei and honor

  2. Tajwar
    December 28, 2015

    Good boy Huawei

  3. Joel Adames
    December 30, 2015

    will be too spensive in other markets…. bummer….

  4. Freeje
    January 4, 2016

    It would be nice to have this on the M8. The current version still has bugs.