Face Unlock & Other Features Arrives Honor V9 (Honor 8 Pro)


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Chinese smartphone manufacturing giant, Huawei, has been doing quite in China as well as on the international scene, many thanks to its Honor sub-brand which has attracted many followers. The company recently released Android security patches to the likes of Huawei P9 and Honor 8. Now, the company is releasing multiple updates to Honor V9 (known as Honor 8 Pro outside China). These updates will be released OTA thus all units will not receive it at the same time. However, users who do not have the patience to wait for the OTA update can try a manual update via the Settings menu.

The Honor 8 Pro models been targeted and the changelog are shown below

Honor V9 DUK-L09 and DUK-AL20 changelog

  • Optimized display and touchscreen sensitivity
  • Improves system stability
  • Optimizes the fingerprint navigation performance
  • Fixes an issue where the screen would occasionally flicker when unlocking it with a fingerprint immediately after locking it with a power button.

The build numbers are B130 and B131 for DUK-L09 and DUK-AL20 variants, respectively.

Honor V9 DUK-AL20 changelog

  • Optimizes power loss
  • Improves system stability
  • Optimizes the response speed when viewing WeChat messages using WLAN.
  • Default Honor watermarks can be added.
  • Sliding to pick calls malfunction fixed.

This update comes with the build number B160 for DUK-AL20

Honor V9 DUK-340 changelog

  • Brings Face Unlock feature
  • Includes smart lock screen notifications feature
  •  Wake up your phone each time you pick it up feature included.
  • Optimizes power consumption
  • Installs March 2018 Android security patches.
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