According to previous leaks, it was reported that Huawei would start updating the P9 and Mate 8 handsets with Android 7.0 Nougat early 2017, but Huawei has decided to push the update a little early, and as per the reports from China, Android 7.0 Nougat update is now live for these devices. The Chinese smartphone maker has already started to roll out the alpha of this update to its users in China. There is no news about the global roll out of the update yet, but it is expected to start early 2017.
The update version is B352 for the Huawei P9 in China while the version B552 is for Mate 8. But for who have installed the beta version will have a different firmware version. It will be B363 for the P9 and B562 for Mate 8. Well, the users of these hands across the world needs to wait for a little more for the firmware to hit their device.
The Huawei P9 comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) touchscreen display. To power the device there is a Kirin 950 octa-core processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The device came out of the box with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and EMUI 4.0 on top. It has 12MP dual rear cameras with OIS and laser autofocus. The P9 supports dual SIM dual standby and is backed by a 3,000mAh battery.
While the Mate 8 comes with a 6.0-inch 1080p display and it includes a 16MP rear camera and an 8MP front-facing selfie camera. The device came out of the box with Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.0 on top. There is a 4000mAH battery on the rear to power the device and comes in 3GB as well as 4GB variants. Stay tuned to PhoneRadar and we will get back to you with more updates and news. Do comment in the section below if you have more queries on the same.