The Android Nougat OS update has been among one of the most awaited OS updates for many major smartphones. The latest name to start getting this update from today is that of the Honor 8. This smartphone launched in China in July 2016, and has since been released in the international markets as well. This has been one of the bestselling Honor phones of 2016. With the Android 7.0 Nougat OS update for Honor 8 now out, the users of this phone are all set to get updated to the latest Android OS.

Honor had officially announced it via a Tweet. The company is bringing forward the Android 7.0 Nougat OS update for Honor 8 with EMUI 5.0 update. The company specifically mentions to ‘check out the app drawer on EMUI 5.0’. This is one of the highlights of this upcoming update.

Thanks to this latest update, the users will be able to do more with their smartphone. Many users have reported that Android 7.0 Nougat OS has helped improve their battery life. This OS update also brings in split-screen multitasking support, as well as various new features such as seamless updates, and more.

The Android 7.0 Nougat OS update for Honor 8 comes out as no ‘surprise’ as many phones have been getting this update rather quickly. This is likely due to some muscle flexing from Google. Earlier in 2016, Google had said that they plan to make the OEM-wise Android OS update list public, which resulted in quicker updates from many OEMs this time.

Honor is a brand owned by Huawei. While Huawei’s phones are known more in China than in the international markets, Honor is their sub-brand that is known for its budget smartphones all over the globe. The company, with the Android 7.0 Nougat OS update for the Honor 8 is now working towards ensuring that more and more users try out this brand’s phones!