After rolling out Android 10 update for Honor 10 Lite and Honor 8X, the Chinese smartphone maker has now expanded the update to more devices. The Honor 9X Android 10 beta update is rolling out with EMUI 10 skin on top. Here is everything you need to know. Also Read - Honor 9 Lite software update rolls out with December 2019 security patch
The official Honor 9X Android 10 stable update is likely to roll out later this year in Q1 2020. Users can now download the Android 10-based EMUI 10 beta update right away. On your Honor 9X smartphone, open the Fan Club -> EMUI Zone -> Upgrade Early Adopters -> click on the banner to enroll. Alternatively, the update can also be enrolled by heading over to the Pollen Club app -> Forum -> EMUI zone -> Upgrade Early Adopters. It will take a few minutes to register. Also Read - Honor 9X confirmed to launch on January 14 in India; Official invites out
Once the enrolment is complete, go to Settings -> System Update -> Check For Updates. The Honor 9X Android 10-based EMUI 10 beta update bumps up the software version to V10.0.1.118, GizChina reports. Once the download is complete, install the update. It will restart after the process is complete, and the phone will boot to the new update. Do note, as this is a beta update, it may have bugs. Make sure you don’t install it on a primary device that is your daily driver. Also Read - Honor 9X India launch teased on Flipkart; Pop-up camera, full-screen display and more
It is advisable to take a complete backup of your device before you start the update process. This is because the software update is still in the Beta phase and may come with some hidden bugs. The highlight of this upcoming update is the much anticipated Android 10 OS.
Honor 9X features, specifications
The Honor 9X smartphone made its debut back in October last year. It flaunts a 6.59-inch LTPS IPS screen with FHD+ (1080×2340 pixels) resolution and a display notch. The smartphone has a Hisilicon Kirin 710F SoC with a Mali-G51 MP4 GPU. The device also comes with a fingerprint sensor along with 4,000mAh battery capacity.
The device sports a triple-camera setup at the back with a 48-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel telephoto camera, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The front comes with a motorized pop-up 16-megapixel camera sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. For connectivity, the Honor 9X supports Wi-Fi dual-band, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, 4G LTE and, USB Type-C port for charging.