The upgrade is aimed at Huawei’s Honor smartphones.
Huawei on Friday unveiled EMUI 8.0, based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The software promises to deliver AI-powered features and enhance quality user experience, aided by Artificial Intelligence powered Real-Time Scene and Object Recognition, Smart Tips, and AI Accelerated Translator to the upcoming Honor 9 Lite smartphones. The EMUI 8.0 is the company’s latest version of user-interface and successor to EMUI 5.1. With EMUI 8.0.
In terms of functionality, the EMUI is based on machine learning algorithms. the EMUI 8.0 will also bring in AI-capabilities such as resource allocation, context awareness as well as behaviour prediction or user behaviour. Other features include Smart Resolution, dynamic wallpaper, navigation bar customisations and more. As successor to EMUI 5.1, the software aims to provide simplified-interface enabling a single touch switching between user spaces, prompt data transfer and quick file sharing abilities. Incorporating the features of its predecessor, EMUI 8.0 also gives smart tips on the basis of behaviour cognisance and requirements.
“The upgraded EMUI 8.0 is avant-garde technological software which is efficient, secure and above all, user friendly. Eradicating lag, they can witness a faster and smarter phone experience, powered by advanced AI technological features,” said a Huawei R&D spokesperson. “The update significantly cuts down on the number of steps needed to achieve the desired function through its smart applications like navigation dock and smart screen, and enables the user to reach 90 per cent of the core functions in just a single-click. We have developed the EMUI 8.0 for those who live and work on-the-go,” Huawei’s press statement reads.
Further, the Chinese smartphone maker’s EMUI 8.0 UI allows for single-touch switching between user spaces, prompt data transfer and quick file-sharing. Meanwhile, users will be able to access features like split-screen interface, navigation dock, one-hand operation and smart view, thanks to Android 8.0 Oreo.
The EMUI 8.0 is already available on the Honor View 10 and in the coming months will be available in Honor 9 Lite OOTB, Honor 8 Lite, Honor 8 Pro, Honor 9i, and Honor 7X.