In early October last year, Huawei announced the Honor 7X smartphone as a premium mid-range with quite interesting technical specifications. It was launched in several countries over the last few months, until recently, been released as Huawei Mate SE in the USA. However, on all occasions, it was made available with Android 7 Nougat.
Now, Huawei has decided to start testing the Android 8.0 Oreo beta based on EMUI 8 in Honor 7X. So, interested users can download this beta ROM to enjoy latest OS, but it is worth noting that this program is only available in some countries like Germany, Italy, Spain, and France.
To join the beta program you need to download and install the beta apk on your Honor 7X.
Launch the beta app and login with your Huawei ID than Go to Personal> Join the project> Project available.
The beta build will then be pushed to your device via OTA software update.
The Honor 7X or Huawei Mate SE features a 5.93-inch IPS display with Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio and a 2.5D curved glass. It is powered by a 2.36 GHz octa-core Kirin 659 processor; Mali-T830 MP2 GPU, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via microSD card up to 256GB.
It flaunts a dual rear camera setup including 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel camera sensors with LED flash. There is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with gestures selfie support. It has a rear fingerprint sensor, Histen sound algorithm to offer 3D surround sound and also IP67 certified, making it water and dust resistant.
It packs a 3,340mAh non-removable battery that is claimed to deliver standby time up to 22 days and talk time up to 21 hours. It also supports Huawei’s SuperCharge fast charging technology using the 9V/2A (18W) power adapter and Huawei phones also support dual SIM slot with dual standby.