LEAKS: Huawei rolls out Oreo-based EMUI 8.0 for Huawei Mate 10 lite

  • The company is also rolling out Face Unlock and AR lens feature

SHENZHEN – Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei rolled out beta update EMUI 8.0 for Mate 10 lite.

According to leak snapshot, the Oreo-based EMUI 8.0 new update is the successor of EMUI 5.1 that was first made available on Mate 10 series.

The new update includes artificial intelligence (AI) such as real-time scene and object recognition, smart tips, AI-driven language translation and more.

The new 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% of the core functions in just a single click.

However, so far only Chinese users get the beta version of the Huawei Mate 10 Lite and the P10 Litegespielt.

The company is also rolling out Face Unlock and AR lens feature that allow users to unlock their phone by looking at it, the feature takes 800 milliseconds to read user’s face and works only when used with open eyes

The AR Lens feature lets users to creative juices flow to personalise favourite moments by adding effects, faces, masks and dynamic backgrounds to your photos.

The new features are currently in testing phase and Huawei will make an official announcement once it is being commercially processed.