Honor 9 Lite, 10 Lite receive September patch while Honor Watch Magic gets October update
Honor is a sub-brand of Huawei that brings devices specifically targeted at youths. The young brand has been quite successful in this role and has been able to capture its fair share in today’s competitive market.
Matter of fact, according to a report by Counterpoint Research, Huawei (including Honor brand) leads the Chinese smartphone market share growing to 36% in Q2 of 2019.
The likes of other Chinese brands like OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi, Meizu etc. are way behind in terms of market share in their home region. Besides, Honor is one of the fastest brands here in India.
Honor is also decent when it comes to pushing out security and firmware updates. Moreover, in a recent development, Honor has pushed the September security update for the Honor 9 Lite and 10 Lite.
Not only this, the Honor Watch Magic is reportedly also receiving a new update, that brings in the multiple fixes. Let us take a look at the update one by one.
Honor 9 Lite
Talking about the update on the Honor 9 Lite, it carries the version number 126.96.36.199 and weighs in around 208 MB in size. Make sure that you use a stable network connection for downloading the update.
Matter of fact, Honor 9 Lite received a intermediate optimization update in September as well. Below is the official changelog of the latest update and the screenshot of the same:
[List of Changes]
This update improves system security using Android security patches.
Integrated in September 2019, released Android security patches for improved system security.
Notably, the update is totally incremental in nature and brings nothing new except the 2019 September patch for the update. Besides, as we have reported previously, there is a ray of hope for getting the Android 10 update on Honor 9 Lite as Huawei is still evaluating options.
Honor 10 Lite
Another Honor smartphone that gets ticked off from the list of Honor devices receiving September update, is the Honor 10 Lite. The latest update bumps the version number from 188.8.131.527 to 184.108.40.2065.
The update is smaller in size and weighs only about 95.86 MB in size and won’t be heavy on your mobile internet connection or WiFi.
Below is the official changelog and the screenshot of the update:
This update improves system security with Android security patches.
Integrates Android security patches released in September 2019 for improved system security.
This update is incremental in nature and does not bring any new feature except, September 2019 patch. Note that the Android 10 beta recruitment for Honor 10 Lite has already begun in September in China.
Note that the update is being pushed via OTA in batches and will take some time in hitting all the devices. However, you can always check for the update manually by heading to Apps > System > Software update. Tap the Check for Update button.
Honor Watch Magic
The smartwatch and fitness band section of Huawei is also pretty healthy and the company pushes timely updates for optimization and security patches as well.
The recent device to receive the October patch is the Honor Watch Magic. The latest update carries version number 220.127.116.11 and weighs in a mere 7.57 MB in size.
Previously, an update brought in AOD for the device in August. The current update also brings in a lot of new optimizations for the watch.
Below is the official changelog along with the screenshot of the same:
Release date: October 2019
1. Provides an improved evaluation of the workouts through an optimized and extended import into the Huawei Health App.
2. Streamlines send notifications
3. Optimizes sleep tracking algorithms for even more accurate files
4. Optimizes calculations for more reliable results while swimming
5. Optimizes Watch User Interface
6. Improves system stability
You can manually check for the update on your Honor Watch Magic by heading to Devices> HONOR Watch Magic> Firmware Update. The update is being pushed via OTA so, you need to wait to arrive on your device.
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