November security update goes live for Honor 10 & Honor 7A

Honor has recently pushed in November 2019 security updates for a couple of devices namely Honor 10 and Honor 7A. Notably, the updates are purely incremental in nature and do not bring in any new feature for the device.

Moreover, if we go by the official timeline shared by Huawei (the parent company of Honor) for the rollout of Android 10 based EMUI 10 and Magic UI 3.0, Honor 10 is slated to receive the beta update by mid-December.

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Now, let us take a look at the updates received on each one of the devices, one by one:

Honor 10

The Chinese OEM brought in the Honor 10 smartphone back in 2018, and it sports features like Kirin 970 SoC, 4-8 GB of RAM, offers 64/12 8GB of onboard storage, a 5.84-inch display along with a 3,400 mAh battery, dual camera with 24 MP primary lens.

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Honor 10

Coming back to the update, it arrives with version number 9.1.0.352 and weighs in around 241 MB in size. Below is the official changelog along with the screenshot of the update prompt:

Changelog:
This update improves the system security with Android security patches.

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The company already started recruiting volunteers in China to evaluate Android 10/EMUI 10 for this phone. Guess the final stable update will be available soon.

Honor 7A

Another Honor device i.e. Honor 7A is getting the November 2019 security patchset. For specs buff, the device features Snapdragon 430, 2/3 GB of RAM with 16/32 GB of onboard storage, a 3,000 mAh battery, along with a 5.7-inch display.

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Honor 7A

Now talking about the update, it carries version number 8.0.0210 and weighs in around 80.81 MB in size. Moreover, the update is purely incremental in nature and carries the below changelog:

Changelog:
This update improves system security with Android security patches.

[Security]
Integrates Android security patches released in November 2019 for improved system security.

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Being an entry level device, Honor 7A might not receive further major version updates anymore. Nonetheless, regular security updates is still a big bonus for the owners of the phone.

Keep in mind, the update for the Honor devices is also being pushed via OTA and will take some time in hitting all the devices. However, you can check for the updates by heading to Settings > About phone > System updates to check for OTA updates manually.

Happy installing!

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