Honor Play 6X and Honor 8 getting January 2021 security patch update

Honor has started delivering the January 2021 security patch update for the Honor Play 6X and Honor 8 smartphone users. This security update includes the CVE announced in the January 2020 Android security bulletin. It includes 4 Critical, 25 High levels, and 1 Medium level.

The January 2021 security patch update for Honor Play 6X and Honor 8 is rolling out with software version and respectively.

Honor Play 6X and Honor 8 January 2021 Update Changelog:


Integrates security patches released in January 2021 for improved system security.

Honor 8 Specifications:

The Honor 8 sports a 5.2-inch IPS LCD display of full HD resolution and a pixel density of 424ppi. The handset measures 153grams in weight and has a thin waistline of just 7.4mm. The smartphone is powered by two quad-core processors (Cortex A72 and Cortex A53) having an enormous clock speed of 2.3GHz and 1.8GHz enabling this device to operate at superfast speed.

It is paired with a mammoth 4GB RAM that handles applications running on background and Mali-T880 MP4 GPU that can run even the most high-resolution games smoothly.

The Honor 8 sports a dual rear camera setup, both having resolution of 12MP. They also autofocus feature and a dual-color LED Flash. It is accompanied by an 8MP front-facing camera for selfies and video calls.

Honor 8 image

Connectivity options present in the the Honor 8 are Hybrid SIM, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac 5GHz, hotspot tethering, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, glonass, NFC and USB type C. Sensors present in this device include light, proximity, accelerometer, compass and a round shaped fingerprint sensor on the back. The device is backed by 3,000mAh Li-polymer battery non-removable battery with fast charging feature.

If you haven’t received a notification yet, check for the OTA update in Settings manually, Go to Settings > Apps & notifications > Apps > More > Show system processes > System update > Storage.

If you have received the latest EMUI update on your smartphone, you can send us an email at ([email protected]) with Screenshots/Updates/Versions/Changelogs.


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