• The update will be made available only for the Chinese variant of Honor 7X
  • The handset will also include the new Google Android security patch
  • The AR lens will add effects in the selfies and modify backgrounds

The Honor 7X, the mid-range smartphone by Huawei is reported to be getting a software, but sadly it will be meant only for Chinese variant. As per the report by AndroidSoul, the latest update will be made available for the Honor 7X handset under the build number B192. Furthermore, the AndroidSoul also claims that the Chinese variant of Honor 7X with model number AL10 will receive the update.

Interestingly, this update will introduce Face Unlock feature in the device with other intriguing features such as AR Lens to the selfie camera, Google’s Android security patch (released in January), optimizations for the Weather App, and many more such interesting things. In fact, Honor had promised face unlock feature a few weeks back and now the Chinese company has fulfilled it.

Honor 7X

How To Activate Face Unlock Feature

The Face Unlock feature was first introduced with the Honor View 10 and now the Chinese users may activate it easily by following these steps:

  • First, go to the Settings
  • Go to the Security and Privacy
  • Now use Face Unlock

It must be remembered that the handset already has fingerprint sensor placed at the rear side of the device and is technically a biometric authentication tool , which can unlock the Honor 7X smartphone by identifying the users face via front camera.

How To Use AR Lens

Now, users may manage the AR Lens available in the selfie camera, which will add effects to the snaps and can bring changes in the backgrounds while taking selfies. The users need to follow these steps:

  • First, go to the Camera
  • Go to the Modes
  • Now use the AR Lens

How To Manage Lock Screen Notifications

With the help of this feature, the users can easily hide the content shown in the notifications. Follow these steps to use this feature:

  • First, go to the Settings
  • Go to the Security and Privacy section
  • Then, go to the Face Unlock
  • Now, use the Smart lock screen notifications

As of now, there is no official information when this update will be available for Indian Honor 7X users. The device sports a 5.93-inch full-HD+ IPS display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. Unveiled in the Indian market in December last year, the handset is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor with a memory configuration of 4GB RAM and 32GB/ 64GB onboard storage capacity. Packed with 3340mAh battery the Honor 7X smartphone is sold under the model numbers L21, L22, and L24, respectively all across the globe –


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