Huawei Technologies Japan, a Japanese subsidiary of Huawei Technologies in China, announced that it will start updating its software, including the upgrade to Android 9 Pie Version, for its smartphone ” Huawei honor 9 “.
The target is the SIM lock-free Huawei honor 9 for Japan, model number is STF-L09.
The update will be distributed at 17:00 on April 19, 2019, and it will be distributed to all individuals in about one month.
Major updates include upgrading to Android 9 Pie Version, updating to EMUI 9.0, and security enhancements.
The update can be applied to the terminal alone.
The size of the update file is approximately 3.29 GB when implemented from the software with build number STF-L09 22.214.171.1249 (C635), and approximately 658 MB when implemented from the software of STF-L09 126.96.36.199 (C635E1R1P4) .
If the update is completed normally, the build number is STF-L09 188.8.131.52 (C635E2R1P4).
In addition, internal storage needs 5GB or more of free space to carry out the update.
We recommend that you backup your personal data before the update, and guide you to perform the update with more than half the remaining battery power.
The version of Huawei honor 9 at the time of release is Android 7.0 Nougat Version, and the version upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo Version has been provided so far.
Therefore, software update including version upgrade to Android 9 Pie Version is the second major update.