Huawei isn't known for being the most prompt with regards to delivering Android updates, which is why while many are still waiting for an official update to Android Oreo for the now-aging 2016 Honor 8, others are looking to the Android developer community to deliver the latest update in what could be called more prompt fashion. The OpenKirin community has succeeded in this endeavor, and have managed to deliver an AOSP (Android Open Source Project0 build of Android 8.0 Oreo for the Honor 8 to eager consumers and enthusiasts.
The build, which was officially published on Wednesday, was pushed by the OpenKirin team, a team now famous for their active development of various custom ROMs for the Honor 8, including LineageOS 14.1, AOSPA and many others. The build is mostly functional and stable, with a few minor issues such as with the GPS sensor, some camera issues, signal strength problems and a lack of VoLTE support at the moment; so while this build might not necessarily be daily driver material, it's definitely worth a shot if you have an Honor 8 lying around that you want to mess around with.
What do you guys think? Will you try and flash this build to your Honor 8, or continue the wait for an official upgrade to Android Oreo on your device? Let us know in the comments, or post over on our forums with your thoughts.
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