Huawei is already working on Android 9.0 Pie update for Mate 10 Pro, P20, Honor 10 and V10, but the Huawei P8 Lite (2017) is not on the list, as for now. But you can now enjoy the latest Android 9.0 Pie on the Huawei P8 Lite (2017) with Pixel Experience.
After Google’s announcement of the Android Pie, the update is now available for the Huawei P8 Lite (2017) owners via Pixel Experience. Thanks to XDA Members working and bringing latest software to smartphones.
The Huawei P8 Lite (2017) was announced in January 2017 running Android 7.0 Nougat features a 5.2-inches display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. Under the hood, it is powered by an Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 655 chipset paired with 3/4 GB of RAM.
The smartphone is available in 16/64GB internal storage options with microSD card support for memory expansion up to 256GB. There is a 12-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera and a 3000 mAh battery.
Huawei P8 Lite (2017) – Android 9.0 Pie Pixel Experience ROM
As mentioned above, right now there is no word from the company whether/when the Android 9.0 Pie for the Huawei P9 Lite will be released. However, if you want to enjoy Android 9.0 Pie features on Huawei P8 Lite (2017) then you can do this by using the custom ROM called Pixel Experience.
It comes with stock Google Pixel experience by offering Pixel launcher, wallpapers, boot animation, fonts, icons, sounds, Pixel’s blue accent and more. Please note that it’s a custom ROM and needs to be installed manually which requires some technical knowledge such as unlocking bootloader.
So make sure you know what you are doing before installing this ROM. There are some features working and some not. Before you proceed you must know what is working and what is not.
- Internal/External storage
- Hotspot Wifi
You can visit the original thread (source below) for the download links and the instructions to Pixel Experience based on Android 9.0 Pie for Huawei P8 Lite (2017).