Android 5.1 (Lollipop) update is available for the Honor 4C and Honor 6 smartphones in India from today. Honor 4C got an update 4 days back on September 21st, however, the Honor 6 got the update today. The Android 5.1 Lollipop update has new features, improved user experience and functionalities. It is based on new Emotion UI 3.1 update.
New features in EMUI 3.1 update based on Android 5.1 for Huawei Honor 4C and Honor 6
- Home Screen notifications: There is no need to unlock the phone screen to read notifications. The notifications can be directly accessed from the notifications bar without having to swipe.
- Time-lapse photography: A video as short as 40s is generated by means of intelligent dynamic frame extraction.
Increased speed while searching: There is a new search bar in the Settings function which is enhanced.
- More privacy via ‘Hidden Apps’: There is a new feature of hiding apps on the home screen itself.
- Badge App icons: Disable badges for a particular badge icon can be done by users.
Please note that Android 5.1 Lollipop update for the Huawei Honor 4C and Honor 6 are not available via OTA (over the air). There is a ZIP file that you need to download manually for the respective smartphones from the official Honor India support site. Simply follow the instructions available inside the file to update your Huawei Honor 4C and Honor 6 and share you comments about new experience with us.