TECNO plans to deploy Android 12 on the upcoming HiOS 8.5 update for the CAMON 17 and PHANTOM X. The company notes that with the public release of Android 12, the TECNO CAMON 17 and PHANTOM X will be amongst the first few phones to receive the update. The update will improve the software infrastructure, security and privacy, connectivity, and gaming experience of users. The customized HiOS8.5 will launch simultaneously on the devices with Android 12.
We are excited about Android 12’s update says Stephen Ha, General Manager of TECNO. Which bring a more convenient and personalized experience to consumers ranging from a new UI design to comprehensive security and privacy protection upgrades, he adds.
TECNO says it is redesigning HiOS 8.5 to feel more responsive and intuitive for users based on the Android 12. So users will be able to experience more unified themes across apps and even devices. For example, widgets will appear more rounded and accessible in Android 12, so that users can retrieve information with ease.
HiOS will also get the Za-Hooc security concept optimization which integrates software and hardware with regards to privacy protection. Other updates coming to HiOS8.5 include improvements to game performance, optimizations to the barrage and call rejections features.
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