Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Update Needs Testers, Says Company

Xiaomi is now inviting applications from beta testers for the Android 8.0 Oreo update that will roll out soon on the Xiaomi Mi A1. The announcement, posted on the official MIUI website, invited beta testers to test out stock Android on the Mi A1. This comes as great news for people who purchased the phone as Xiaomi had promised an Oreo […]

Android 8.1 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out to Pixel and Nexus Devices

Android 8.1 Oreo, after being publicly tested with two developer preview versions, has now been released. The update, which is available for eligible Pixel and Nexus devices, will be made available over-the-air (OTA). Factory images and OTA files are also available for download and installation. The general release of Android 8.1 Oreo comes just a week […]

HTC U11 Life Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

HIGHLIGHTS Unlocked HTC U11 Life has started getting Android Oreo update HTC VP for Product Management Mo Versi announced the new update Previously, HTC U11 received Android 8.0 Oreo Days after a similar update debuted for the U11, HTC U11 Life has now started receiving an Android Oreo update. HTC launched the U11 Life as its new affordable smartphone earlier this […]

OnePlus 3, 3T Start Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo-Based OxygenOS 5.0 OTA Update

OnePlus seems to be setting an example for other Android OEMs with its (relatively) timely Oreo updates. The Chinese company has unveiled OxygenOS 5.0, the first official Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones. OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users have already experienced the Android 8.0 Oreo update before as part of the […]

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

Sony has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for its Xperia XZ Premium. The update was originally expected for December, but the Japanese company had evidently sped up the process, and has brought the latest software to its high-end smartphone that was launched with Android 7.1 Nougat at MWC 2017. The Android Oreo update brings the Xperia XZ Premium closer to the […]

Android Smartphone Makers Looking at iPhone X-Like Face ID Feature: KGI’s Kuo

Apple’s Face ID, the new biometric feature that Apple introduced with the iPhone X, could soon trickle down to Android smartphones. According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Android smartphone makers are increasingly inquiring about 3D-sensing technologies. Without identifying any of these OEMs, Kuo said that before Apple officially unveiled the iPhone X, Android smartphone makers were looking […]

Here comes Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy Tab E on Verizon and T-Mobile

Verizon and T-Mobile have released software updates for the Samsung Galaxy Tab E tablets bringing the OS version to Android 7.0 Nougat. Just Nougat, you say, when Oreo is already here? It’s still something for an entry-level/lower-midrange tablet that was launched close to 2 years ago and started out on Lollipop. Verizon has rolled out […]

Android 8.0 Oreo Makes Its Debut in Google’s Version Distribution Chart

Android 8.0 Oreo, the latest publicly available mobile operating system by Google, is now running on 0.2 percent of active devices. Google has updated its Google Play distribution data, providing figures for the seven-day period ending Monday, October 2, 2017. As expected, the Android Nougat-based devices logging into the store are slowly rising. The data shows Android Nougat (Android […]

Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 to Get Android 8.0 Oreo Update Before the End of 2017: HMD Global

Earlier this month, HMD Global confirmed that all of its Nokia Android smartphones will receive an Android 8.0 Oreo update, but the company didn’t share the release timeline for the update at the time. Now, the company has announced that the Android 8.0 Oreo update will be making its way to the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia […]