Redmi Note 5 Pro MIUI 9.5.6 Update Based on Android 8.1 Oreo Announced

Redmi Note 5 Pro looks to be the first smartphone from Xiaomi to get Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5.6. The Chinese handset maker had launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro in India back in February. The key highlights of the smartphone are the presence of the large 5.99-inch 18:9 display, the selfie-light module, a dual-camera setup, as well as […]

Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

A couple of months after its debut on the ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS550KL) variant, Android 8.0 Oreo has now reached the Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL). The new Android update brings tons of core Android Oreo features and removes some of the pre-installed apps. Users can download the latest Android experience via an FOTA (firmware-over-the-air) package that is rolling […]

Android Oreo Distribution Reaches 4.6 Percent in April, Nougat Still Dominates at 30.8 Percent

After a marginal distribution of a little over one percent in February, Android Oreo is now on 4.6 percent of Android devices, the highest ever for the current build. This includes the growth of Android 8.0 as well as Android 8.1. Unsurprisingly, the latest Android version isn’t yet dominating the entire Android family. According to the Android distribution chat for the […]

Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus Android 8.1 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out in India

Nokia 6 (2018) (Review) and Nokia 7 Plus have started receiving their Android 8.1 Oreo update in India, over-the-air (OTA). The rollout follows the start of the Android 8.0 Oreo update rollout for the Nokia 3(Review) on Wednesday. Nokia licensee HMD Global has not made any official announcement regarding the start of the rollout; however, our review units of the Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7 […]

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Android 8.0 Oreo Update Rollout Stopped: Report

Within a week of starting the rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+smartphones, Samsung has reportedly stopped it. The South Korean giant had begun the beta testing for Android Oreo in the two flagship smartphones back in November 2017. Three months later, it started to roll out the final version only to apparently halt it. While the Android Oreo […]

Mi A1 Finally Starts Getting Android 8.0 Oreo as Xiaomi Pushes OTA Update

Xiaomi has finally started rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo to the Xiaomi Mi A1. The smartphone was launched under Google’s Android One programme with Android 7.1.2 Nougat back in September and was promised to receive an update to Android Oreo by the end of 2017. The new Android version started rolling out as a progressive over-the-air (OTA) update on December 31, fulfilling […]

Asus ZenFone 4 Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

Asus has announced that it has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for the ZenFone 4. The latest Android experience comes through a FOTA (firmware-over-the-air) update that will be available in batches for the ZenFone 4 (ZE554KL) model. The entire Asus ZenFone 4 series, comprising the ZenFone 4, ZenFone 4 Selfie, ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro, ZenFone 4 Pro, and their numerous variants, […]

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 […]