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Will Your Phone Get Android O (Android 8.0 Oreo) Update?

Google has released Android O, the latest version of its hugely popular mobile operating system. The latest version is also most commonly known as Android Oreo or Android 8.0. The new Android OS is already preloaded on Google’s Pixel and Nexus devices. Some new third-party smartphones will be getting the Android 8.0 in the coming months. The good news is that some existing smartphones will also be eligible for the Android Oreo update. This would be very beneficial since users will not be required to buy a new phone to experience the new Android. Here’s a list of the phones that are expected to be updated to the latest version of Android.

Google Smartphones:

Eligible Google smartphones will be automatically upgraded to Android Oreo. However, in case there is some problem with the automatic update, users will have the option to install it manually. The Google devices that are getting Android Oreo updates include:

  • Google Pixel XL
  • Google Pixel
  • Google Pixel C
  • Nexus 6P
  • Nexus 5X
  • Nexus Player

Samsung Android 8.0 Oreo update

Samsung has often displayed a slow response to OS updates, which is why only a few of its smartphones become eligible for new Android OS updates. It is possible that Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will get Android Oreo update. Galaxy Note 8 is also a likely contender.

LG Android 8.0 Oreo update

LG is relatively quick to upgrade to new Android versions, but only a few LG phones are upgraded. In case of Android Oreo, the LG G6 is likely to get the update in the coming months.

Sony Android 8.0 Oreo update

Sony has been quick in providing Android OS updates and this time too, several of its phones will be getting the Android Oreo update. The Sony phones that will be getting the Android 8.0 update are:

  • Xperia X
  • Xperia X Performance
  • Xperia XZ
  • Xperia X Compact
  • Xperia XZ Premium
  • Xperia XZs
  • Xperia XA1
  • Xperia XA1 Ultra
  • Xperia Touch
  • Xperia XA1 Plus

Motorola Android 8.0 Oreo update

Motorola has also been quick in providing the latest OS updates. The Moto phones that will be getting the Android Oreo update include:

  • Moto Z2 Force
  • Moto Z2 Play
  • Moto Z Force
  • Moto Z
  • Moto Z Play
  • Moto X4
  • Moto G5S Plus
  • Moto G5 Plus
  • Moto G5
  • Moto G4 Plus

HTC Android 8.0 Oreo update

HTC is another company that focuses on providing the best experience to users through quick updates. HTC phones that will be getting the Android Oreo update include HTC U11, HTC U Ultra, and HTC 10.

Other phones to get Android 8.0 Oreo update

Other phone manufacturers are also in the process of releasing the Android Oreo update. These include:

  • Huawei Mate 10
  • Huawei Honor 8 Pro
  • Huawei Honor 6X
  • Huawei Mate 9
  • OnePlus 3
  • Nokia, 3, 5, 6 and 8

While many people like to keep their phones updated with the latest OS, there is no need to get overly excited about it. Most new OS releases have only a few additional features and functionalities, and the basic components are essentially the same. So, buying a phone just to get the latest Android Oreo update may not be a good idea. However, if your phone is eligible for an update, then you should certainly go for it.

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