Google has rolled out their treat this year as the Android 8.0 Oreo, and we all want to get our hands on it. As much as we love Android updates, we have to wait for our phone manufacturers to provide an update. There are some companies who have already confirmed the arrival of Android 8.0 Oreo on their devices.
Android 8.0 Oreo is a more open ecosystem which is more stable, secure, and functional when compared to the previous versions. Coming to the new features, you will get new notification dots, faster boot speed, Instant Apps support, Picture-in-Picture mode, and much more. So without further ado, here are the companies and their devices that will receive Android 8.0 Oreo.
Smartphones confirmed to get Android 8.0 Oreo
Pixel devices will always be the first ones to get an Android update. Pixel, being a smartphone directly under Google is getting Android 8.0 Oreo updates already.
You can check this post for manually updating your Pixel phone to Android 8.0 Oreo.
Just like the Pixel, Nexus devices such as the 5X and 6P are also receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update.
You can update your Nexus device manually here.
Sony has introduced three new smartphones, the Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact, and the Xperia XA1 Plus. All three of them will be shipping out with Android 8.0 Oreo.
To know complete specifications and availability of Sony Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact, and XA1 Plus, check out this post.
HTC has already confirmed the Arrival of Android 8.0 Oreo on three phones. The HTC U11, HTC U Ultra, and the HTC 10 will get Android 8.0 Oreo soon, the company tweeted.
You can read about HTC U11, U Ultra, and HTC 10 Android update here.
Nokia phones manufactured under HMD will be getting an update to Android 8.0 Oreo. Not only this, Nokia phones are coming with 2 years of assured monthly updates, including security patches.
The OnePlus phones to get updated to Android 8.0 Oreo are OnePlus 3, 3T, and the newly released OnePlus 5.
Smartron Srt Phone
Sachin Tendulkar backed Smartron had announced during the launch of the srt.phone that it will get updated to Android Oreo.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 which was launched today is confirmed to get Android 8.0 Oreo update by the end of this year. The Android One smartphone is the first from Xiaomi to ditch the MIUI for stock Android.
Other Android phones to get Android 8.0 Oreo
While the above-listed handsets are officially getting Android 8.0 Oreo, there are some which are sure to get updated to Android Oreo sooner or later. To start with, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 have been introduced recently, so they will get an Android 8.0 Oreo update.
Another one is the LG V30. Since LG is closely working with Google and even earned some exclusive features for the V30, we can expect speedy updates for the LG flagship. Also, while Motorola Moto M is confirmed to get Android 8.0 Oreo, we may see Oreo updates for the Z series and even the G5 Plus phones.
Lastly, we can mention the Huawei Mate 10 series which is set to be announced on October 16 in Munich, Germany. Since the phone is anticipated to be available by November, we can expect it to ship with Android 8.0 Oreo.