Tag Archive: Oreo


Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge reportedly getting Oreo next month

After an extremely long wait, the Android Oreo update finally started rolling out to Galaxy Note 8 owners a few weeks ago. But what about those who are still using Samsung’s older flagships? When will they get Oreo? Well, we have some good news for you. According to reliable Turkish website GüncelMiyiz, which is a […]

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ASUS unveils the ZenFone Max Pro M1 in India with Snapdragon 636, 5000mAh battery, and Android 8.1 Oreo

ASUS is effectively undercutting Xiaomi in the budget segment with its latest phone.

ASUS hasn’t fared all that well in India last year, but the Taiwanese manufacturer is looking to change its fortunes with its latest phone. The ZenFone Max Pro M1 is an India-first device that is targeted at the budget segment — specifically against the Redmi Note 5 Pro. ASUS is offering similar specs as Xiaomi’s budget phone in the form of a Snapdragon 636,  [Read More…]

Android Oreo on 4% of all devices, April 2018 distribution numbers show

Android Oreo is the latest system update to Google’s OS, but its trickle-down effect is slow. New April 2018 distribution numbers place Oreo on 4.6% of all Android-powered devices.

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Oneplus 5 and 5T Finally Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Oneplus has started pushing the Android 8.1 update to their Oneplus 5 and 5t flagship devices. You can begin to try and download them today, but there may be a gradual rollout.

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Razer Phone now being updated to Android 8.1 Oreo

All units should be updated over the next few weeks.

The Razer Phone, the ultimate phone for gamers, is now getting better across the board thanks to Android Oreo. Razer announced at the end of March that this month would see Android 8.1 Oreo make its way to the device, and now that day has come.

Although Razer’s initiating the update today, it may be a few more days before it actually arrives on your unit. Razer  [Read More…]

LG’s new ‘Global Software Upgrade Center’ promises Oreo for the G6 by end of April, improved stability

Committing to faster software updates is always a good move.

Ahead of the May 2 launch of the LG G7, the company has announced the opening of a new “Software Upgrade Center” at its headquarters in South Korea dedicated to improving the process of creating and releasing software updates for its smartphones. As the name would imply, the goal is pretty simple: “providing customers worldwide with faster, timelier, smartphone operating system and software updates.”

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Essential Phone on Sprint being updated to Android 8.1 Oreo

Rolling out to users now.

A little less than a month ago, Essential started pushing Android 8.1 Oreo to all unlocked versions of the Essential Phone. There wasn’t any word at the time when the Sprint variant of the phone would get similar treatment, but that’s now changing.

According to Essential’s official Twitter account, Oreo officially began making its way to the Sprint Essential Phone around 1:00 PM ET on April 9. Multiple users have replied to  [Read More…]

U.S. unlocked Galaxy S8/S8+ now being updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

The update is over 1354MB and rolling out now.

Samsung’s Galaxy S8/S8+ are still excellent phones despite the release of the S9 series, and AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon have been using the last couple weeks to make their versions even better by updating them to Android Oreo. Now, after lots and lots of waiting, the unlocked version here in the U.S. is finally getting similar treatment.

The Oreo update for the unlocked Galaxy S8/S8+ weighs in at  [Read More…]

Android Oreo hitting unlocked Galaxy Note 8 and locked Galaxy S8 Active

U.S carriers over the past few weeks have been busy releasing the firmware to update the Note 8 to Android Oreo. Left in the dark was the unlocked variant of the Note 8 due to its extensive testing requirements. That is now about to change as the device is finally getting Android 8.0. The update […]

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Unlocked Galaxy Note 8 in the U.S. is being updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

The update is a little over 1122MB.

Wireless carriers in the U.S. have recently been updating the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Android 8.0 Oreo, but those that bought the phone unlocked have been missing out. Thankfully, after months and months of waiting, the update is finally being rolled out.

We just received the 8.0 Oreo update on our U.S. unlocked Galaxy Note 8 today, and it weighs in at a little over 1122MB. This also changes the  [Read More…]