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U11 Android Oreo update release time line revealed

26 August 2017, 01:30 | Yvette Williams

HTC reveals Android 8.0 Oreo timeline for HTC U11, U Ultra and HTC 10

U11 Android Oreo update release time line revealed

A lead developer of the Substratum theming engine has now confirmed that he is actively using Substratum themes on Android Oreo without a root access or a custom ROM. There are devices other than the Pixel and Nexus lineup those will get the update within the end of this year.

Earlier this week, the famous company, Google, announced its collaboration with a few companies including HTC, Nokia, Huawei, LG, Motorola, Samsung and OnePlus. Android O offers some cool features like a collection of new Emojis, improved status bar, fresh icons, instant apps lets you use the app without actually installing it, PIP (Picture in Picture mode), Google Play protect (It improves the security level on the device) and much more.

Google is only just beginning to roll out Android Oreo, but for smartphone users who want to get a head start on exploring the latest software upgrade, there's a way to get the Android Oreo soon.

By downloading these things, you can give your device a new look but you can't the features of the Android O on your device without actually updating it to Android Oreo.

Oreo it is. Welcome Android version 8.0
The smartphone will go on sale in India on September 4 via Amazon India, and run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box. But we do expect that the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 and the Galaxy S8 series will be the first ones to get Android Oreo .

Android Oreo was recently unveiled by Google and companies are eager to make the stride towards the new OS. However, a smartphone has to be registered to the Android Beta Program to be able to participate in the testing stage.

HTC has also joined the list of brands promising the Android 8.0 update for its smartphones, with the flagship HTC U11, along with HTC 10 and U Ultra first in line to get a taste of Oreo. BlackBerry KeyOne and Nokias 3, 5, 6, 8 will also get an update.

The aforementioned HTCs are running at the moment the Android Nougat operating system, but HTC states that all three models will receive the update in Q4, which means sometime between October and December, 2017. According to the Android Oreo's official page, users will soon experience "2x the boot speed when powering up".

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