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Moto Z Play update to Android 8.0 Oreo is starting to roll out in India

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Lenovo-owned Motorola isn't always that fast when it comes to updating the OS of its older phones. It took a critical post from us late last year to get the company to honor its promise of releasing an 8.0 Oreo update for the Moto G4, for example. The Moto Mod-compatible Z Play from 2016 received Android 7.1.1 Nougat last summer, and now it's finally getting Oreo.

We learned in September 2017 that the Z Play would be updated to Oreo, and a short 7 months later users in India are beginning to see OTAs on their devices.

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Moto Z Play update to Android 8.0 Oreo is starting to roll out in India was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Android version stats for April 2018 show Oreo sitting at less than 5% after another modest gain

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Things must be busy at the Googleplex right now. That's the only reason I can think that Google couldn't get someone to dump the latest platform distribution data online for the last six weeks. The last time we had fresh numbers was the beginning of February, but Google has just issued an out-of-cycle dashboard update with new numbers. There are no surprises here—Oreo is still growing (slowly) and old versions of Android are shrinking (slowly).

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Android version stats for April 2018 show Oreo sitting at less than 5% after another modest gain was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

OxygenOS 5.1.0 based on Android 8.1 begins rolling out to OnePlus 5 and 5T

Monday, April 16th, 2018

After a brief one-month beta period, OnePlus has now begun rolling out the latest stable version of OxygenOS 5.1.0 to OnePlus 5 and 5T devices. The version is based on Android 8.1 Oreo and includes April's updated security patch.

The complete changelog from OnePlus is shown below.

System

Updated system to Android 8.1 Oreo

Updated Android security patch to 2018-04

Added full-screen gesture support (Only 5T)

Gaming mode

Added new optimizations in gaming mode including power saving and pausing adaptive brightness

Added network boost - network priority for gaming App in the foreground

Launcher

Added category tags in the search section of the app drawer

Auto name folders based on category

As with most device updates, the OTA will begin rolling out gradually beginning today and will reach a broader audience as the days progress.

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OxygenOS 5.1.0 based on Android 8.1 begins rolling out to OnePlus 5 and 5T was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Razer Phone receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update, now available at Best Buy

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Late last month, Razer released an Oreo preview build for the Razer Phone, with the final release slated to arrive in mid to late April. Well, we're now solidly in the territory of mid to late April, and Razer has kept its word. The company has also announced that the Razer Phone is now available at Best Buy.

As for the update's contents, Razer says that it "presents a cleaner visual design and under-the-hood improvements for a better overall experience," and that it'll come with a Nova Launcher update, system improvements, and bug fixes.

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Razer Phone receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update, now available at Best Buy was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Android 8.0 Oreo rolling out to the Verizon HTC 10

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

HTC might not have seen the greatest sales from the HTC 10 when it launched back in 2016, but you have to hand it to HTC for maintaining support. The HTC 10 went from Marshmallow, to Nougat, and now to Oreo. The Verizon variant is the latest variant to get the update, but it might take some time to hit all devices.

The OTA update (v 3.18.605.13) has all the usual Oreo features including picture-in-picture video, notification dots, and autofill providers.

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Android 8.0 Oreo rolling out to the Verizon HTC 10 was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

HMD begins Oreo rollout for Nokia 3, also releases kernel source code for Nokia 1 and 6

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

HMD Global has a stellar track record of releasing timely Android firmware updates and its good form continues today. Nokia 3 owners can expect Android 8.0 Oreo to start rolling out to their devices shortly. At the same time, a new page has appeared on the Nokia website providing kernel source code for the Nokia 1 and 6.

Juho Sarvikas, the Chief Product Officer at HMD, has been a great ambassador for the company and its commitment to near-stock Android with fast updates.

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HMD begins Oreo rollout for Nokia 3, also releases kernel source code for Nokia 1 and 6 was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Update: Sprint too] Essential rolls out new Oreo 8.1 build with Bluetooth 5.0, April patches, and more

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Essential didn't find much success selling a $700 smartphone, but it's doing better selling that same phone for $500 or less. The Essential Phone has improved with software updates, and it's currently running Android 8.1 Oreo. The company isn't taking too much time to pat itself on the back after getting Oreo out the door.

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[Update: Sprint too] Essential rolls out new Oreo 8.1 build with Bluetooth 5.0, April patches, and more was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Essential rolls out new Oreo 8.1 build with Bluetooth 5.0, April patches, and more

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Essential didn't find much success selling a $700 smartphone, but it's doing better selling that same phone for $500 or less. The Essential Phone has improved with software updates, and it's currently running Android 8.1 Oreo. The company isn't taking too much time to pat itself on the back after getting Oreo out the door. There's already another build with the latest patches and new Bluetooth features.

Here's the changelog for build OPM1.180104.141 for the Essential Phone.

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Essential rolls out new Oreo 8.1 build with Bluetooth 5.0, April patches, and more was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is getting the Oreo update

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Samsung recently promised to speed up its Oreo rollout, and it appears to be doing just that. After pushing Oreo out to several more Note 8 and GS8 variants, the time has come for T-Mobile's Galaxy S8 Active to get a taste of Oreo. The update was approved on March 29th, but it seems to have only started hitting phones in the last day or so.

The latest update comes with baseband version number G892USQU1BRC4.

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T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is getting the Oreo update was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

AT&T Galaxy S8 Active now receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

Sunday, April 1st, 2018

All four major US carriers have now rolled Android 8.0 Oreo out to the Galaxy S8 and S8+, but we hadn't heard much about the often-forgotten third sibling, the Galaxy S8 Active. That changes now, as AT&T has become the first carrier to roll Oreo out to the rugged S8.

Software-wise, the S8 Active's 1.2GB update should be bringing the same changes as its glass-backed brethren. That means regular Oreo stuff like picture-in-picture, autofill, and notification dots, as well as Samsung-exclusive changes such as Dual Messenger and App Pair.

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AT&T Galaxy S8 Active now receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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