The Verizon Moto Z2 Play Oreo update is finally being rolled out. Those who own this device should now look forward to receiving an over-the-air update notification soon. The handset is now receiving the much-awaited Oreo update which brings a handful of new features in addition to many user interface improvements.
LG is now rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update to the LG V20 and Q6. You might be wondering why Oreo now that Android 9 Pie is out but then again, LG’s track record with swift updates isn’t something to boast about. It has been trying to do a better job of rolling out updates, though, and that has resulted in Oreo being rolled out for these devices.
With Android 9.0 Pie having been released, manufacturers are working to bring the update onto phones. In fact recently HTC themselves announced that they are working on the update for some of their flagship handsets. However it seems that for HTC’s upcoming HTC U12 Life that we’ve been hearing about, the phone might launch with Android 8.0 Oreo instead.
Just a few days ago Google released Android 9.0 Pie where within minutes of the update going live, the Essential Phone received the update as well, easily making it the first non-Pixel device to receive the latest Android update. We’re sure that many are wondering when they will receive their update, but for some, it could be a long time coming.
The LG V20 came out in 2016. Like almost all Android smartphones, the handset was guaranteed to receive two years of major Android releases. Android 8.0 Oreo will be the final platform update that this handset gets. LG started rolling it out for the V20 some time back and Sprint is finally seeding it to LG V20 owners on its network.
The way Android updates are handled, in which the company that makes your phone is usually the one that issues the update, it is not surprising that adoption of the latest version of Android is usually quite slow, and that as a result older versions of Android end up being the most used, and it seems that things haven’t really changed for Android Oreo.
Even though it has been over six months since Google first released Android 8.0 Oreo, the latest iteration of Android is still gradually making its way to more compatible devices. Those who own an ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom should now keep an eye out for an update notification because the Android 8.0 Oreo update is finally being rolled out for this device. Two other hands in the ZenFone 3 lineup […]
A couple of days ago, Samsung had temporarily halted the Android 8.0 Oreo roll out for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The reason behind it was because according to some users, the update was causing unexpected reboots which was clearly a bad thing. However the good news is that the problem has since been fixed.
We reported last week that even though the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have received Android 8.0 Oreo on most carriers in the United States, there was one smaller carrier that was yet to release the much-awaited update. That carrier was U.S. Cellular which has made its users wait considerably for a taste of Oreo. The wait ends for them today as U.S. Cellular has finally released the Android 8.0 […]
Major Android updates are usually something to look forward to, especially since they come with new major features, some redesigns, and general improvements. Unfortunately sometimes the roll out of these updates don’t always go as smoothly as one would like, which is the case with the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
The Mate SE was launched by Huawei in March this year. It can easily be described as a slightly upgraded model of the Honor 7X which costs a bit more money. Huawei released the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Honor 7X last month which meant that it was only a matter of time before this handset got the update as well. Huawei has now started rolling out the Android […]
Last week T-Mobile announced that they would be rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the LG V30. However it seems that according to various reports, the update for the handset has been halted. What’s interesting is that this is actually not the first time that the update for the LG V30 has been halted.
It has been a couple of months since carrier-locked variants of the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ started receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update in the United States. All four major carriers have released the update already but users on a smaller carrier, U.S. Cellular to be precise, have yet to make the jump. The carrier has still not released the Oreo update for these handsets.
Last year, Google released Android Oreo (i.e Android 8.0). Although it has been a year, not every smartphone is fortunate enough to get the Android Oreo upgrade. According to Google, only 4.9% of Android devices have got Android Oreo running and nearly 0.8 % of Android devices have Android 8.1 installed. You can refer the official Android’s developer distribution dashboard for the exact figure till May 7, 2018.
LG V30 owners on T-Mobile now have something to look forward to this weekend as the country’s third-largest carrier has started rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for this handset. It’s gradually rolling out the latest iteration of Google’s mobile platform for LG V30 units on its network. Multiple reports have already come in from users confirming that they have been able to install the update.
LG announced last week that it would start rolling out the LG G6 Oreo update in the next few days and the company has followed up on its promise today. It has started rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the LG G6. The latest firmware update for this handset also bumps up its custom skin version up to 6.0.
Samsung launched its new premium mid-range handset the Galaxy A8 (2018) earlier this year. Even though the handset was launched after Oreo had already been released, Samsung shipped it with Nougat out of the box. The company has since released Oreo for devices like the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy Note 8 but it’s going to be a while before many of its other compatible devices get it. Those who […]
LG recently announced the creation of a new division with the sole purpose of speeding up Android updates for its users. The Software Upgrade Center is now going to push out its first update for the company’s handsets. LG has confirmed that the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the LG G6 is going to start rolling out next week. The rollout will begin from April 30th to be precise.
The Galaxy Note 7 proved to be a disaster for the company even though the handset was very well received and it appeared that the Galaxy Note 7 would be a hit for Samsung. Unfortunately, those dreams went up in flames quite literally due to a battery defect that was causing units to catch fire. Samsung ultimately killed the device but later brought it back as the Galaxy Note FE […]
Earlier this year it was announced that the Android 8.0 Oreo update would be rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 handsets. However it seems that if you’re a T-Mobile customer with a Note 8 device, it appears that the carrier has halted the rollout of the update without really saying why.