Recently, Google has made one of its great announcements of the year. That is the presentation of a new version of Android and it is the sweetest, with a cookie name to be exact. Android 8.0 Oreo brings us improvements in security, performance, and usability.
In this article, we will let you know which devices are compatible to upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo, the new version of the mobile operating system.
Complete Mobile List That Can Upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo
Let us see what are all the mobile devices are ready to upgrade to the latest version of Android.
Google: Pixel and Nexus
Of course, the first ones with the guaranteed update are the Google phones themselves. The giant Mountain View has announced at the time Android Oreo of the launch that it has already released the code for its devices in AOSP.
The only missing thing is that the manufacturers of each device should try and give their approval to the update. The update by Google is already coming to the devices via OTA. If you are a user of one of these devices, you just have to check for updates in the Settings section. The list of lucky devices is as follows:
- Pixel and Pixel XL
- Pixel C
- Nexus 6P
- Nexus 5X
- Nexus Player
There are clear absences in the list, such as Nexus 6. Many hoped that Google would update it as a final gesture, but it will stay in Nougat after two years of updates.
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Moreover, and through a press release, Google claims that it has been working closely with several manufacturers to update. The notes that the updates for these devices are expected “by the end of this year.” That is, the following tags will update several of their devices, but it is not known which specific devices, or when they will do so exactly.
- General Mobile
- HMD Global (Nokia)
Updates according to their manufacturers: OnePlus, Nokia, Asus
Finally, the following manufacturers have made their intentions public to update devices.
The Chinese manufacturer has said it will update its OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T with Android 8.0 Oreo by the end of the year. It is also known that this will be the last update they will receive. Knowing this, it is expected that the update for the OnePlus 5 is secured and arrives something sooner.
Asus has already stated that it will update both the Asus ZenFone 3 and the Asus Zenfone 4, in addition to all its variants. The update will not only have Android O, it will also incorporate a lighter personalization layer and without so many default programs.
It’s no surprise that HMD plans to upgrade their devices, they have already stated in public. The Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 will be updated “once the version is available,” according to the manufacturer. The Nokia 3 could do so in the future, but it requires extra work from HMD and MediaTek.
The Chinese brand has announced its intentions to update. They have not specified devices, and have commented that their engineers will begin work on upgrades in December this year.
Extra: Huawei tests
The Chinese manufacturer is already testing Android 8.0 Oreo on the Huawei Mate 9, so we can count on it to update. However, Huawei has not stated anything in this regard, so we must wait for more news.
Extra: Sony leaks
In the case of Sony, we do not talk about official sources: they are leaks about which phones will update. Therefore we recommend that you do not take the following list to the letter: could be incorrect or change without prior notice.
- Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141, G8142)
- Sony Xperia XZS (G8231, G8232)
- Sony Xperia XA1 (G3121, G3123, G3125, G3116, G3123)
- Sony Xperia L1 (G3311, G3312, G3313)
- Sony Xperia X Compact
- Sony Xperia XZ (F8331, F8332)
- Sony Xperia X Performance
- Sony Xperia X ( F5121, F5122)
- Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221, G3212, G3223, G3226)
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We will notify you everything the device is updated or whenever a manufacturer announces that it will update to Oreo. Stay tuned to this article for more Android 8.0 Oreo Mobile compatibility updates and much more.
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Which mobile are you using now? Have you updated your mobile to Android 8.0 Oreo?