A couple of days ago, Samsung had started to roll out its long-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8/S8+. Most users that have downloaded the update as soon as they got notified should be enjoying the latest Samsung design tweaks and the new February 2018 security updates. Unfortunately, for those who didn’t hit the download button on time, Samsung appears to have suspended its software update rollout since yesterday.
UPDATE: The Android Oreo update is now available for Samsung Malaysia units.
Finally, Samsung has started updating its current flagship smartphones with the very latest Android 8.0 Oreo update. Several Galaxy S8/S8+ users at selected countries have gotten their software update notification and it could be hitting Malaysian units very soon.
While Android has come a long way since the dark days and has matured into a really awesome mobile operating system, there’s one area where it simply can’t hold a candle to its rival, Apple’s iOS: Rate of adoption. About half a year after its launch, Android Oreo is still only on just over 1% of all Android devices.
Just in the nick of time, Xiaomi has started rolling out the latest Android 8.0 Oreo update to all Mi A1 users worldwide. The Mi A1 is Xiaomi’s first Android One device that offers a stock Android experience and faster software updates.
During the launch, Google promises that the Mi A1 will be upgraded to Android Oreo before the end of the year and it will be among the first phones to get Android P.
Before the year is out, HTC has started pushing the latest Android 8.0 Oreo update for their U11 flagship smartphone. This was tweeted by Mo Versi, HTC’s VP of Product Management and it is now available for unlocked units.
The honor 8 pro is one of the most affordable flagship phablets you can get for under RM2,000. It packs a huge 2K screen and it comes with a large 4,000mAh battery. When it comes to its software longevity, you’ll be happy to know that it will be getting the next version of Android.
If you’re looking for the latest flagship that runs on the very latest version of Android, the Sony Xperia XZ1 has finally arrived in Malaysia. It was recently announced just a few weeks back during IFA 2017 and it’s now officially launched on our shores with Android 8.0 Oreo running out of the box.