Samsung has been quite slow when it comes to Android Oreo updates and even the first devices of the year, the Galaxy A8 and A8+, were launched with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box. Since last month, Samsung appears to be taking software updates more seriously as they have just updated both Galaxy S8 and S8+ to the latest Android 8.0 with Samsung Experience 9.0.
If you’re using a Galaxy Note8, Galaxy S7 edge and Galaxy A (2017) series smartphone, your Android Oreo update is just around the corner,
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Huawei is rolling out the latest Android 8.0 Oreo to more of its current smartphones. Now, it’s the Huawei Nova 2i’s turn and you can try it out by participating in the beta program which is open from 1 March 2018.
Samsung had started rolling out its Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy S8/S8+ users just before Chinese New Year. Unfortunately, they had to suspend it the next day due to some issues affecting some users.
For those who didn’t hit the download button on time, Samsung has finally resumed its software update roll out and it should reach Malaysian units very soon.
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.
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.
UPDATE: The Xperia XZ1 Compact is now available in Malaysia.
If you’re looking for an Android flagship that’s compact to hold, the Xperia XZ1 Compact is probably the best bet right now. Announced at IFA 2017, the Xperia XZ1 is the smallest Snapdragon 835 powered smartphone and it runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.