Everybody wants to be updated with the latest knowledge as well as with the latest technology. Specifically, when we buy any smartphone, we always check the updates factor. Almost all the companies claim that their handset will receive the updates as soon as possible. But many of the handsets don’t receive. In such cases, the customer feels to be deceived.

Google had fixed some issues in Oreo 8.0 and had launched Oreo 8.1 update recently. There are so many key features in Oreo 8.1 Update that Google has come up with.

The update’s release is more focused on Google’s new Neural Networks API which allows applications to take advantage of hardware acceleration, reducing latency and network loads. Are you wondering for Android Oreo Smartphones? Here are some notable update areas you will get in a smartphone with oreo.

Major fixes and updates in Oreo 8.1 release

#1- Fixes:

  • Android 8.1 Oreo fixes an issue that resulted in the Nexus 5X not playing audio through the speaker.
  • Android 8.1 Oreo fixes an issue that resulted in the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL distorting audio while streaming video.

#2- Notification:

Applications are restricted to pushing one notification chime per second, and can, of course, be muted altogether.

#3- Fingerprint:

Users can instruct their unit to disable the fingerprint reader once an unregistered fingerprint is attempted multiple times.

#4- Browsing:

Safer Browsing allows applications from third-party developers to detect WebView attempts, which could point to malicious URLs.

#5- Battery:

If a user has a Bluetooth device connected to their smartphone, they’ll be able to see how much power it has from the Quick Settings shade.

You must be wondering now if your phone is ready for the update or not?

You must be curious about your phone. Here is the full list of name of the handsets which will receive Android Oreo 8.1 updates in 2018

A full list of smartphones with oreo update

In typical fashion, Google is distributing the Android 8.1 Oreo update in stages. Almost all the new phones will get the Android 8.0 software update but you can check the below list to know which phones will get the Android 8.0 Oreo update.

#1- Google Phones

Google Pixel phones always receive the update early. The Google phones that are now on the latest Android version are Google Pixel and Pixel XL.

#2- Nexus smartphone with oreo

Before the Pixel series, Google had manufactured the NEXUS phones. At that time, they were among the first devices to received thee updates.

Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player, Pixel C table did get the final Android O developer preview (Android O update) and so auto qualifies for the update.

#3- Android One smartphone with oreo

Android one is the phones with which the Google has tied up with to support the software update. The General Mobile 5 Plus, General Mobile 6, Y!Mobile Sharp X1 in Japan will get the Android Oreo 8.1 update very soon.

#4- Nokia

The following Nokia phones will get the Android Oreo 8.1 update

  • Nokia 2 (by April end)
  • Nokia 3
  • Nokia 5  (Already got on 29 March)
  • Nokia 6 (2017) (Already got on 29 March)
  • Nokia 8 (by April end)

#5- Samsung Smartphone with oreo update

The company has never been the best at providing updates, but many of the Samsung phones will get Oreo 8.1 update

  • Galaxy S8
  • Galaxy S8+
  • Galaxy Note 8
  • Galaxy S7
  • Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition
  • Galaxy A7 2017
  • Galaxy A5 2017
  • Galaxy A3 2017
  • Galaxy J7 2017
  • Galaxy J7 Max
  • Galaxy J5 2017
  • Galaxy Tab S3
  • Galaxy C9 Pro
  • Galaxy C7 Pro

#6- HTC Smartphone with Oreo Update

Below is a list of devices that are most likely to be updated to the latest version of Android.

  • HTC10
  • HTC Ultra
  • HTC Play
  • HTC U11

#7- OnePlus.

OnePlus Smartphone users need not worry about for thee updates as the company has already confirmed for the updates.

  • OnePlus 3
  • OnePlus 3T
  • OnePlus 5
  • OnePlus 5T

#8- Motorola

The main feature of Moto phones is that it has smartphones in the entry-level segment, budget segment, mid-range segment as well as high-end segment. Here are some devices for those the Oreo 8.1 Update may hit.

  • Moto G5
  • Moto G5 Plus
  • Moto G4 Plus
  • Moto G5S Plus
  • Moto G5S
  • Moto Z
  • Moto Z Force
  • Moto Z Play
  • Moto Z2 Play

#9- Xiomi

Xiomi Redmi has a very large customer base in India but the company is very poor with updates.

Still, there are some smartphones they may the update.

  • Redmi Y1
  • Mi 6
  • Redmi Note 4
  • Redmi 4
  • Mi A1
  • Redmi 5A
  • Mi Mix 2
  • Mi Max 2

#10- LG

The most recent LG smartphones are likely to get be upgraded to Oreo 8.1 update.

Here is the full list

  • Q6
  • V20
  • G6
  • V30

#11- Asus

Asus has confirmed that it will be updating many of the famous devices to Android Oreo 8.1 update.

  • Zenfone 3
  • Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5
  • Zenfone 3 Max
  • Zenfone 3 Zoom
  • ZenFone 4
  • ZenFone 4 Max
  • ZenFone 4 Max Pro
  • ZenFone 4 Selfie
  • ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro
  • ZenFone 4 Pro
  • Zenfone Go (ZB552KL)

#12- Sony

Following are some devices from Sony that may get Oreo 8.1 Update as Sony has not confirmed officially.

  • Xperia X
  • Xperia XA1
  • Xperia X Compact
  • Xperia XA1 Plus
  • Xperia XZ Premium
  • Xperia XZ
  • Xperia XA1 Ultra
  • Xperia XZS

#13- Oppo

Oppo is also very slow with the updates, following are some devices that may be upgraded to Oreo 8.1 Update.

  • F3 Plus
  • R11
  • R11 Plus

#14- Huawei

Here are some Huwaei devices that may get the Oreo update

  • Honor 6X
  • P10 Lite
  • Honor 7X
  • Honor 8
  • P8 Lite
  • Honor 9i
  • P10 Lite
  • Honor 8 Pro


By IT Team

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