Updated – 16/Oct/2016 – So when are you getting the Android Oreo 8.0 update on your phone? Let’s find out.
Google unveiled the Android Oreo 8.0 on 21 August 2017 and as usual, the Google pixel mobiles are going to be the first to get the latest update from Google. Google shared the Android 8.0 alpha back in March 2017 and the beta release was done in May 2017. However, the final build to download the Oreo is able from August.
While the Google Pixel and Pixel XL will be the first smartphones to run the latest Android Update there are several other OEM’s who make Android phones and would be rolling out the Android Oreo Update either in 2017 or 2018.
There are several manufacturers which update to the latest Google OS quickly, based on the past experience like LG, Oneplus, Sony, HTC and Motorola while some brands take a long time to upgrade to the latest OS like Samsung, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi.
These are not the only phones which will get the Android Oreo 8.0 update, there will be more phones to get confirmed in the coming weeks, we will keep adding and updating them to this list.
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Here is a definite list of Android Oreo 8.0 Update phones which will get the software update from the brand or Google.
Google Smartphones to Get Android Oreo 8.0 Update
Google smartphones are going to be the first to get the Android Oreo update and we can expect these devices to get the update in either Sept or October.
The Google Pixel and Pixel XL devices already have the Android Oreo update rolling out for them and if you want to download and flash the update for the Google devices here is the link to download the Android Oreo 8.0 Update for your phone.
- Google Pixel
- Google Pixel XL
- Nexus 6P
- Nexus 5X
Samsung Smartphones to Get Android Oreo 8.0 Update
Samsung is not the fastest OEM when it comes to rolling out updates and it has a long list of smartphones which it needs to update to the latest Google software. If you are Samsung smartphone user you can expect the Android Oreo 8.0 update by January to March 2018 and for non-flagship devices it may even come out later. Some of the smartphones which will get the Oreo update are listed below.
- Samsung Galaxy S8
- Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy S7
- Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8
We are not very sure if Samsung will roll out the update for Samsung S6/ S6 Edge and Samsung Note 5 until we hear it from horse’s mouth.
HTC Smartphones to Get Android Oreo 8.0 Update
HTC has given up on the heavily modded UI and it is now easier for them to roll out quicker updates for their smartphones. The HTC flagship and high-end devices may get the Android Oreo update most likely by December 2017 or Jan 2018.
We are not very sure if HTC will be rolling out the update for the HTC One X9, HTC Desire 10 Pro, will update if some news comes from HTC.
Nokia Smartphones to Get Android Oreo 8.0 Update
Nokia recently announced that all of the Nokia smartphones are going to get updated to the latest Oreo 8.0 and that too by the end of this year. Fantastic news for the Nokia smartphone buyers as they will get the update really soon.
LG Smartphones to Get Android Oreo 8.0 Update
Lg also rolls out the Android updates much faster compared to Samsung and some other OEM’s. The smartphones are likely to the update by the end of this year or in the 1st 2 months of 2018. Here are the smartphones which are sure to get the Android Oreo 8 update.
Sony Smartphones to Get Android Oreo 8.0 Update
Sony is also known to updated the smartphones quite early, and this year they announced that some of the new phones launched at IFA 2017 will come with the Android Oreo 8.0 update. Though some of the existing Sony smartphones will also get the Oreo update by end of this year or in Jan-Feb 2018.
Motorola Smartphones to Get Android Oreo 8.0 Update
Motorola is also known for the speedy Android updates as the brand don’t burden to load the phones with heavy custom UI. The stock Android Based smartphones will get the Oreo update fast and we can expect some of the devices to get updated by November or December 2017.
Lenovo Smartphones to Get Android Oreo 8.0 Update
Lenovo will roll out the update for the latest phones it has launched, which comes with the stock Android experience and the brand will have the least trouble in terms of updating them to the latest OS from Gooogle.
There will be more Lenovo smartphones from the Zuk series and others which are also likely to get the Android Oreo update.
Oneplus Smartphones to Get Android Oreo 8.0 Update
Oneplus is expected to roll out the update sooner this year for the latest smartphones. As per the latest news they are doing testing for beta roll out on some of the Oneplus 3 and 3T devices. We can expect to see the Oreo update rolling out by end of October or November for the Oneplus mobiles. (16-Oct’17) OnePlus has added the OxygenOS Open Beta 25 for OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones and users can now upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo. The update brings September security patch, new launcher, auto fill, picture in picture mode.
If you are not a beta tester, you may manually need to download the ROM and flash it.
OnePlus 2 is also most likely to get the Android Oreo update but the 3 and 5 will get it first.
Huawei Smartphones to Get Android Oreo 8.0 Update
Huawei is a laggard when it comes to updates but they have rolled the nougat update on some of the smartphones last year timely. So we are expecting them to roll out the Oreo update by Jan-Feb next year for some of the top devices. Recently we got the news that they are bringing Oreo update to Honor 6X and Honor 8 Pro in India.
Micromax Smartphones to Get Android Oreo 8.0 Update
While a lot of global manufacturers are working on the Oreo update, Micromax also promised that it’s latest Infinite display smartphone will get the Android Oreo update.
- Micromax Canvas Infinity
- Micromax Yu Yureka Black
Coolpad Smartphones to Get Android Oreo 8.0 Update
Coolpad is also not willing to be left behind and recently promised that they will also roll out the Oreo update on the cheapest 6 GB RAM smartphone they have just launched in India.
Xiaomi Smartphones to Get Android Oreo 8.0 Update
Xiaomi is also a laggard when it comes to rolling out Android updates and there are several phones which get updated but at a later stage. But the good thing is Xiaomi updates some of the older phones as well and continue to provide support.
Recently they have launched the Xiaomi Mi A1 which is an Android One smartphone and will also get the Android Oreo update before the end of this year. It will also get the Android P update next year.
Other smartphones which are expected to get the Android Oreo Update are Xiaomi Mi6 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Xiaomi Mi Max, Xiaomi Mi Mix, but we can’t say for sure when Xiaomi will roll out the update for these phones.
So When is Your Phone Getting the Oreo 8.0 Update
So these are some of the phones which will get the Android 8.0 Oreo update. I am sure there are more smartphones to get the latest Google update.
Tell me if your smartphone is in the above list or if you know about any smartphone which the brand has confirmed will get the Oreo update. Would love to add that to this list of Android Oreo 8.0 Update Phones.
There is also a very interesting Article I wrote on the Android History and How it has evolved Can check that out here – All Android Versions – Android Story (Infographics)