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Android 8.0 Oreo overview – Everything you need to know

As every year, Google has unveiled a new version of Android, its mobile operating system. It’s now official, Android 8.0 Oreo is the name of this new iteration, in reference to the famous biscuit. Check out the list of smartphones that will receive this update.

Android 8.0 Oreo overview - Everything you need to know

Android O has been available in beta for a few months. However, it is only since August 21 that Google finally formalized Android 8.0 Oreo. It is highly likely that the final version will be deployed from the end of August or the beginning of September.

You will find below the list of smartphones that will receive the update sooner or later. Note that this list includes only smartphones whose manufacturers have officially confirmed their intention to update. It should also be noted that no specific date is announced and that some devices on the list will only be updated at the end of next year.

  • Google Pixel (Available in final version)
  • Google Pixel XL (Available in final version)
  • Google Pixel 2 (Available in final version)
  • Pixel C (Available in final version)
  • Nexus 5X (Available in final version)
  • Nexus 6P (Available in final version)
  • Nexus Player (Available in final version)
  • Acer Iconia Talk S
  • Acer Liquid Z6 Plus
  • Acer Liquid Z6
  • Acer Liquid X2
  • Acer Liquid Zest
  • Acer Liquid Zest Plus
  • Asus ZenFone 4 (late 2017)
  • Asus ZenFone Pro (end of 2017)
  • Asus ZenFone 4 Max (late 2017)
  • Asus ZenFone 4 Max Pro (late 2017)
  • Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie (late 2017)
  • Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro (late 2017)
  • Asus Zenpad Z8s
  • Asus Zenfone Go
  • Asus Zenfone Live
  • Asus Zenfone 3s Max
  • Asus Zenfone AR
  • Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom
  • Asus Zenfone 3 Max
  • Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5
  • Asus Zenfone 3 Laser
  • Asus Zenfone 3
  • Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra
  • Asus ZenPad Z8s
  • Asus ZenPad 3s 8.0
  • Asus ZenPad 3s 10
  • Asus ZenPad Z10
  • BlackBerry Keyone
  • Essential PH-1
  • GS270 / 270 Plus (rollout in 2018)
  • G370 / 370 Plus (rollout in 2018)
  • HTC U11 (November 27, 2017)
  • HTC U Ultra (November 27, 2017)
  • HTC U Play
  • HTC Desire 10 Pro
  • HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle
  • HTC 10 Evo
  • HTC 10 (currently being deployed)
  • Huawei Mate 9 (confirmed)
  • Huawei P10 (confirmed)
  • Huawei P10 lite
  • Huawei Honor 9
  • Huawei Honor 8 Lite
  • Huawei Nova Lite
  • Huawei GR3 (2017)
  • Huawei Y7 Prime
  • Huawei Nova 2
  • Huawei Nova 2 Plus
  • Huawei Honor 8 Pro
  • Huawei P10 Plus (available December 8, 2017)
  • Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design (available)
  • Huawei Mate 9 (available)
  • Huawei Mate 9 Pro (available)
  • Honor V9 (available)
  • Honor 9 (available)
  • Honor 8 Pro (Deployment soon)
  • Lenovo Zuk Edge
  • Lenovo P2
  • Lenovo K6
  • Lenovo K6 Note
  • Lenovo K6 Power
  • Lenovo K8 Note
  • Lenovo Zuk Z2
  • Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus
  • Lenovo Zuk Z2 Pro
  • Lenovo A6600 Plus
  • LG G6
  • LG G5
  • LG V30
  • LG V20
  • LG V10
  • LG Q8
  • LG Q6
  • LG X Venture
  • LG Pad IV 8.0
  • Motorola Moto G5 Plus
  • Motorola Moto G5
  • Motorola Moto G5S
  • Motorola Moto G5S Plus
  • Motorola Moto G4 Plus
  • Motorola Moto G4
  • Motorola Moto Z
  • Motorola Moto Z2 Play
  • Motorola Moto Z Play
  • Motorola Moto Z Style
  • Motorola Moto Z Force
  • Motorola Moto Z2 Force
  • Nokia 8 (Available in final version)
  • Nokia 6 (beta approach)
  • Nokia 5 (beta available)
  • Nokia 3
  • OnePlus 5
  • OnePlus 3T (currently being deployed)
  • OnePlus 3 (currently being deployed)
  • OPPO F3 Plus
  • OPPO R11
  • OPPO R11 Plus
  • OPPO Find 9
  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 +
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  • Samsung Galaxy Note FE
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 (2017)
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
  • Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
  • Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)
  • Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note FE
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
  • Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
  • Samsung Galaxy J7v
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Max (2017)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro (2017)
  • Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
  • Sony Xperia XZ Premium (available in October 2017)
  • Sony Xperia L1
  • Sony Xperia XA1 Plus
  • Sony Xperia Touch
  • Sony Xperia XZS (deployed)
  • Sony Xperia XA1
  • Sony Xperia XZ
  • Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra
  • Sony Xperia XA Ultra
  • Sony Xperia XA
  • Sony Xperia XA Ultra
  • Sony Xperia XA (deployed
  • Sony Xperia X Performance
  • Sony Xperia ZZ Premium (Available in final version)
  • Sony Xperia Z5
  • Sony Xperia X (Available in final version)
  • Sony Xperia XZ (Available in final version)
  • Sony Xperia X Compact
  • Sony Xperia E5
  • Xiaomi Mi 6
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
  • Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2
  • Xiaomi Mi 5s
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
  • Xiaomi Mi Max
  • Xiaomi Mi Max 2
  • Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 2
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix
  • Xiaomi Mi 5X
  • Xiaomi Redmi 5A
  • VIVO X9 Plus
  • VIVO X9
  • Vivo Y53
  • ZTE Axon 7
  • ZTE Axon 7 Mini
  • ZTE Blade V8
  • ZTE Blade V7
  • ZTE Axon Pro
  • ZTE Axon 7s
  • ZTE Nubia Z17
  • ZTE Max XL
  • ZTE Axon Elite
  • ZTE Axon Mini

Android 8.0 Oreo: how to download and install beta now

Like every new version of the OS, Android 8.0 brings a lot of novelties . This year, Google has decided to focus on safety, speed, power and ease of use. If you want to sign up for the Android O beta to take advantage of these improvements, please visit this address .

For now, only Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel C, Pixel and Pixel XL are compatible with this beta. If you have one of these devices, here’s how to download and install the beta version of Android Oreo.

Prerequisites

1. Install the ADB and Fastboot tools with our tutorial

2. Enable USB debugging in the developer options of your device

3. Make a full backup of your data

4. Download the OTA update for your device:

Installation

  • Move the ZIP file to the ADB Fastboot folder
  • Connect your smartphone or tablet to your PC and run the following command prompt to verify that it is connected:

adb devices

  • Switch to recovery mode with the following command prompt. Attention, it will then enter your password or unlocking scheme in the text if you have not disabled:

adb reboot recovery

  • Hold down the phone’s power button and press the Volume + key

  • With the volume keys, select the option “Apply Update from ADB”, confirm with the Power key

  • Launch a command prompt in the ADB Fastboot folder where you have moved the ZIP file that you previously downloaded

  • Type the following command, replacing “filename” with the name of the downloaded file

adb sideload path/to/ nomdufichier.zip

Note however that the instructions may vary significantly from one smartphone to another. If you’re having trouble installing Android O, feel free to check out our forum for more information.