Android Oreo 8.0 OTA rollout for Google Pixel and Nexus begins

The latest Android OS from Google brings enhanced security, along with many exciting features like picture-in-picture (PIP) with video support, notification dots, Autofill for Chrome and more

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Highlights

    • Android 8.0 Oreo OTA files available for compatible Pixel & Nexus devices
    • Factory images also available for download
    • The latest Android OS version brings enhanced security, exciting features

Google is rolling out OTA download links for Android Oreo 8.0 to Pixel and Nexus devices. The Search giant’s latest iteration of Android OS launched last week, however, the factory images of the Oreo version was released only to developers, with OTAs limited to devices in the Android Beta Program.

Google has now posted the final OTAs for Oreo in its OTA listing for compatible Nexus and Pixel devices. Apparently, the Oreo update was dotted arriving carriers around the world, including Verizon for supported Pixel and Nexus devices- Pixel and Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, and Nexus Player. Google has posted factory images and OTA update files for side-loading.

Here’s the list of build number for compatible Pixel and Nexus devices (via 9to5Google)-

  • Pixel XL: Android 8.0 — OPR6.170623.011 (Bell, Telus, Telstra, TMO, Sprint, USCC, Rogers/Fido), OPR6.170623.012 (Other carriers)
  • Pixel: Android 8.0 — OPR6.170623.011 (Bell, Telus, Telstra, TMO, Sprint, USCC, Rogers/Fido), OPR6.170623.012 (Other carriers)
  • Pixel C: Android 8.0 — OPR6.170623.010
  • Nexus 6P: Android 8.0 — OPR6.170623.013 (Not for TMO/USCC/Fi)
  • Nexus 5X: Android 8.0 — OPR6.170623.013

Also Read: Google Android Oreo: Top 5 features and why you should upgrade

Notably, the latest Android OS from Google brings enhanced security, along with many exciting features like picture-in-picture (PIP) with video support, notification dots, Autofill for Chrome, super fast boot time, AptX HD and Sony LDAC Bluetooth, revamped Google Now and much more. While Pixel and Nexus owners have always been the few lucky ones to receive the latest update on their devices, many OEMs manufacturing non-Google devices have also promised to roll out the Android Oreo update later this year which includes OnePlus, HMD Global (Nokia’s parent company), HTC to name a few.