HTC U11 to receive Android 8.0 Oreo on November 27

HTC 10, Ultra and U11 Life will receive the update shortly

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Highlights

    • HTC to start rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for the U11 from November 27
    • HTC U11 Life, HTC 10 and HTC U Ultra will also receive the update soon

HTC’s Vice President for product management, Mo Versi, today on Twitter announced that their 2017 flagship smartphone, the HTC U11 will start receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update from Monday, November 27. However, this update will only be available for users who have the unlocked variant of the smartphone. Interestingly, the company just two weeks ago launched the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the HTC U11 in Taiwan. When inquired about other devices, Versi responded, “It’s coming soon. I’ll let you know when we’re close. The 10, Ultra and U11 life will receive the update.”

With this update, the U11 users will get all the Android 8.0 Oreo features like the Smart text selection, Auto-fill, Picture-in-Picture mode, new Quick settings design and more.

Also Read: HTC U11 Life with Android Oreo launched in two versions: Price, specifications & availability

As of now, there aren’t many devices running on Google’s Android 8.0 Oreo. According to the Android version distribution numbers, Android Oreo is only installed on 0.3% of all the Android smartphones currently being used. However, we know that it is only a matter of time before this number goes up with new smartphones filling the market and manufactures updating their old phones. Several manufacturers have released the beta version of Android 8.0 Oreo for their smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S8, LG V30, Essential Phone, OnePlus 5 and more.