Motorola confirms Android 8.0 Oreo update for range of smartphones


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Google started rolling out Android 8.0 (Oreo) update for Pixel and Nexus devices starting from last month. HTCSony and Nokia already confirmed list of devices that will get the Oreo update, Moto has officially announced the list of smartphones that will get the Android 8.0 update. This includes the Moto Z series, Moto X4 and Moto G5 series. Sadly the Moto G4 series and older Moto X series are not there in the list.

List of Motorola devices that are confirmed to receive the Android 8.0 (Oreo) update:

  • Moto Z / Moto Z Droid
  • Moto Z Force Droid
  • Moto Z Play / Moto Z Play Droid
  • Moto Z2 Play
  • Moto Z2 Force Edition
  • Moto X4
  • Moto G5
  • Moto G5 Plus
  • Moto G5S
  • Moto G5S Plus
  • Moto G4 Plus

Android Oreo brings a lot of new features and improvements including Background limits, Notification channels, snooze notifications, Autofill APIs, Picture in Picture (PIP) display, Adaptive icons, Wide-gamut color for apps, Support for high-quality Bluetooth audio codecs such as LDAC codec, Companion device pairing, Keyboard navigation and much more. You can check out the complete list of features here.

Android 8.0 (Oreo) update will starting rolling out from the fall 2017, which begins later this month.

[Update: Motorola has confirmed that Moto G4 Plus will get the Android Oreo update]

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