Moto G5 and Moto G5S Plus Android 8.1 Oreo update starts rolling out in India

Earlier this month Motorola officially announced that it is rolling out Oreo update for the Moto G5 Plus users in India and Brazil and for the Moto G5 users in Mexico. Now the company has started rolling out the update for G5 and G5S Plus smartphones in India.

The company  confirmed Android 8.0 update for a range of smartphones including Moto G5 series back in September last year, now these phones are getting the Android 8.1 update directly, skipping Android 8.0. The company began Android 8.1 (Oreo) soak test for the Moto G5 Plus users in India and Brazil back in July.

The Android 8.1 Oreo update for the phones are about 1.2GB in size and also come with Android security patch for August, 2018.

This update introduces changes including the following:

  • Android  8.1 Oreo : many enhancements including new multitasking features, more efficient notification controls and improved data saver, battery features, new power menu UI and Bluetooth improvements.
  • Android security: includes the updates of Android security patches
  • Stability improvements: includes changes that fix bugs and improve the stability of your phone.

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