Google is done with the 8th iteration of its Android OS. The new version of Android has been named after the Oreo cookie. Android 8.0 adds more to the sweetness of Google’s OS. Right after announcing Android 8.0 Oreo, Google rolled out the firmware for its Nexus and Pixel smartphones. It is now the time for other smartphone manufacturers to gear up towards the roll-out of Android 8.0 Oreo for their phones. Samsung, Sony, LG, Huawei, Motorola and all others are working now on the devices which will be upgraded to Android 8.0.
Sony has just taken one more step in this regard and it published a list of devices that will get Android 8.0 Oreo. After seeing the list, many Sony Xperia users had to put their heads down after seeing no mention of the Xperia Z5. With the new list, Sony officially says goodbye to its Xperia Z5 and previous smartphones of this lineup. Here is a list of Sony smartphones that will get Android 8.0 Oreo update. This list has been officially published by Sony on its blog.
Sony phones that will get Android 8.0 Oreo
- Xperia X
- Xperia X Performance
- Xperia XZ
- Xperia X Compact
- Xperia XZ Premium – Update already released – First non-google phone to get Oreo update.
- Xperia XZs
- Xperia XA1
- Xperia XA1 Ultra
- Xperia XA1 Plus
- Xperia Touch
Sony’s new smartphone Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact will run on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.
After Sony, comes Samsung. Samsung hasn’t announced any plans for updating its phones to Android 8.0 Oreo yet. The Note 8 will probably be the very first Galaxy smartphone to get this firmware as it happens to be the latest in Samsung’s lineup. Having a look at the track-record of Samsung regarding Android updates for the flagship devices, it’s quite easy to conclude what phones will get the Oreo update. Here is a list of the Samsung Galaxy phones that we think will get the Android 8.0 Oreo by the end of this year and in the next year.
Samsung phones that will get Android 8.0 Oreo
Samsung will start updating the phones in the start of 2018.
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8
- Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition – Former Galaxy Note 7
- Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Active & Galaxy S7 Edge
- Samsung Galaxy A3, A5 & A7 (2017 Variants Only)
- Samsung Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 (2017 Variants Only)
- Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
- Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
- Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime & Galaxy J7 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Motorola phones that will get Android 8.0 Oreo
- 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
Nokia phones that will get Android 8.0 Oreo
- Nokia 3
- Nokia 5
- Nokia 6
- Nokia 8