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Asus ZenFone 4 Pro starts getting Android 8.0 Oreo update

One year ago   |   By Phone Arena

Asus continues to update its ZenFone 3 and 4 smartphones, which it said it would bring to Android 8.0 Oreo by the second half of the year. The latest addition to the list of smartphones with Android Oreo is the ZenFone 4 Pro, Asus' flagship from last year.
The ZenFone 4 Pro is eligible for the update starting today, but it might take several days until it reaches all units. Aside from Android Oreo's new features, Asus included some of its own, such as a “long screenshot” function, a more friendly setting UI design, as well as a fully redesigned emoji set.
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Several Samsung Galaxy Devices May Get Oreo Soon

Several Samsung Galaxy Devices May Get Oreo Soon

One year ago   |   By Android Headlines

Owners of at least six popular Samsung devices will be happy to learn that they may soon be getting the update to Android 8.0. That's according to a new update timetable spotted at a Samsung Turkey-run site called Güncelmiyiz. The timetable lists Samsung's Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 Edge, as well as the 2017 iteration of the Samsung Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, and Galaxy A7. The planned release dates for the update range from March 30 through May 25, depending on the device in question. It's worth pointing out that the actual updates won't necessarily follow the listings and the...
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New OnePlus 3/3T update brings improvements to Gallery, Switch app, more

New OnePlus 3/3T update brings improvements to Gallery, Switch app, more

One year ago   |   By Phone Arena

While OnePlus 5 and 5T have already received Android 8.1 Oreo via an open beta update, the other two smartphones launched by the Chinese company, OnePlus 3 and 3T got updates the add a handful of improvements, but not so many new features.
The Gallery gained the highest number of improvements such a new design for Collections tab, a reorder function for Collections and recently deleted Collection.
OnePlus Switch, the app that allows users to switch to newer devices easier, now features support to migrate application data. The new option that wasn't initially available will surely ...
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Android 8.1 Oreo coming to OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5

One year ago   |   By Beta News

It's become quite clear that the idea of having major updates available in a timely fashion remains a distant dream for many Android users. Lots of smartphones remain a version or two behind the latest big release of the popular operating system, even though the hardware is more than capable of handling it. Trouble is it's not obscure companies that are failing users, but major players too. Take Samsung and the Galaxy S8 for instance. The Oreo roll-out only just started, but it's based on Android 8.0 - not 8.1, as you would expect. Fortunately, there are some exceptions,...
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