Motorola releases Android 8.0 Oreo to several smartphones

Starting today, Motorola has started rolling out an update to take devices up to Android 8.0 Oreo. Eight devices will join the ranks with the latest version of the Android operating system, including some devices that were released in 2016. The Moto X4, which already had Android Oreo available, is getting a small update as part of this week’s roll out.

The devices that will be getting updated include:

Along with those devices, the Moto X4 is getting the update with some additional camera improvements after Motorola rolled out that handset’s update to Android Oreo about two weeks ago.

The Motorola update for these devices includes the usual assortment of Android Oreo goodies. Motorola also packed in some improvements to system storage to reduce the amount used by the operating system by up to 2GB, an update to the December security patch level from Google, and some non-specific stability improvements. The update weighs in at 1.1GB according to reports, so you will definitely want to be on WiFi to grab this one.

At this time, it appears the update will roll out to devices on all carriers although it is not clear whether there are any geographical restrictions. The update will start hitting devices today, but as a staged roll out it may take a few days before it is available for any specific device.

source: Ausdroid

About the Author: Jeff Causey

Raised in North Carolina, Jeff Causey is a licensed CPA in North Carolina. Jeff's past Android devices include an HTC EVO, a Samsung Note II, an LG G3, and a Motorola Moto X Pure Edition along with a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 10.1. He currently uses a Samsung Galaxy S8 and (very rarely) a Nexus 7 (2013). He is also using a Verizon-branded Motorola Moto Z Play Droid supplied by his job. Jeff used to have a pair of Google Glass and a Moto 360 Sport in his stable of gadgets. Unfortunately, his kids have all drunk the Apple Kool-Aid and have i-devices. Life at home often includes demonstrations of the superiority of his Android based devices. In his free time, Jeff is active an active runner usually training for his next marathon, owns a Mazda MX-5 Miata, and plays Dungeons & Dragons. Jeff has three grown kids and a golden retriever.

  • Piyush Prasad

    Your source??

  • Lucas Albuquerque

    Talk android now supports fake news? What a shame

    • aaron

      Damn Trump supporters are going into phone blogs

  • peter93

    Still not out

  • Michal

    Still not out.

  • Wayne Noonan

    Wayne, Toronto on Rogers. Still not on OTA update.