These 3 HTC Devices are Getting Android Oreo

Posted August 28, 2017

So, it is to be seen if it will be prompt in seeding Android 8.0 Oreo update to its devices.

HTC U Ultra and HTC U11: These two are the latest flagship smartphone from the company for the year 2017. While there were not many new features added to Android Oreo, the 8th instalment of Google's mobile OS, one new feature added to it was really useful and cool. Picture-in-Picture mode makes Android more productive in nature.

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Even with such caveats, however, this is an exciting development for those looking to add a bit more oomph to their Android customization. Once you're done setting up your phone to support this feature, every time you open an app that requires login fields to be filled, Android Oreo will automatically retrieve the password from the database and you can simply authenticate the login with your pin or fingerprint.

The confirmation came in a response to a U.S. customer's query on Twitter whether "Android Oreo is coming to HTC 10?"

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For those who are not in the know, system-wide theming was possible on Android earlier too via Substratum theme framework, only you had to root your device before. The devices also offer additional features like 12 MP rear-facing camera with OIS and PDAF, IP67 rating and USB type C for the faster charging and data transfer speed.

Apart from the default Pixel Launcher for Android Oreo features like Adaptive notification dots, Google search widget with that cool animation along with the date and weather, the swipe from left Google now feed, you also get a lot of new features with this Pixel Launcher 2.1.

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Besides HTC, a number of smartphone manufacturers have revealed when their offerings will get the Oreo update.