Maximum people almost definitely idea solid Android 8.0 “Oreo” would have arrived at the Essential Telephone by way of now. Finally, now we have gone through three beta builds that experience addressed quite a lot of insects. In accordance a realize posted by way of Essential lately, the phone will in reality by no means see solid Android 8.0. Instead, Essential is switching their focal point to Android 8.1, which they suspect will cope with some problems they’ve run into with 8.0.
The awareness mentions “a number of balance problems” in Android 8.0 that they “imagine will probably be addressed” in Android 8.1. Relatively than proceed on with Android 8.0 paintings, Essential will focal point its “power” on 8.1, which is able to chase away their phone’s Oreo free up a “couple weeks.”
They're making plans to free up an Android 8.1 “Oreo” beta, although, in order that’s one thing we’ll stay an eye fixed out for. They weren’t initially going to free up a beta for 8.1, however I’d think they would like to be certain that the problems that gave them worry in 8.0 have certainly been fastened. We don’t know when that beta will arrive.
We’ll stay you up to date as new instrument rolls out to the Essential Telephone.
An update at the public free up of Oreo: pic.twitter.com/fPJRtX7kvY
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