HTC U11, U Ultra and 10 Expected To Refresh With Android 8.0 Oreo

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HTC has announced the Android 8.0 Oreo rollout roadmap within two days of the official launch of the new Android platform. The company took to Twitter and disclosed that the Android Oreo will be made available to HTC U11 followed by HTC U Ultra and HTC 10.

The tweet also reveals that the complete details and a list of additional devices will be announced within the next few days. We expect the company to push Android Oreo update for the HTC U11 before the end of September 30. Interestingly, HTC U Play, which was recently launched is not mentioned on the list.

On the specifications front, the HTC U11 features a 5.5-inch QHD (534 PPI) Corning Gorilla Glass 5 display, Snapdragon 835 processor, Adreno 540 graphics, 4GB/6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB internal storage loaded with Android Nougat. While the rear camera features a 12MP sensor, the front-facing camera bears a 16MP sensor. A 3000mAh battery with fast charging support supplies power for the device.

HTC U Ultra is equipped with a 5.7-inch QHD Super LCD5 display, Snapdragon 821 processor, Adreno 530 graphics, 4GB RAM, 64/128GB internal storage, 12MP rear camera, 16MP front-facing camera loaded with Android Nougat. A 3000mAh battery with fast charging support supplies adequate power for the handset.

HTC will push updates with the next few days. It is also possible to manually verify the presence of the update by navigating to Settings icon. After the update is made available, the relevant device will display a message notification. Before proceeding to download the update, it is absolutely essential to charge the phone up to 100% and capture a backup of all your existing data for safety purposes.

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