Asus ZenFone 3 Series Gets Android 8.0 Oreo Taste

Asus ZenFone 3

Asus has started to roll out Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Asus ZenFone 3 5.2 (ZE520KL) and Zenfone 3 5.5 (ZE552KL) smartphones. After the installation of the new update, you will be work with Android 8.0 Oreo with software improvements if you work with these two smartphones.

According to company sources, the Asus ZenFone 3 series is the first to receive the much-awaited Android 8.0 update. Moreover, the update will also be available for other smartphones in the Zenfone 3 and Zenfone 4 series.

The Android 8.0 Oreo update for Asus ZenFone 3 series brings in the refreshed ZenUI 4.0 user interface. You will be able to easily navigate the device with swipe gestures. Moreover, the UI is designed with a focus not only on speed but also on app performance, battery efficiency. The aim of the update is to offer an intuitive mobile experience.

In addition to Twin app functionality, the Asus ZenUI 4.0 provides support for SOS and Page Marker. You will visualize considerable improvement in the booting time after the installation of the update. The new user interface also provides modules for improving the quality of the battery by minimizing the unnecessary activities and tasks intelligently from the system background. With Picture-In-Picture mode, you will be able to multitask between various apps without sacrificing the overall performance.

If you are eligible to receive the update, you will view a system notification prompting you to download and install the update. Alternatively, you can also navigate to Setting | System updates | Check for Updates to check for the presence of the new update.

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It is advisable to activate Wi-Fi since the total capacity of the update is around 1.5GB. Moreover, you should free up 2GB of internal storage to facilitate smooth installation of the update. You should also charge the device up to 100 percent to avoid interruption.

It is to be noted that you will not be able to downgrade to a previous Android version after the installation of the latest Android 8.0 Oreo update. The company revealed that rooted users will not be able to receive the Android 8.0 Oreo Automatic or Manual FOTA updates.

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