Android 8.1 Oreo is now rolling out to all Essential Phone owners

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Android 8.1 Oreo is now rolling out to all Essential Phone owners

Dear Android OEMs — this is how you do software updates.

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If you own an Essential Phone, be sure to check for a software update, as a stable Android 8.1 Oreo build is rolling out to your device right now.

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Essential Phone Android 8.1 Oreo Update Rolling Out

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Essential didn’t release a full Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Essential Phone. Even after three beta releases, the company felt that the update wasn’t stable enough for a public release. It then decided to skip the Android 8.0 Oreo release in favor of Android 8.1 in January this year and said at that time that the move would delay the release by “a couple of weeks.” A couple of months later, Essential has finally announced that the official Android 8.1 Oreo update is now rolling out for the Essential Phone.

Essential Phone picks up official Android Oreo 8.1 update, available now for all users

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Android Oreo has seen minimal expansion since its debut last year, and the newer Android 8.1 has made an even smaller dent in the market. Today, though, Essential is making good on a promise and rolling out an official Android 8.1 update to the PH-1 ...

Android Oreo 8.1 is now out on the Essential Phone

Android Oreo 8.1 is now out on the Essential Phone

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Android Oreo 8.1 is now out on the Essential Phone, the company announced on Twitter today. Essential Phone users just have to check their phones and download the update. Android Oreo 8.1 had previously been out on beta for Essential beta testers. Essential has said that it was skipping a release of Android 8.0 because of “several stability issues.”

Android 8.1 Oreo starts rolling out for the Essential PH-1

Android 8.1 Oreo starts rolling out for the Essential PH-1

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It’s been almost a month since we announced the Essential Phone was ready to receive the Android 8.1 Beta version. This time around, the update is ready for everyone who owns the PH-1. The delicious cookie update is now available for the Essential Phone as the first ever major Android upgrade. The beta testing is

Essential Phone now receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update

Essential Phone now receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update

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At the end of January, Essential announced that it would be skipping a full release of Android 8.0 Oreo, instead going straight to 8.1. About a month after the first beta build of 8.1 came out for the Essential Phone, the official Android 8.1 Oreo update has been released from the floodgates.

Essential Phone now getting Android 8.1 Oreo update

Essential Phone now getting Android 8.1 Oreo update

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After several beta releases and the decision to skip Android 8.0 for 8.1, the Essential Phone is now receiving its official Oreo update.

Essential Phone is now receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update in earnest

Essential Phone is now receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update in earnest

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Although it beta tested Android 8.0 Oreo for its first smartphone last year, ultimately Essential decided against releasing that version of the OS to every single customer (not that there are very many of those, but still). The company said 8.0 wasn't stable so it would directly send out the 8.1 variant of Oreo to non-beta testers.

Essential PH-1 Now Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Essential PH-1 Now Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update

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Owners of the Essential PH-1 will be glad to hear that Essential announced that Android 8.1 Oreo is now officially out of beta and ready for OTA download. Most OEM updates are deployed in waves to minimize server load and reduce the risk of any potential bugs or glitches, so it may not show up immediately.