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 Releases Android 8.1 Update for Essential Phone!
Essential just pushed the Android 8.1 update to the Essential Phone! The stable version! The news comes as a bit of a surprise, since they only recently announced the Android 8.1 beta, with OTA-opt-in support. Not that we’re complaining over here – we love updates. The update is arriving to all right now as build … Continued