HTC U11 Expected to Receive Android 8.0 Oreo Update in November

By Techpads | Last Updated: October 24, 2017- 4:57 pm
HTC U11 expected to receive Android Oreo Update.

Now a latest report mentions that HTC is in talks with Google for the installation of Android 8.0 Oreo in these three smartphones by November or early December 2017.


In the month of August, HTC confirmed that the HTC 10, U11 and U Ultra would be updated with the Android 8.0 Oreo by the fourth quarter of 2017. The Taiwanese company tweeted, “We’re excited to bring Android 8.0 to the HTC U11, U Ultra, & 10, beginning with U11 in Q4. Stay tuned for more Oreo details & new products!”

Now a latest report mentions that HTC is in talks with Google for the installation of Android 8.0 Oreo in these three smartphones by November or early December 2017. Since the update for HTC U11 is nearing completion, it will be the first smartphone to be rolled out in November 2017. Post the release of HTC U11, it is expected that the company will roll out U Ultra, followed by HTC 10.

Auto-Fill Feature

The updated version of the HTC U11 will comprise new features like Picture-in-Picture mode, Notification Dots, as well as Android Instant Apps. Moreover, the Android 8.0 Oreo has an auto-fill feature. This allows the new Android iteration to remember your login details to apps that figure in your list of favourites. However, this can be done only with your permission. The new model also offers optimisation in terms of minimal background activity in apps that are seldom used, good connectivity and a battery that will last longer. The inclusion of Wi-Fi Aware enables nearby devices to communicate without the need to access the internet.

Launched in India in June 2017, the HTC U11 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS, the with Sense 9 UI. The device has a 5.5-inch Quad HD 1440p Super LCD 5 display and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. A 2.45GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, coupled with Adreno 540 graphics unit and 6GB RAM, drives the U11. Currently, the 128GB storage space can be expanded up to 2TB with a microSD card. It also has a hybrid dual SIM card slot.