If the reports are anything correct, the HTC U11 has started receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update. The latest news claim that the most recent update has started rolling out but in the EMEA region, however. The EMEA, as a matter of fact, stands for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East regions. According to the reports, the update is about 1.31GB and which carries a version 2.33.401.10.
From what we have come across, the latest update brings a wide range of system enhancements. While there has been no other confirmation, reports The Mobile Indian. Which is why one can also expect the company to roll out the latest update in other regions as well. For anything related to checking the latest update, HTC U11 users are supposed to visit the Settings of their phone (Settings >> About Phone).
As per the Oreo update, the flavor will offer fans a picture-in-picture mode which ensures to perform two tasks simultaneously. For instance, if one is using YouTube and a message pops in, one can minimise YouTube and concurrently send messages or write an email. Other features that Android Oreo will offer are Background limits, over 60 new emojis, Wide-gamut color for apps, notification dots, installation of apps via APK, Adaptive icons, Snoozing individual notification, WebView enhancements, Keyboard navigation, and the likes.
Recalling HTC‘s U11 handset, the device packs in a 5.5-inch QHD display with a screen resolution of 1440×2560 pixels. Shielding HTC U11, there’s the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Underneath, it houses the Quad-core Snapdragon 835 processor which is clocked at 2.45GHz and pairs 4GB/ 6GB RAM. Both the variants are expandable up to 2TB using a microSD card slot.
The optics features include a rear 12 MP primary unit and a 16 MP one in front. There’s a 3,000mAh battery along with Quick Charge 3.0, and the device runs the Android 7.1 Nougat operating system, with the HTC Sense skin on top. The device launched in the month of May and eventually landed in India in June last year at Rs. 51,990.