HTC has started to roll out the stable version of the latest Android 8.0 Oreo update for one of its premium devices in India. As per reports, the HTC U Ultra devices have started to receive the latest Android version. The update is being rolled out in batches in the countries of Italy and Taiwan, alongside India and is likely to be released in other countries shortly.
According to a report by The Android Soul, the update is available in two firmware versions which include version v2.19.400.1 that comes with a size of 1.32GB and the other one with version number v2.19.709.2 that comes with a size of 1.58GB. Along with the Android 8.0 upgrade, the update also brings the Android Security patch of January 2018.
There is no official information about the new features that the latest update will bring on board as yet and we will cover it on our site, once we get hold of any information in this regard.
However, it can be expected that the new update will come with bug fixes, system optimizations, and performance improvements. Android Oreo is also set to bring in new features like Picture-Picture mode that will enable a user to perform two tasks at the same time. Suppose you want to send an e-mail or text message to someone while watching a Youtube video, you can now do that easily after the latest update. It is also expected to bring Smart Text Selection, Notification Dots, improved Auto-fill, Android Instant Apps, Google Play protected improved booting, longer battery life, and newly designed emojis.
All the HTC U Ultra device owners should receive a notification for the new update when it is available. In case you don’t get it, you may check for it manually by going to Settings> About Phone> Updates. Also if you want to update your device, it is recommended to take a backup of all the data before you proceed and the device should also have at least 50% battery power before the update.