The latest update also brings smart text selection that contextually recognizes and suggests useful options based on a selected text.
HTC's VP of Product Management Mo Versi announced via Twitter that the unlocked HTC U11 will get the taste of Android 8.0 Oreo starting today. You can also check for updates manually by going into Settings About Software updates Check now. The carrier-locked versions may take some extra time given that they customise the OS version even more before deploying it. His post notably mentions that only the unlocked version of the HTC U11 will be receiving the promotion to Oreo starting from November 27.
A number of key manufacturers have begun rolling out Android Oreo to their devices. The update is 1.2GB in size and brings popular Oreo features like Picture-in-Picture mode (PiP), Adaptive Icons, and more. Apart from this, users will get the goodness of Android Oreo.
If you own an unlocked U11 in the Americas, check your phone for an update tomorrow, or check HTC's "Updates & Downloads" page for the U11 for details and download instructions.
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Originally released in May, the U11 is HTC's first true 2017 flagship that came shortly after the U Ultra one which was also advertised as a premium device but shipped with the 2016 Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 instead of the Snapdragon 835. Despite being nearly a 2-year-old device, Sony is making sure that its devices stay in front of the line when it comes to software updates.