Snapdragon 660 and Android 8.1
Xiaomi MI 6X is likely to launch tomorrow and the phone might well be a performance/mainstream winner. Google leaked the phone with some of its key features, including Android 8.1.
AI infused Oreo
There is only a handful of phones that have had an Android 8.1 official update. As of last night, Central European Time, OnePlus 5T is one of them.
All new colors shipping
Essential - the phone launched by Andy Ruben and a bunch of other ex-Googlers has launched three new colors and announced Oreo Android 8.1 OTA beta too.
Galaxy S8 owners get them at last
Samsung has apparently started sending out the long awaited Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo update in parts of Europe and other regions should get them soon.
Plenty of other improvements as well
Xiaomi already launched the Oreo beta program for the Mi A1 smartphone and, according to some reports, it appears the smartphone will be getting some much-needed improvements with the official Oreo update.
Android forces factory reset
A bug in the new "Adaptive Icons" feature introduced in Android Oreo has sent thousands of phones into infinite boot loops, forcing some users to reset their devices to the factory setting.
Sony upping the game
It is not every day that you hear that Sony is one of the first companies to update its flagship phones to the latest Android 8.0 but Sony Xperia XZ Premium just did.
Google tells developers which kernel to use
Google is telling developers that with its new version of Android Oreo, they must meet certain requirements when choosing the Linux kernel they use.