Yesterday Google released its latest Android 8.0 OS officially, we may be very curious about which smartphones can enjoy android 8.0 OS first. As Google phones, Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, and Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and Nexus Player can first upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo OS, but after all, there are only few models from Google. Most android users are from other OEM manufacturers. So will these manufacturers use Android 8.0 OS first?
They have shown that Xperia XZ, XZs, XZ Premium, X, X Compact, XA1, X Performance and XA1 Ultra can upgrade to Android O, so the phones from Sony released last year and this year can all use Android O, but Sony Z5 with Snapdragon 810 SOC, Z5 Premium and Z5 Compact can not upgrade to Android 8.0 OS.
Samsung and Sony Mobile have similar situation, they have announced the list of Android O last month, this list includes Galaxy S8, S8+, S7, S7 Edge, Note FE, S7 Active, Galaxy A7 2017, A5, A3, J7, J5, C9 PRO, C7 PRO, J7 Prime, Galaxy Tab S3, and upcoming Galaxy Note 8, those Galaxy S6 series, Note 5 series, and low-end A, J series can not upgrade to Android 8.0 OS.
About HTC, HTC U11 will get Android O upgraded, and Bluetooth 5.0, as for HTC Ultra, HTC C Play and HTC 10 will also upgrade to Android O first.
Asus Zenfone 3 Series and Zenfone 4 series both can upgrade to Android O.
HMD said Nokia 3, 5,6 and upcoming Nokia 8 can upgrade to Android 8.0.
About Chinese phones, Huawei has confirmed to use EMUI 6.0 based on Android O like Huawei P10 series, Mate 9 series, Honor 9, Honor V9, as for other models, we have no idea.
Other models may need to upgrade Android O next year, such as Meizu, Xiaomi, VIVO, OPPO, etc. Stay tuned.