Android Oreo update confirmed for 12 Moto smartphones including the Moto G5

“The Android Oreo update will be rolled out to compatible Moto smartphones starting this fall”

Last month, Oreo went official as the name of the latest Android 8.0 platform. Soon after Google released the final build of the OS to OEMs, many manufacturers confirmed Android Oreo update for their smartphones. Motorola has just announced the Android Oreo update roadmap for 12 of its smartphones. The OS update will be available to quite a few Moto Z, Moto X and Moto G series smartphones. Unfortunately, there’s no mention of the Oreo update for the Moto E and Moto C series devices at the moment.

Android Oreo official FB

According to Motorola Blog, the Moto Z, Moto Z Droid, Moto Force Droid, Moto Z Play, Moto Z Play Droid, Moto Z2 Play and Moto Z2 Force Edition will be getting the latest Android update in this series. In the Moto G series, the Moto G5, Moto G5 Plus, Moto G5s and Moto G5s Plus smartphones will be receiving the Android Oreo treatment. The Moto X4, which was recently unveiled at IFA in Berlin, will also be receiving the Android O update.

List of Moto phones getting the update:

Motorola’s move to update the Moto G to the latest Android build certainly comes as good news for the owners. Unfortunately, the company has disappointed users of its budget smartphone models by not announcing the new update for these models. The company said that the devices mentioned in its list will start receiving the update starting this fall. We will update you for the exact time frame of the update as soon as the brand announces anything.

The Android Oreo update for Motorola smartphones will offer improved performance and increased battery life. The update will come with split-screen capabilities, smart text selection, improved notifications, auto fill framework for your passwords and more, along with the new Google Protect feature, which will ensure none of your apps become compromised.

Moto Z 32GB Specifications
Quad core (1.8 GHz, Dual Core + 1.59 GHz, Dual core)
Snapdragon 820
5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
QHD (2k), 534 PPI
13 MP Primary Camera
Dual-LED CCT Flash
5 MP Front Camera
2600 mAh
Turbo Power Charging
USB Type-C port
Moto Z 32GB Video
Akshay aka Techakko has been working with 91mobiles since 2012. Passionate about gadgets, he has a special interest in smartphones and games. The constant stream of news stories he writes is testament to his prowess as a human web crawler. A graduate in Computer Science, he dabbles as a game developer and competes in various gaming tournaments in his spare time. When he wants to take a break from the screen, he enjoys long rides on his Yamaha FZ-S.
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