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Android O: Which smartphones are going to obtain this newer version

Android O
Written by Andy Prosper

Android O – still has the new version of Google’s operating system for smartphones. The first devices that will be updated to Android 8 are Google’s Pixel and Nexus smartphones. What about Samsung, LG, HTC, Lenovo, Huawei, Honor or Sony?

Updates to current Android versions, this is still a problem for Google’s operating system. On the one hand the devices, which Google itself brings on the market, for a long time called Nexus, has been renamed in pixels since last year. These are traditionally the first updates to the latest Android version.

Then there are manufacturers who play the almost unchanged Android on their smartphones, Lenovo and the Moto devices. Also these get quite fast updates on the new version – Android O.

The third group are the smartphones manufacturers, which via Android still have their own user interface, Samsung, Huawei, Oneplus or Sony. Here a new Android version always has to be elaborated – and that takes.

Owners of many devices from the third group are still waiting for an update on Android nougat, many certainly vain.

Below is a list of smartphones that are secure or at least very likely to get an update on Android O. The list of smartphones which are going to get the dose of Android O is constantly updated.


Google launched the first beta version of Android O with the start of Google I / O 2017. The devices that are authorized for the program will finally be transferred to the final version. These are: Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel C, Pixel, Pixel XL


Nokia has confirmed that the smartphones Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 will get an update to Android O, “as soon as Google makes this available for the hardware partners”.


The OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed at the end of May in a Tweet, that the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T Android O get.

The following smartphones can be assumed to be an update because they are current devices, which are brought at least once to a current Android version. Official announcements of companies are not yet available.


Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 +, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge

  • HTC
  • HTC Ultra, HTC U11
  • LG
  • LG G6
  • Huawei
  • P10 Plus, P10, P10 Lite
  • Sony
  • Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZs, Xperia XZ

Still, it is also a big secret, as the upcoming Android O version will be called. It is only clear, the name with an O and it will again be a dessert (this is the case from version 1.5). High is currently “Oreo”, which would be “Kitkat” then the second brand name for an Android version.

So far Android versions have the following names:

  • 1.0 Base
  • 1.1 Base_1.1
  • 1.5 cup kake
  • 1.6 Donut
  • 2.0.x / 2.1 Eclaire
  • 2.2.x Froyo
  • 2.3.x Gingerbread
  • 3.x.x Honeycomb (version for tablets only)
  • 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 4.1.x / 4.2.x / 4.3.x Jelly Bean
  • 4.4.x Kitkat
  • 5.0.x / 5.1.x Lollipop
  • 6.0.x Marshmallow
  • 7.0.x / 7.1.x Nougat

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Andy Prosper