HTC have achieved something that few other major manufacturers have, and that’s releasing the latest version of Android for their 2017 flagship phone. Jason liked the HTC U11 so much that he’s still using it, and despite being overseas, he received an update notification this morning. Upon connecting to WiFi — installing OTA updates on roaming data is unwise (and not possible) — the update became available:
Once installed, the update is revealed to be Android 8.0 (and not 8.1), though it has a recent-ish security patch level of 1 November 2017. Jason’s noticed that the update keeps things fairly close to Android Oreo’s stock appearance, but with a few HTC hints of flair:
If you’ve got an Australian HTC U11, then it’s probably time to jump into that Settings menu and check for an over-the-air update to take you to Android Oreo.