Essential Phone users did not get Android 8.0 Oreo. The company decided to skip this version and immediately started testing Android 8.1. After several weeks of expectations, the manufacturer announced the announcement of a stable firmware version.
What is known
With the upgrade of the system, the smartphone received a number of improvements. First of all, they added the most recent security patch from Google. In addition, they improved the launch time of programs, made the application shortcuts "Clock" and "Calendar" interactive, corrected the problems with slowing down the interface when scrolling , etc.
Recall that the smartphone was announced in the summer. Essential Phone received a 5.7-inch IPS screen, a top-branded Snapdragon 835 chip at the time, a 13 megapixel dual camera with a second monochrome module, 4 GB of RAM, 128 GB of ROM and a 3040 mAh battery.
When to expect
The update is already available to all users of the device.