Razer Phone will not get Android 8.0 Oreo, but will immediately upgrade to version 8.1

By: miroslav-trinko | 30.03.2018, 15:22
Razer Phone will not get Android 8.0 Oreo, but will immediately upgrade to version 8.1

Razer Phone was introduced at the end of last year. Out of the box, the smartphone worked on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and the company promised to update it in 2018. Apparently, the update is already on the way.

What is known

In its Twitter account, the manufacturer announced the release of the beta version of the new OS. But the most interesting is that it's Android 8.1 Oreo, not 8.0. In the update there are many innovations: the mode of "picture in picture", the point of notification over applications, autocomplete, the indicator of the charge of Bluetooth-devices and much more. Also the company optimized the system a bit and corrected the mistakes of the previous one. In addition, they installed the February security patch.

Anyone wishing to test a new firmware can download it from the link . The final version of the assembly should be released in late April.

If you forgot

Recall, Razer Phone received a 5.7-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 2560 × 1440 pixels and 120 Hz. For the performance of the device is responsible processor Snapdragon 835 and graphics accelerator Adreno 540. In the smartphone 8 GB of operating and 64 GB of internal memory, and there is a slot for microSD card up to 256 GB. Razer Phone equipped with a battery for 4000 mAh, quick charging Quick Charge 4+ and a dual camera. Both modules are 12 megapixels, but one of them is monochrome.

Source: Twitter