Essential has announced that they have started to roll out the Android 8.1 Oreo update for their Essential Phone. The company previously announced that they were skipping Android 8.0 and going straight to Android 8.1.
The Android 8.1 Oreo update has been released as an over the air update for the handset, the news was announced on Twitter and you can see the tweet below.
We’re excited to announce the full release of Android Oreo 8.1 on Essential Phone! Check your phone now for the update. pic.twitter.com/0PwPBMj6h1
— Essential (@essential) March 13, 2018
The update brings a wide range of new features to Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone, the update should be available for your device as of now. You can check to see if the Android 8.1 Oreo update is available for your handset from the settings menu. If you install the update on your handset, please leave a comment below and let us know.
Source Essential / Twitter