One of the major setbacks and problems with the Android OS is the poor distribution of newer versions.
According to Apple, 86% of Apple devices are running on the recent iOS 10 while over 30% of Android users are still stuck on Lollipop.
However, Google is not waiting for you as a new android version Android 8.0 O is coming soon. Android O is coming with a lot of new updates. Beginning from early to mid-August 2017, Android O is expected to be released to eligible Android devices.
As usual, Pixel users will be the first to receive the update.
What Smartphones will be Getting Android O?
According to speculations, here are the devices that will be getting Android O.
Google Pixel, Pixel XL — Being Google’s own devices, the two Pixels are ought to begin receiving Android O as soon as it’s officially out.
Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X — Google’s former flagship phones will likely begin receiving Android O immediately after the Pixels, but should be running it before the year ends.
Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+: No Info yet, but will like receive Android OTA update in February 2018
Galaxy Note 8: May like come with Android O out of the box… worst scenarios, Jan – Feb’18
Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge: Between March to April 2018
Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 edge+: Spring time of 2018
HMD promised that Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 8 will be getting Android O 8.0 but there is no projected time for it.
LG V30, LG G6, LG V20 and LG G5: rumors suggest that these LG phones may likely get the Android 8.0 O early 2018.