Sony Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update in India

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Sony Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update in India

Sony Mobile introduced two new mid-range smartphones Sony Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus last year in October in India. At the time of launch, the mobile phones were running Android 7.1 (Nougat), and the company assured that the phones will be upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo. Now both the smartphones have started receiving Oreo update in India.

Android 8.0 Oreo update brings features including reminders for unfinished tasks such as emails in drafts and messages. It brings a new feature called Xperia actions that intelligently suggests actions based on users usage with all new games and community features. It brings contextual menus for application shortcuts which on long pressing will show more options.

The update will also involve Oreo default features such as notification channels, Background limits, Snooze notifications, Picture in Picture (PIP) display and much more. You can check for the update manually by going to Settings>About Phone> System Updates. Android 8.0 Oreo update for Xperia R1 and R1 Plus is receiving over-the-air, hence, it should take at least a week or so to reach all the units. Sony Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus Android 8.0 Oreo update has build number S001011_180224.

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