Google has finally revealed Android 8.0 Oreo (OPR6) and it is now available as a final release for Nexus and Pixel devices. Google has put a lot of effort in Android 8.0 Oreo, introducing new features and optimizing the current source code. This newer version of Android is now more cleaner and refined. Some highlight features include the picture-in-picture mode which was previously developed by hardware manufacturers for their own skin but now it is a part of the Android source code. Also, Google is working hard on getting Android 8.0 Oreo on as many devices as possible and as quickly as possible. Read further to find download links for Android 8.0 Oreo factory images for Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X devices.
The new Android 8.0 Oreo was announced this year at Google I/O 2017, months back. Since then, there have been 4 developer preview releases, with each being more stable than the other. However, Android 8.0 Oreo has now reached the stable channel which means you can update compatible devices immediately. Google uploads Factory images to its website in order for user to flash it manually. This way, you wont have to wait for the update to pop up on your phone.
Android 8.0 Oreo Overview:
This new version of Android carries a lot of new features and additions. Keeping the Nougat source code as base and user feedback in mind, Android 8.0 Oreo has been created as the next major update to the Operating System. Features like Picture-in-Picture mode are a first for Google’s official devices. The Notifications have been reworked with new app notification badges and notification channels for smart grouping of multiple notifications.
Further, Google is increasing its efforts to tackle the fragmentation problem that has riddled Android since the beginning. With source code manipulation and easier approval, Google aims to make the update process quicker for hardware manufacturers. Android 8.0 Oreo is expected to hit more phones quite soon but till then, you can download the factory images made available by Google for its own devices from below.
Download Android 8.0 Oreo Factory Images:
UPDATE: Google has released newer builds with September 2017 security patch for compatible devices. Find the download links and full tutorials on how to install right below.
September 2017 Security Update Android 8.0 Oreo Firmwares:
Download Android 8.0 OPR1 (September 2017) for Pixel (Canada, Project Fi): Download here!
Download Android 8.0 OPR1 (September 2017) for Pixel XL (Canada, Project Fi): Download here!
Download Android 8.0 OPR1 (September 2017) for Nexus Pixel C: Download here!
Previous Android 8.0 Oreo Firmwares:
Download Android 8.0 OPR6 for Pixel (Telstra, Rogers, TMO, Sprint, USCC, Project Fi): Download here!
Download Android 8.0 OPR6 for Pixel XL (Telstra, Rogers, TMO, Sprint, USCC, Project Fi): Download here!
Download Android 8.0 OPR6 for Nexus Pixel C: Download here!
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