We now have the final public release for Android 8.1 Oreo from Google, download it for compatible Nexus and Pixel devices from the links ahead. Google started testing out this incremental update few weeks back. The preview builds were released for developers to test out and finalize their apps. Now that the software company has gone ahead and made the release public, you can download and install Android 8.1 Oreo for compatible devices from the links ahead. This upgrade from Android 8.0 Oreo is not major but it does include some useful improvements. Read ahead to download Android 8.1 Oreo.
Lucky devices getting Android 8.1 Oreo include Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X. These devices were already confirmed with earlier preview builds but it is surprising how Google has still carried support for the Nexus 6P and 5X. Along with Android 8.1 Oreo improvements, Google has also announced Android Oreo (Go Edition) which is meant for devices running lower specs like 1GB RAM. More details given ahead along with download links for Android 8.1 Oreo.
Android 8.1 Oreo Overview:
This update brings with itself some incremental changes over the previous builds. Android 8.1 Oreo now brings Neural Networks API which is provided by Google for accelerated computation and inference for on-device machine learning frameworks like TensorFlow Lite, Caffe2 and others. It is more targeted towards better AI support for apps and OS features. Also, the API level has been updated to 27.
Along with the release of Android 8.1 Oreo, Google has introduced Android Oreo (Go edition) which is meant towards developing markets and lower-end hardware. Memory optimizations and optimized Google apps are the highlights. Hopefully, this version will run much better on restricted device specifications.
Download Android 8.1 Oreo Factory Images:
Download Android 8.1 OPM1 for Pixel 2: Download here!
Download Android 8.1 OPM1 for Pixel 2 XL: Download here!
Download Android 8.1 OPM1 for Pixel: Download here!
Download Android 8.1 OPM1 for Pixel XL: Download here!
Download Android 8.1 OPM1 for Nexus 6P: Download here!
Download Android 8.1 OPM1 for Nexus 5X: Download here!
Download Android 8.1 OPM1 for Nexus Pixel C: Download here!