Sony Xperia R1/R1 Plus Android Oreo Update is now rolling out to its users. It moves the device build number to S001011_180224. The software update brings many features such as the reminder for unfinished drafts. along with it, it adds new Xperia Actions feature that suggests actions based on user’s use of community features. Contextual menus for App shortcut also makes its way into the devices.
Although these above-mentioned features marked there presence on the device, the Xperia R1/R1 Plus Android Oreo Update also brings a fair amount of bugs. Users have been reporting of WhatsApp and few 3rd party Apps crashing. The Wi-Fi connection is also crashing post the Xperia R1/R1 Plus Android Oreo update. We believe the update was a hasty one leading to all these bugs. Probably Sony might roll a hotfix update or subsequent month it will be patched.
It is quite interesting to observe how Android Oreo update for various devices is suddenly showing up out of nowhere. Just as Google rolled out the 1st developer preview of the Android P, various OEMs have probably fastened the process of rolling pending Oreo updates for their devices.
Xperia R1 Plus is a dual SIM smartphone launched in October 2017. The phone comes with a 6.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels. It runs on octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with 2620 mAH battery and 3 GB of RAM. It comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. This device packs a 64 GB of expandable internal storage. Xperia R1 Plus brings a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel camera on the front.
Let us know about Android 8.0 Oreo and the features it has to offer. Android 8.0 Oreo is the 8th version of Android OS. It is the latest iteration of Android OS after the release of Android 7.0 Nougat. Android Oreo comes with features such as New app notifications, notification dots on app icons, picture-in-picture mode, Android Instant App compatibility, Auto-fill (like on Chrome), Better copy and paste, Faster Android behind the scenes, Better battery life with more advanced Doze mode, and more.
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How To Download Sony Xperia R1/R1 Plus Android Oreo Update
Since it is rolling in the air as OTA update, you can wait for your device to automatically catch and install it. Alternatively, you can also seek for it manually and download it. You can follow the simple steps below to catch the Xperia R1/R1 Plus Android Oreo Update manually.
- Go to your device Settings.
- Go to About Phone > Tap Software updates.
- Tap Check now buttons to see if you have the new update.
- Hit DOWNLOAD to download the update.
- Once the download is completed, you will be prompted to install the new software from the Notifications pull down.
- Click on the notification to begin the upgrade process.
- Wait for some time till the installation finishes.
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- List of Sony Devices Getting Android 8.0 Oreo Update
So, that’s it. Though it’s a bit buggy, the latest update is nonetheless a wise move from Sony to expand its Oreo supported smartphone family.
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