Android 8.0 Oreo update beta notes with device list preview

Android 8.0 has just been officially confirmed as Android Oreo by Google. Now, unsurprisingly millions of Android owners want to know what devices will get an update to Android 8.0 Oreo first and now we have the answer from Google, as well as a nice preview from the Android 8.0 Oreo beta.

You may not realise it, but the beta for Android 8.0 Oreo is already rolling out to certain device owners.

According to Google, these are the devices which will get Android 8.0 Oreo before anyone else:

They include:

Pixel XL
Pixel C Tablet
Nexus 5X
Nexus 6P
Nexus Player

If you have one of these devices then you may be able to take part in the Android 8.0 beta right now. We have proof of the beta being live already for some thanks to the update notes below.


The new features in Google Android 8.0 Oreo in the first beta include:

– Smart Text Selection
– Instant Apps
– Picture in Picture
– Faster Start up and app sign-in
– Google Play Security Scans

Expect more features to be announced in the coming weeks when new beta builds are live. Let us know if you are trying out Android 8.0 Oreo right now or if you have any problems.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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