Last year Lenovo had launched its new K8 lineup series including devices like K8, K8 Note and K8 Plus . Millions of users purchased devices from the k8 series lineup for its premium features and budget pricing, also lenovo is already providing monthly software patch updates for the same devices. Keeping in mind about huge number of fans, lenovo will provide android 8.0 Oreo update for the Lenovo K8 Note, K8+ (plus), K8 between june to july. The company has updated its “Upgrade plan for smartphones” list on Support page adding the Lenovo K8 series, all of which were promised Android 8.0 Oreo updates at launch.
Last year, lenovo ditched VibeUI from their devices accepting the flexibility, stability and user popularity of stock android. The company had promised to bring an android version update for its K8 series, the upcoming Android 8.0 Oreo update will bring a lot of new features like picture in picture mode, notification channel feature, notification badges, Android instant apps, faster boot times, notification dots, redesigned Settings, revamped Google Now, and many more features are backed with it.
Many popular android OEMs have already rolled out Oreo Updates for their devices last month, it seems that lenovo is not too behind. While their is not any accurate timing mentioned for over the air update, while as per the company website listing Lenovo K8 will get android 8.0 oreo update in the months of June. Around after a month, Lenovo K8 Plus and K8 Note users will get the Oreo update in July 2018. So lenovo K8 series smartphone users have to wait for more 4-5 months to taste the flavor of android Oreo on their smartphone.
While Other lenovo smartphone users are now left with just one option to get android oreo update, and that is too root their device and install any oreo based custom ROM. what do you think ? let us know.