Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus start getting Android 8.0 Oreo update in India

Xperia R1 Android 8.0 Oreo update
Xperia R1 Android 8.0 Oreo update

Sony has released the latest smartphone lineup from the company in their flagship series which has been named as the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Plus. Now, the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Plus are the successors to the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Plus. As far as the company’s other devices are concerned, we have known that Sony releases other smartphones in the mid-range and budget series as well. One of the mid-range series from Sony is the Sony Xperia R series which saw the launch of Xperia R1 and R1 Plus from Sony last year.

As far as the Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus are concerned, it is known that both the smartphones were released with Android Nougat on board along with Sony’s custom skin of Android. Now, it is known that the latest version of Android has already been released from quite some time by Google and this version has been named as Android 8.0 Oreo. Also, some of the flagship smartphones apart from Google-backed devices have also received the update to Android 8.0 Oreo. Thus, the users of Xperia R1 and R1 Plus were waiting for the Android 8.0 Oreo update to be released for their smartphones as well.

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Now, we have some exciting news if you are using a Sony Xperia R1 or Xperia R1 Plus as the Android 8.0 Oreo update has now been released by Sony for both the above-mentioned smartphones. As far as the update is concerned, this update has been released by Sony in India. Now, if you are having a Xperia R1 and R1 Plus and are residing in India then you will receive the update to Android 8.0 Oreo on your device automatically via an over-the-air update. Thus, if you have already received an update notification then you will have to download and install this update to get the latest Android 8.0 Oreo update installed on your phone.