The Razer Phone was launched in Nov of final year and came with Android 7.1.1 Nougat on board, that done clarity as Android 8.0 Oreo was really new during a time. Now, Razer has reliable a skeleton for updating a flagship phone with a latest season of Google’s mobile OS.
In fact a phone is skipping a 8.0 recover and jumping true to 8.1, Razer has confirmed on Twitter. Razer Phone owners should find a refurbish rolling out to their phones during some indicate in a center of April, if all goes to plan.
Razer has also done a developer preview of a program accessible for download here, should we wish to manually peep a Oreo 8.1 refurbish to your handset and assistance Razer squish some bugs along a way. Unless you’re quite penetrating to suffer a integrity of Oreo, you’re substantially improved off watchful a few weeks.
What’s on a way?
With Google’s apps updated alone from Android itself, there isn’t a outrageous list of new facilities we can make use of in Oreo, though improved presentation government (including snoozing for alerts) and support for picture-in-picture modes are included.
As we pronounced in our review, a Razer Phone has a lot going for it, quite if you’re regulating your mobile for gaming or for examination movies. It was a confidant pierce for a gaming code to launch a smartphone of a own, though it’s managed to lift something out of a shawl to contest with a large boys.
And what of a Razer Phone 2? The rumors are that Razer is indeed planning a follow-up to a 2017 launch, with a processor ascent maybe a biggest strike in terms of specs (the well-equipped Razer Phone 1 already has a outrageous 8GB of RAM).