HTC 10 Android 8.0 Oreo update is now rolling out via OTA

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi Last updated : January 12, 2018 12:26 pm

The Oreo update will bring the picture-in-picture mode that lets users to two tasks simultaneously.

HTC, back in August last year, promised the Android Oreo update for three smartphones including HTC U11, U Ultra and HTC 10. The brand has already rolled out the stable Oreo update for the HTC U11 and now, the company has started rolling out the update for HTC 10.


The company has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update via an Over the Air (OTA) (via Android Police). The update carries a version number 3.16.617.2 and is about 1.8GB in size. If you are eager to upgrade to the latest update, you can download it from RUU. Through this one can manually download the desired files and flash the Android 8.0 Oreo onto your smartphone. However, it is important to note that flashing will erase all the data from your smartphone and one has to set it up again from the scratch. So, proceed with cautions.



The Oreo update will bring the picture-in-picture mode that lets users to two tasks simultaneously. So, for example, one can minimise a YouTube video while sending a text message or writing an email. Android Oreo has other features like including Background limits, installation of apps via APK, over 60 new emojis, notification dots, Wide-gamut colour for apps, Snoozing individual notification, Adaptive icons, Keyboard navigation, WebView enhancements and much more.


To recollect, the device comes with a 5.2-inch Quad HD display with a screen resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, runs on Android Marshmallow operating system with HTC Sense user interface, is backed by a 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage and an expandable storage slot that can hold a micro SD card of up to 2 TB capacity.


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It has a 12-megapixel rear camera that comes with Laser Autofocus, BSI sensor, Optical Image Stabilisation, f1.8 aperture, Sapphire lens, dual tone LED flashlight, Auto HDR, and manual mode feature. This camera can capture 4K videos. For selfies, the phones are armed with a 5-megapixel front camera which too is an autofocus unit and has BSI sensor, f1.8 aperture, Auto HDR and Optical Image Stabilisation feature.


The HTC 10, which measures 145.9x 71.9 x 3.0 - 9.0 mm and weighs 161 grams, has NFC, Bluetooth 4.2,WiFi (a/b/g/n/ac), Miracast, DLNA, 3.5 mm jack and USB TypeC port.


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