Lenovo K8 Note starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

By: Meenu Rana, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi Last updated : April 17, 2018 5:31 pm

The smartphone was initially launched with stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system

Lenovo launched Lenovo K8 Note in India last year for Rs 12,999 for the 3GB RAM variant and Rs 13,999 for the 4GB variant. Now the company has reportedly rolled out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for Lenovo K8 Note.  The smartphone was initially launched with stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system

As per a report of Techdroider, the update has been currently rolled out in the Philippines and it also features February 5, 2018 Security patch. The 8.0 update comes with the newer version OMB27.43-20 for the Lenovo K8 XT1902-3.

The company advises you to update when the battery in your phone is at least 50% charged and you are connected to a Wi-Fi network. Since the update is being rolled out over-the-air, it may take some time before it comes to your device. One can also manually check for the update by going to Settings ->About Phone -> Software Update.

After the Oreo update, the smartphone will have 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 recall, Lenovo K8 Note features a unibody metal design and a 5.5-inch full HD display with (1080x1920 pixels) resolution with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by 64 bit MediaTek Helio X23 chipset with four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.4GHz, four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.85GHz, and two Cortex-A72 cores clocked at 2.3GHz coupled with 3GB/4GB RAM.

The device offers 32GB/64GB of internal storage and 128 GB micro SD card slot. The smartphone runs on stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system and comes with a 4000 mAh battery and 15W rapid charger. The battery claims to offer up to 24.7 hours of talk time and 378 hours of standby time.

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