Just in time for Valentine’s Day, ZTE is providing one thing candy for ZTE Axon 7 customers. The firm’s beta for Android Oreo will likely be opened up, permitting any owner to register for entry earlier than the ultimate model hits later in 2018.
For these not at the moment enrolled, the replace will convey improved battery life to the Axon 7, picture-in-picture (PiP) mode to enable for a extra cozy multitasking view, notification dots, and quicker booting velocity, amongst different modifications. Perhaps the greatest perk that customers will discover once they set up the new software program? It’s near-stock Android, which means it’s virtually piece-for-piece what you’d see in, say, the Google Pixel.
Bringing Oreo to the Axon 7, as ZTE’s Jeff Yee put it, is all thanks to the buyer demand as expressed on its Z-Community discussion board, saying “one of their requests was to get Android O on the Axon 7, and we are excited to make it happen.”
When the cellphone launched in 2016, it punched up at the identical class as the Samsung Galaxy S7, LG V20 and others, however got here in at a a lot lower cost level. In addition, it stood out as one in all the few telephones to be suitable with Google Daydream.
Bringing Oreo to the cellphone may be slightly late to the get together, nevertheless it’s nonetheless forward of some producers, like LG, Sony, and Motorola.