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HTC U11 Android Oreo update: Flagship phone makes a stop at Geekbench running Google's new mobile OS

The rest of the chart shows a slight increase of Android Nougat in comparison with the last month's numbers, while Marshmallow and Lollipop market shares dropped slightly.

All the same, it's a welcome upgrade, and notable given most of the rest of the Android smartphone world is yet to get up to speed with Oreo. However, this time, Google has been a bit late in sharing these details.

HTC U11 has been listed on Geekbench running the Android 8.0 Oreo hinting that the software testing is in full swing and if previous release pattern is taken as any indication, the company might deploy the final version to the public en masse by this month end or early December.

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He writes: "In May 2017, Google announced that there are over two billion active Android devices". The company's latest mobile operating system, Android Oreo, which was rolled out in August, has made a minimal rise of 0.3 percent. As last generation flagships start receiving Oreo updates, Nougat's momentum should peter out somewhat in the next couple of months.

His graph also highlights that there are now more than a billion devices that are two years out of date. He found that the proportion of devices that are the most outdated is even greater today than in 2014. Meanwhile, vendors are still launching new devices with pre-Oreo Android. Also, this means that low internal storage devices - midrange and budget phones - will still have to run Android Oreo to take advantage of this upcoming feature.

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