Google first posted January 2018 security patch about three weeks ago. These new builds originally arrive now in mid of January 2018. Android 8.1 Oreo is available only for the Verizon Pixel 2, Softbank Nexus 6P, and Telstra/Softbank Nexus 5X.
A user can find all the Android 8.1 factory images and OTA files from the link given below. Here are the direct download links.
- Google Pixel 2 on Verizon: OPM2.171019.016 (factory image, OTA)
- Nexus 6P on Softbank: OPM5.171019.014 (factory image, OTA)
- Nexus 5X on Telstra or Softbank: OPM5.171019.014 (factory image, OTA)
The new build for the Verizon Pixel 2 is not compatible with the Pixel 2 XL. If the user wishes not to get into trouble then these devices should receive their over-the-air updates in the following days. There is no confirmation received from Google about the other updates. We can assume that these new builds bring bug fixes and resolve some performance issues. Don’t forget to share your experience with us.
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