Mo Versi, HTC’s Vice President of Product Management posted on Twitter that users who are using unlocked HTC U11 will get Android 8.0 Oreo update on November 27. While Mo Versi said that the company is working to provide Oreo update for other HTC devices, he also confirmed that the HTC U11 Life will also get the Oreo update, but the details and timing of the update are not shared.
This update comes up with the security patch November 2.31.709.1 and the size of update is probably near about 1 GB. This update brings faster boot times, notification dots, auto fill and smart text selection, settings redesigned, revamped Google Now, picture-in-picture mode, Google Play music notifications and more.
The Oreo update for unlocked HTC U11 is only releasing for Americas and in other regions should expect to get this update later. If your own American model of HTC U11, check your updates or check HTC’s “updates and downloads” page for more instructions.