Android Oreo update for Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus


Sony India announced the rollout of the new Android 8.0 Oreo update for its Xperia R1 and R1 Plus smartphone. The roll-out is effective from 9thMarch, 2018.

Some of the new features include:

  • 2x Speed booster : Get started on your favourite tasks more quickly with 2x the boot speed when powering up
  • Powerful System Enhancement: Android Oreo helps minimize background activity in the apps you use least; it’s the super power you can’t even see
  • Autofill: With your permission, Autofill remembers your logins to get you into your favourite apps at supersonic speed
  • Smart text selection: Android Oreo recognizes text when you tap or select, then recommends a next logical step via a suggested app
  • Notification Dots: Press the notification dots to quickly see what’s new, and easily clear them by swiping away
  • Android Instant Apps: Teleport directly into new apps right from your browser, no installation needed
  • Express yourself in more ways than ever: Share the feels with a fully redesigned emoji set, including over 60 new emoji