The update brings the OS version up to 8.0 and the firmware is version 2.19.400.1. Some users are reporting 2.19.709.2 instead. There’s a difference in the size of the update too – the former is 1.32GB, the latter is 1.58GB. It seems that the Android security patch level is January.
The changelog is pretty vague – beyond the OS upgrade, there are “system enhancements”. That’s still good in our book, so go on and check if the Oreo update has reached your U Ultra.
With the price drops, I'd get this phone over most mid range phones today.
We hated the U Ultra because it lacked a Headphone Jack and it is and still be a poor use of space. It was the first time HTC, the forefather of Android to do such a despicable thing that only Apple can pull off. Plus, they're impatient enough to not...