As far as I know as of mid Nov 2017 only Google Pixel and Sony XZ1, XZ1c, XZP are on Oreo.... who else?
AnonD-668972, 14 Nov 2017I wonder who still uses gingerbread when at least marshmallows phone are sold cheap less than ... moreI guess the reason why people are still using Gingerbread is that they are still using their old phones as secondary phones, especially if these phones are small in size (less than 4.5 inch display) which is something rare these days.
While I'm fortunate to be running Oreo, I would gladly take Kit Kat over the latest iOS.
After oreo is released for more than 2 months, google should not allow OEMs to launch phones without android oreo
Spike1, 14 Nov 2017I cabt imagine till now why Google isnt interested in finding a way to mandate its newest Andr... moreThe android version release this year is actually meant to gives time to developer to implement it on their phone next year. We can see new version always being released around August to October. This give times for early January/February flagship to get the latest android version. Even the Oreo on some smartphone this year are not fully optimized and some are even merely beta version of Oreo.
If new android version were to be release on January every year it would make things worst. There is not enough time to implement it before new flagship launch on Feb/March. Apple is able to cope up with their ios release and new iphone release because they always have the same date for everything Apple. Android comes in many different brands with many different launch dates. Not all phone can get the latest android version due to this. To answer your question in short, no, Google cannot find a way to make new android version available at the same time to all manufacturers.
I cabt imagine till now why Google isnt interested in finding a way to mandate its newest Androids on phones like Apple! They need to make all manufacturers make it available at the same time Google launchs it
Imperator Neubaticus, 14 Nov 2017It's funny how kids are so proud of their oreo-touting sony phones when sony isn't even a top ... moreLOL because sony's oreo looks similar to its lolipop.
most people choose pixel (and many other brands) for stock android interface.
most other people choose samsung (and many other brands) for custom 3rd parties android interface.
sony's user interface is not stock, but it looks old and ugly with very limited features.
I wish if manufacturers were quick in pushing updates to devices. But then wishes are not horses.
It's funny how kids are so proud of their oreo-touting sony phones when sony isn't even a top 10 smartphone vendor anymore. It's like a club of misfits that nobody but club members care about. Gives me the chuckles.
27,2% still running android 5.0/5.1
30,9% still running android 6
20,6% still running android 7.0/7.1
27,2% ON ANDROID FIVE - OEMs should be ashamed!
my sony XA got android 7.0 only a couple of months ago...
I wonder who still uses gingerbread when at least marshmallows phone are sold cheap less than $80 here, though it is just local brand.
I think we need a third big OS, ios and android are both deeply flawed and outdated.
To Google! Get Qualcomm per share $101
Main problems: too many phones maker and Exynos, MediaTek, kirin and the fruit known as pinecone
One operating system, one SoC is only solution then we've increases new android's os reaches
Complete fail compared to ios ..... the fact that android is used by many differrent SOC and still uses same update system is complete fail ....best thing about pcs compared to phones is choosing the operating system freely ... I dnt see areason why it cant be the same in phones ....google makes android and phone makers build drivers ( like camera app ,screen,audio ,network or whatever ) ...
And Nougat numbers are only that high thanks to the Note 7 fiasco pushing Samsung to update even cheap old devices to rebuild brand loyalty
Bought my first Android phone and it was running jellybean and now I'm on Oreo with the XZP!