Android Oreo update for Essential Phone coming soon

Essential has confirmed that its debut smartphone – PH-1 – will get the Android Oreo update soon. The confirmation came in the form of a tweet from the company’s official Twitter handle.

Get your milk ready#AndroidOreo is coming soon to Essential Phone. Watch for updates in the next couple months.

Essential (@essential) September 18, 2017

As for update time-frame, the tweet says “in the next couple months.” This is inline with what Essential’s VP of Software Rebecca Zavin recently said – that the update would arrive “in the next month or two.” So we expect the roll out to begin before December in any case.