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Essential Phone starts getting Oreo beta 2 update

Essential has announced the roll out of the Oreo beta 2 build for its PH-1 smartphone. The company took to Twitter to announce the update, which arrives as build OPM1.170911.213.

We’re rolling out Oreo Beta 2 (build OPM1.170911.213) with bug fixes and new features including smart text selection, picture-in-picture and more. The update is going out now via OTA to current Oreo Beta 1 users. Learn more: https://t.co/oonhRCiMpG

Essential (@essential) December 20, 2017


As per the tweet, some of the new features there in the beta 2 update include smart text selection and picture-in-picture. As is usually the case, bug fixes are included as well.

Several other changes are included as well, like December security patch and fix for issues related to Android Auto, battery life, and data tracking. Here’s the complete change-log:

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