Motorola still has its promise: At the moment, Android 8.1 is testing Oreo Moto G4 and G4 Plus.
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After a long wait, the owners of Moto G4 and G4 Plus will finally get Android 8.1 Oreo. The latest version of today's devices is Android Soak test. The first beta version of Android 8.1 has already gone.
G-Series is one of the most popular and successful series of Motorola. Unfortunately, the manufacturer offers series of devices, but from time to time updates and users have to wait a long time with new Android versions. Moto G4 and G4 Plus users can now expect Android 8.1. The latest version of the Android operating system is currently beta, as reported by XDA Developers.
Motorola finally fulfills its promise
Moto G4 and G4 Plus are released in 2016 and running Android Nougat. Motorola then ordered Android Oreo in the G4 series marketing material. On the next update, the models were not listed. The owners of the equipment protested and Motorola finally left the way. Android 8.1 Oreo will be officially available, it is unknown. Fortunately, there will be no beta test.
Leaked beta version is available on the XDA forum
XDA Developers forum Android 8.1 The Oreo beta version is already available. The update has an OPJ28.128 version number and contains current security errors. Instructions for installing device updates are available in the XDA forum. Unprivileged users will work better on the official release, because updates manual updates require some experience.
In addition, some Android beta versions of Android 8.1 expect some bugs. So switching between the camera application and switching between the front and rear camera is longer than usual. Additionally, some of the applications that SafetyNet requires do not work for updates, since the beta is not certified.