Moto G5 Plus Android 8.1 Oreo testing commences, final version coming soon1
8.1 Oreo soak test is now being pushed to Moto G5 Plus owners in Brazil, but if you haven't yet enrolled on the beta program, you won't be getting this beta build. The 1GB file is made available to select Moto G5 Plus users, most likely a small number, for testing purposes.
Although it's unclear when the update will start hitting Moto G5 Plus units in other countries, we do have an official changelog that lists all major features and improvements added.
As per Motorola's release notes, Android 8.1 Oreo brings “many enhancements including new multitasking features, more efficient notification controls, improved data saver and battery features, new power menu UI and Bluetooth improvements.”
Even if the changelog mentions the update adds the June security patch, Moto G5 Plus users in Brazil are getting a newer July security update instead. But if the final version will be rolled out next month, there's a high chance that Motorola will add an even newer patch.