Motorola begins the Android 8.1 Oreo update process for the Moto G5S Plus

Motorola begins the Android 8.1 Oreo update process for the Moto G5S Plus
Motorola announced that it is ready with the Android Oreo update for the Moto G5S Plus two weeks ago, but things hit a snag since, and the update has taken its sweet time to light up the system notifications. 

Back then, it confirmed that it the release for Moto G5S Plus is ready, and it will bring Android 8.1 Oreo to the phone along with extra multitasking options, better notification controls, data saver and battery management options like a new power menu, as well as Bluetooth bug squashes. There was, however, one hint that the update won't go out immediately, and it was that the Moto G5S Plus will get the June security patch milk with its Oreo cookie, but, since Google hadn't yet released it, the move from Nougat to Oreo was apparently destined for a later date.

That timeframe is now, it seems, as users in the Motorola Feedback Network tip they are starting to get the 8.1 Oreo update as we speak, apparently as part of Moto's usual soak tests before an official push. Coded as version number OPP28.60, the update is a hefty 1.2GB, indicating a lot of changes under the hood. There are some screenshots of the update below - in Portuguese, since the soak test has apparently rolled out in Brazil first, and should be hitting your G5S Plus globally soon.

source: XDA-Devs

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Moto G5S Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 64GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh



1. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 561; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Finally.If moto/lenovo is so lazy in giving updates.They should make Android One phones like Nokia does.

2. kabel

Posts: 150; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

So, another rubbish article of PA. Lenorolla just started the soak test, which means only small batch of brave testers can get the update. Probably bugs will get reported which means actually the official rollout to the rest of the mortals is at least four months from this date. Probably USA retail will get it in October/November time frame. Rubbish.

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