Motorola sends teaser telling Moto Z2 Force users that Android 8.0 is a few weeks away

Some owners of the Motorola Moto Z2 Force have received a teaser telling them that the update to Android 8.0 "may take a while, so check back in a few weeks!" The update adds new features like Picture-in-Picture (which allows users to watch video while continuing to work with an app running in the background), Adaptive Icons (Hello, Squircle!), Autofill and more.

Possibly more exciting for those with a Motorola handset receiving the Oreo update, are the several new applications that are unique to the manufacturer. These include a new feature that saves passwords in a secure manner, and a new Moto Live Stream feature.

Motorola has been testing Android 8.0 on several models including the Moto Z2 Force, which is rumored to be the first model in line for the update. Soak tests reportedly have already begun for the Moto Z, Moto Z Play, and the aforementioned Moto Z2 Force.

source: Motorola, Techdroider

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Moto Z2 Force Edition
  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2450 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2730 mAh

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5 Comments

1. sgodsell

Posts: 7220; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

It would have been nice if the Z2 was brought to Canada.

4. tveith

Posts: 6; Member since: Jan 21, 2016

Buy it on ebay like I did. Great phone!

2. 420BenchPress

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 14, 2017

It would be nice if this update fixes group messaging issues with my z2 Force

3. farbodght

Posts: 32; Member since: Dec 13, 2014

motorola phones are good though but their thinness is shattery..

5. Zerocool2010

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 28, 2017

It has been released on Verizon to Moto Z2 force edition on the night of December 21 2017 as I have the update.

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