Regular Moto X4 starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo in the US

Regular Moto X4 starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo in the US
If you've bought the regular Moto X4 in the United States, you're probably confused as to whether or not Android 8.0 Ore is available for your smartphone. We reported last month the Moto X4 on Project Fi is getting the Oreo update, but that wasn't the case for the retail model.

Basically, if your Moto X4 was bought from Best Buy or other similar retailers in the US, you wouldn't qualify for the update. The good news is Motorola has just confirmed an Android 8.0 Oreo update is now being rolled out to the regular Moto X4.

The confirmation comes via Lenovo's official forum and it's been published by a Motorola rep, so it's as valid as possible. Be patient if the update hasn't appeared on your Moto X4 yet, as it might take a few days to hit all units in the US.

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Moto X4
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, Octa-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh



1. ijuanp03

Posts: 616; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Had the Oreo update for Moto x4 unlocked (Southeast Asia) since first week of January. Last week, my old HTC 10 (gave to my mom) also got updated to Oreo. Galaxy S8 on the other hand haven't gotten the update while LG (for the G6) will only get the update at the most June. I don't expect Huawei to get their last year's flagships to get updated soon as they are not prompt with updates. The point is, Motorola is STILL more reliable when it comes to android updates (not so for security patches) compared to other phones. I love how Moto haters curse Lenovo when in fact, no other company can provide faster Android updates than them.

2. troutsy

Posts: 383; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

I think this article is a little premature. The forum post seemed intentionally vague on which phones are actually getting OTA right now, and there still doesn't seem to be any documented cases of US retail phones getting the update on any carrier. "it might take a few days to hit all units in the US".... I'm betting the over on that one.

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