Asus has been busy rolling out updates for its smartphones. After rolling out Android Oreo update for the Zenfone 4, Zenfone 3 and Zenfone 4 Pro, the company is now rolling out Android Oreo update for the Zenfone 3 Deluxe.
The company has made an official announcement on its Asus ZenTalk forums that it has started rolling out the new over-the-air (OTA) update for the Zenfone 3 Deluxe.
The update brings the firmware version to V126.96.36.199 and includes all the usual Android Oreo features, which includes picture-in-picture mode, Notification Dots, Autofill password manager, support for adaptive icons, Instant Apps, and much more.
Along with the usual Oreo features, the new update also comes with improvements in power consumption and brings in support for Long Screenshot feature. The update also comes with a “more friendly” settings user interface among few other improvements.
While the update has already started rolling out to Zenfone 3 Deluxe users, the company says that it might take time for the update to reach all users as this new update is being rolled out in phases. Users can also check for the update manually by navigating to Settings > About > System Update.
The Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe was announced in mid-2016, becoming the first smartphone to be powered by the Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 821 processor. The phone features a 5.7-inch Full-HD display and comes with 6GB RAM, multiple built-in storage variants which start at 64GB and goes up to 256GB.
In the camera department, it comes with a powerful Sony IMX318 23-megapixel rear sensor with f/2.0 aperture lens and 4-axis OIS. It also has an 8-megapixel front-facing snapper. The phone also comes with a rear placed fingerprint sensor, powerful five-magnet speakers USB Type-C, and His-Res Audio support. The device is powered by a 3,000mAh battery and supports Quick Charge 3.0.
Earlier, Asus had said that all the models under the Zenfone 3 and Zenfone 4 series will be updated to the Android Oreo by the second half of this year. While the company is working to achieve that goal, it seems difficult for the company to keep its promise as there are many models left to receive the Android Oreo update.