The ASUS ZenFone Deluxe is getting Android Oreo beginning as of late, ASUS showed in a discussion board put up. One in every of our tipsters gave us the heads-up that his software used to be downloading the replace previous this morning. The put up in particular calls out fashion quantity ZS550KL, which is the Five.Five-inch variant to be had from ASUS’s US retailer.

ASUS announced on Twitter last week that this used to be coming (along with updates for the ZenFone three Laser and ZenFone three Zoom) through the tip of the month, and it sort of feels they are proper on time table. The rollout may take a couple of week, ASUS says; the discussion board put up recommends manually checking for updates from the Settings app if the replace hasn’t initiated by itself.

This week’s replace no longer most effective upgrades the ZenFone three Deluxe to a more recent Android model, it additionally eliminates one of the most bloat we complained about in our assessment ultimate 12 months, just like the Do It Later and Fast Memo apps.

You’ll be able to see the discharge notes from ASUS’s discussion board put up under.

1. Improve to Android O.
2. Take away 3rd celebration App: TripAdivisor, Puffin Browser and Kindle.
three. Take away Do It Later, Mini Film, Fast Memo, PhotoCollage.
four. Transfer FM Radio serve as to fast atmosphere.
Five. After OS improve, with a view to input “All Apps” menu, use “swiping up” gesture to take action. Authentic “All Apps Icon” can also be moved or modified.

ASUS is now pushing the update to model ZS570KL as well. Here are the release notes:

1.Update to Android 8.0 Oreo.suggest to backup data before starting the software update.
2.After OS upgrade, launcher has some important changes- swipe up to all apps, all app icon could be changed.
3.Remove the following applications : Minimove,photocollege, do it later, TripAdivisor, Puffin Browser and Kindle.
4.Zenmotion will be default off after upgrade.
5.Privacy Setting update.
6.Enable CHT Vowifi.