Verizon HTC 10 updated (miserably) to Android Oreo

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The HTC 10 had a false start with Android Oreo, at least in the United States, where updates have been announced, but very little, if anything, has actually come out. Sprint and unlocked units supposedly got 8.0 first.

Well, any HTC 10 devices left on Verizon are now receiving Oreo with all of its basic trappings like picture-in-picture video browsing and notification dots. The bummer? It comes with the January security patch from Google. This is software version 3.18.605.13.

The HTC 10 was the last to exemplify the “One” series design language and this OS update is the last one for the device. It’s kind of a shame that this is the goodbye it’s getting, but alas, it’s the case.

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Jules Wang
Jules Wang is News Editor for Pocketnow and one of the hosts of the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast. He came onto the team in 2014 as an intern editing and producing videos and the podcast while he was studying journalism at Emerson College. He graduated the year after and entered into his current position at Pocketnow, full-time.