Asus ZenFone 3 5.2 and Zenfone 3 5.5 now receiving Android 8.0 Oreo

By Press Release | Published on 01 Feb 2018
Asus ZenFone 3 5.2 and Zenfone 3 5.5 now receiving Android 8.0 Oreo
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The company has started rolling out the updates to the smartphones and it patches the smartphone to ZenUI 4.0 and comes with new swipe gestures, better performance and more.

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Asus has announced the rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo for its ZenFone 3 5.2 (ZE520KL) and ZenFone 3 5.5 (ZE552KL) smartphones. The new update is now rolling out for the devices and users will get a system notification to download and trigger the update automatically. If a user doesn't receive the update notification automatically, they can navigate to [Setting]>[System updates]> and tap on ‘Check for Updates’. The update is about 1.5GB and users cannot downgrade to a previous software version after installing this update.

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ASUS, the Taiwanese leader in mobile technology, is excited to announce a new software update for ZenFone 3 5.2 (ZE520KL) and ZenFone 3 5.5 (ZE552KL). This update brings Android 8.0 Oreo to the smartphone along with other software improvements.

The Android 8.0 Oreo update on the Zenfone 3 primarily brings you the latest ZenUI 4.0 UI that features a brand new smart UI experience that is more subtle, easy to navigate with swipe gestures, and heavily focuses on UI speed, App performance, and Battery efficiency, thus improving the complete mobile experience. The ASUS ZENUI 4.0 also brings in new features such as Twin app functionality, SOS and Page Marker as well. The update will further reduce the booting time of the device along with extending the battery life by intelligently minimizing the unnecessary activities of application in the background of the device. The Android 8.0 Oreo update also brings forth Google’s exciting new feature called PIP – Picture-In-Picture mode, it enables select apps to draw its window over other apps just like you would on a desktop PC, thereby potentially changing the way you multitask between apps and works effortlessly without any drop in system or multitasking performance.

Keeping customer centricity at the core, as committed, ASUS has started providing the Android 8.0 Oreo update to ZenFone 3 series. The first model to get the Android 8.0 Oreo update is the ZenFone 3 5.2 and ZenFone 3 5.5. This will be a great delight for ZenFone 3 users. The company plans to release the update for other Zenfone 3 and Zenfone 4 devices too.

NOTE:

  • Users will get a system notification to download and trigger the update if the user does not receive the update notification automatically, then please navigate to [Setting]>[System updates]> Tap on ‘Check for Updates’
  • The update is about 1.5GB, hence users should make sure that their Zenfone 3 device has at least 1.5GB of free space on the Internal storage before starting the software update procedure
  • User cannot downgrade to a previous software version after installing this update
  • Rooted users will not be able to receive the Android 8.0 Oreo Automatic or Manual FOTA updates
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