The Razer Phone launched with Nougat, and ever since then, owners have been wanting that sweet update to Oreo. Announced this morning, Razer is skipping the update to Android 8.0, and will push an Android 8.1 update to the device in mid to late-April.
If you don’t feel like waiting around until next month, Razer has published a developer preview for the update, available to those who wish to sideload it right now. Let me warn you, though, it does involve unlocking your bootloader and having basic knowledge of using ADB commands on your computer.
If you want to take the dive straight into Android 8.1 with the developer preview, follow the link below. For instructions on how to go about flashing it, look here.
As soon as the update rolls out via OTA, we’ll let you know!
Attention Razer Phone owners! We’re making the jump straight to Android 8.1 Oreo and we’re pleased to announce that the update will be coming to you mid to late April 2018.
— R Λ Z Ξ R (@Razer) March 29, 2018