The ZTE Axon 7 was one of the company’s most successful hits back in 2016. Since the last year, ZTE enthusiast has been waiting for a successor, but it never materialized. The company, however, stated that the successor called ZTE Axon 9 will arrive this year. Although there is a successor in the way, ZTE has never stopped the software support for the Axon 7.
The handset received a ton of updates during 2017 and 2018 which includes patches for KRACK and Blueborn security exploits. Axon 7 also received a quick launcher for the recent screens and DayDream support through the Nougat update. Today, ZTE announced that the update party hasn’t finished yet, and the United State models of Axon 7 will be eligible for the Android Oreo beta program.
According to reports, the ZTE Oreo update will be a little different from what Axon 7 users have been used to. While some of their most popular features will be safe with the update, the company will adopt a near stock Android UI ditching the MiFavor UX.
If you own a United States model of the ZTE Axon 7 you can enroll in the beta program through ZTE’s dedicated website. Users who try their beta releases will also be able to report their feedback on the Z-Community forums. Apparently, ZTE is taking the software part very seriously, in order to fulfill all users expectations.
The ZTE Axon 7 Oreo update will bring all goodies introduced by Google in the latest cookie. Picture-in-picture mode, Notification Channels, Improvements in battery’s life, fast boot up and the Autofill API.