Asus ZenFone 3 Gets Android 8.0 Oreo Update (ZE552KL and ZE520KL)

Asus has started the rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo for its ZenFone 3 – namely ZE552KL and ZE520KL. As usual, the information comes from the official Asus forum. The OTA notifications began to arrive just today, and Asus expects it will take a week to reach all the devices around the world.


In both devices, the software version is 15.0410.1712.31, and the changelog is identical. Asus specifies that three applications have been removed, namely Minimove, Photocollege and Do It Later, there is a renewed interface for the settings that make navigation easier and more intuitive, and there is the new system to recall the drawer with all applications, ie a swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen.

Asus ZenFone 3 Android Oreo Changelog: (ZE552KL and ZE520KL)

  • Software update to Android 8.0 Oreo. Internal storage will decrease slightly after update, suggest to backup data and relocate media file (pictures & video clip) to SD card to reserve at least 1.5GB storage before starting the software update.
  • Swipe up to All apps: After OS upgrade, launcher has some important changes- swipe up to all apps, all app icon could be changed.
  • More friendly setting UI design
  • Remove the following applications: Minimove, photocollege, do it later

Asus also reports that Oreo takes up a little more storage space than Nougat, and that 1.5 GB of free space is required for installation. For more information, you can directly consult the official page of the Asus forum by clicking the source link below:

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