The HTC U11 Life isn't a perfect mid-ranger, but it's also far from the worst. There's quite a bit to like with the phone, and if you purchased one through T-Mobile in the United States, you'll soon be getting an update to Android 8.0 Oreo.

As expected with the Oreo update, this brings picture-in-picture, adaptive notification dots, and quite a bit more to the U11 Life. You'll still find HTC's Sense skin layered over it, but even so, this is the same Oreo that we know and love.

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HTC started rolling out Oreo to the unlocked (non-Android One) version of the U11 Life at the end of November, so it's nice to see that it didn't take T-Mobile too terribly long to get it pushed out to its version.

The update appears to weigh in at 1.32GB, so make sure you're connected to a Wi-Fi network before downloading it.

HTC U11 Life review: High style at a low price, with compromises

Android Oreo