Samsung Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8 Plus Start Getting Android Oreo Update

There have been so many beta testers for the Samsung Galaxy S8 duo, but now Samsung has finally released the official Android Oreo update for the Exynos Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. The users in Germany have started receiving the final version of Android 8.0 Oreo. The other markets are also expected to receive the update. Samsung Galaxy S8+ Android 8.0 Oreo upgrade comes with the firmware version G955XXU1CRAP, and it is 487MB in size for beta testers. The update is also followed by the latest February 2018 patch.

The update is also followed by the revamped version of Samsung’s Experience UX along with all the goodies like the support for Program-in-Picture, notification channels, adaptive icons and new clock styles for Always-on Display. All of the known major security vulnerabilities like BlueBorne, KRACK, and Spectre/Meltdown are also fixed with this update.

The update is rolling out via OTA and will soon reach all the devices. The beta testers will be getting the update first which will be followed by the regular users. Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ users who are currently using the company’s beta program can manually download the update by going into Settings >Software update. Next click on ‘Download updates manually’ option. The Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ users in India will also be soon receiving the update.

In the latest news, the company will be releasing its next flagship Galaxy devices, which are Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ that will be launched ahead of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) on February 25, 2018, in Barcelona. We will be sharing regular updates for the same.


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