Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Getting New Updates, January 2018 Security Patch Included

After rolling out the latest January Security update for Galaxy A5 (2017) and the original Galaxy A8 and Galaxy S6 edge in India, the South Korean tech giant is now updating the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ with January 2018 Security Patch. The update brings fixes for five critical Android vulnerabilities and fixes for 13 Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) in the company’s own software.

The update comes with firmware version G9500ZCU2AQL2 for Galaxy S8 and firmware version G9550ZCU2AQL2 for Galaxy S8+. The update is rolling out in China and the model in other countries will get the update in a couple of days. The company is rolling out the firmware via an over-the-air (OTA) update.

You can check the update by going through the settings>>about phone>>software updates. The users are suggested to keep the battery of the device above 70% for smooth updating of the device.

Samsung S8 and S8+ Specifications:

Now let’s talk about specifications, Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a 5.8-inch infinity display while the S8+ comes as a 6.2-inch device. The US version of Samsung S8 will be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 flaunts a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear panel whereas there is an 8-megapixel front snapper on the front. The S8+ model comes with same camera configuration. The Samsung Galaxy S8+ is powered by a 3500mAh non-removable battery while there is a smaller battery of 3000mAh for S8 model. The Galaxy S8+ measures 159.50 x 73.40 x 8.10 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 173.00 grams.

Both the phones are now getting the Android Oreo update.



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