Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Started Receiving Stable Android 8.0 Oreo Update

Samsung has finally started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update to the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones in Germany. It will be a matter of time now for Samsung to roll out the update in other regions too. In Germany, the Galaxy S8 started receiving the update with version number G955XXU1CRAP, and it weighs around 487MB. And as Samsung stated earlier, beta testers are receiving the update first, which will be followed by all Galaxy S8 and S8+ users. If you’re a beta user, check for the update and if you’re not a beta user, check for the update after 24 hours. And the update size mentioned above is for the beta users because they’re already on the final beta update.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Android 8.0 Oreo Update
Talking about the Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 duo, there will be a new interface in the form of Samsung Experience UX. Besides the regular Oreo features implemented by Google, Samsung has added a whole lot of new features in the latest version.

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ both comes with a curved screen on the front and guess what, with this update, Samsung has added a new Edge lighting features which allow a user to customise the edges of the smartphone. And yes, Samsung has added the Dual Apps feature to the Samsung Experience UX, finally.

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Other features such as App Shortcuts, Custom Colour options for folders, new features for Samsung DeX, Slightly redesigned Settings menu, updated lockscreen clock and always-on display, and several other new features are added as well.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Android 8.0 Oreo Update Rollout
As stated, the update is currently rolling out only for the Galaxy S8 users in Germany. But it’ soon expected to expand to other countries as well. With Samsung launching the Ore beta program in India, we’re expecting that the update rollout will begin in the next three to four days or a maximum in next week.

Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.

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