Android 8.0 for Galaxy S8 (Plus): Samsung plans Beta updates

Samsung wants to wait for Android 8.0 shorten Oreo for the Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 Plus and plans probably download the update in advance with the interested parties and can install a beta program. So it should work.

Android 8.0 for Galaxy S8 (Plus): Samsung plans Beta updates

Android 8.0 for Galaxy S8 (Plus) soon available as a beta version

The Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 Plus should be the first Samsung smartphones that will receive an update to Android 8.0 Oreo. Fits to Samsung is planning a beta program, will be circulated in the test versions of the new Android operating system for volunteers. So Samsung wants to make sure that possible creep no problems and errors in the final update - and it has Android 8.0 still a lot:

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Already, two firmwares have surfaced with the version G950FXXE1ZQI7 and G955FXXU1ZQI7 that Android 8.0 bring to the Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 Plus. The Samsung magazine SamMobile has found that these Z versions are specifically designed for the beta program and thus serve for testing purposes only. Samsung has so obviously been started with the development and a first pre-release version available, which could be released.

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Unfortunately, currently is not yet known when Samsung launches the beta program for Android 8.0 update for the Galaxy-S8 smartphones. But it is very certain that it will not take too long because the first versions already available and Samsung, of course, also can not be forever time to release. Although the Galaxy S8 is a brilliant smartphone, an update could still improve:

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Same procedure as with the Galaxy S7 (edge)

Last year, Samsung has launched a beta program for the former flagship smartphones Galaxy and Galaxy S7 S7 edge for Android 7.0. The response and the results were probably so good that Samsung wants to use the additional testers this year. One can only hope that we do not have to wait too long to Android 8.0 for the Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 Plus. Google would indeed allow Android 8.0 faster updates, adjusting the surface and the functionalities Samsung perform anyway.

Source: SamMobile


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