The beginning of 2018 has been great for Samsung, which has started rolling out Android 8.0 along with the January security update. Android 8.0 Oreo also got to Galaxy Note 8 and that’s not all.
Other devices have received some updates that focus on improvements and fixes: Galaxy Tab A (2016) got the January security patch, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 (2017) have received some improvements regarding camera.
Let’s see what’s the news with Samsung Galaxy Note 8. But before starting, we will also mention some other devices that received important updates, because Android didn’t just roll out updates only for Samsung. Google has also updated their Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL with the January security update, but so far they’re having some issues with it.
Huawei pushed Android Oreo on their Huawei P10 and P10 Plus and the Honor 8 Pro got Android 8.0 beta.
Moto G4 Play has received the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update. Asus ZenFone 4 (the international version) just got Android 8.0 Oreo in a stable form. OnePlus 5T has received the Android Oreo (through the Open Beta program).
Samsung Operating System Updates
A Samsung Galaxy Note 8 user has just received the updated Android OS: Android Oreo. It seems that he’s the only one who reported it on Reddit. The Galaxy Note 8 he has is an Exynos version with build number R16NW.N950FXXU2CRA1.DM. The update looks to be final and also comes with the January security patch too. So, there is only one lucky user to get this update so far.
Samsung Galaxy S8: Android Oreo Beta Program Coming to an End
Both Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will have the Android Oreo beta program ended on 15 January and it only means that soon they will receive the final and stable build. So far, both phones have received Wi-Fi certification on Android 8.0 Oreo.
The January Security Patch – Samsung
Along with the security update from Android, Samsung will also add some fixes to take care of 5 critical issues regarding high-risk vulnerability. The first Samsung Galaxy device that got the January security patch was Galaxy Tab A (the 2016 edition).