Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition is updated to Android Oreo
In July of last year, months after Samsung deactivated the last of the Galaxy Note 7 units, it unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition. Samsung took some parts from Galaxy Note 7 units that were returned, and some from those that were never sold. It updated the chipset under the hood, replacing the Snapdragon 820 mobile platform with the Snapdragon 821 SoC. It also replaced the 3500mAh battery that was the source of the explosions, with a lower capacity 3200mAh cell. A limited number of Galaxy Note Fan Edition units were produced for purchase in Korea only.
According to a report published today, the Galaxy Note Fan Edition is being updated to Android Oreo. The models receiving the update starting today are the ones produced for LG Uplus and SK Telecom. Other carrier branded versions will be receiving the update soon. Besides the new build of Android, the update includes the April security patch.