Samsung may launch Android Pie beta program for Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8

Samsung may launch Android Pie beta program for Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8
Samsung has decided to allow those who bought its 2017 flagships to test Android 9 Pie before the update is released to everyone. The beta program that Samsung launched for the Galaxy S9/S9+ and Note 9 is likely to be extended to three other top-tier smartphones: Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8.

Thanks to the folks at SamMobile, we now know that Samsung is preparing Android Pie beta builds for the Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8 and that these updates have already uploaded on the company's servers ready to be pushed out.

According to the latest report on the matter, Samsung plans to release the final version of Android 9 Pie for the Galaxy Note 8 in February, while the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will receive the update no earlier than March.

The Android Pie beta program for Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8 is not yet available, but we believe it's just a matter of time until owners of these smartphones will be able to test the update before it's officially released.

As far as availability goes, there's no reason for Samsung not to launch the beta program in the same countries where the S9 and Note 9 betas were made available, so expect these updates to arrive in South Korea, Germany, India, United States, and the UK.

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5 Comments

1. sissy246

Posts: 7000; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

No thanks, i will wait tell its its official release. I am in no hurry.

2. Venom

Posts: 3109; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

Nothing like a beta release for an update that came out FIVE months ago. I wish Samsung would thin out some of their UI and put most of system their apps on the Play Store so updates won't take so long.

3. Blazers

Posts: 719; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Most of their system apps are updated through the galaxy apps store.

4. sissy246

Posts: 7000; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Yes Samsung is slow with updates , we all know that Mxy. But i love when i do get the final update it wont screw up my phone and need 20 more updates to fix the updates.

5. alaw.14

Posts: 414; Member since: Sep 10, 2013

Exactly! He also wishes that samsung would thin out the ui like they aren't already doing that.

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