Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo
Good news Samsung fans, as the South Korean company has decided to push out yet another Android Oreo update for one of its mid-range smartphones, namely the Galaxy A5 (2017). Although no official announcement has been made, some Galaxy A5 (2017) owners have already received the update, and it's not a beta build.

What you need to know is that the update is only available for the unlocked model and that it weighs in at 1.3GB. We can confirm the update is rolling out in Romania, but users in other European countries might be eligible for the update too.

Aside from Samsung Experience 9.0 and Android Oreo goodies, if you own a Galaxy A5 (2017), you should also get the April security patch, although we don't rule out the possibility of getting the newer May security update.

Keep in mind that it's recommended to make a back of your personal data, but not mandatory. Also, some apps like Samsung Pay, Samsung Internet, Samsung Notes, and E-mail may have to be manually updated after you upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo.

source: Mobilissimo (Facebook)

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Galaxy A5 (2017)
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(16h 3G talk time)



1. theborg48

Posts: 5; Member since: Nov 26, 2016

Already arrived in Taiwan,and looking good.

3. USuck

Posts: 76; Member since: Apr 07, 2018

Pft. It's May 2018, Android P is around the door, and it isn't even 8.1. Nice job, Sammy.

4. libra89

Posts: 2297; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Cool, I'm looking forward to the A3 finally getting it.

5. sleepypandaeyes

Posts: 377; Member since: Apr 12, 2015

I got my update today, sing gpu rendering bars not quite as smooth running as my s8 oreo update, but then the s8 has a more powerful processor

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