Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) may soon receive Android 8.0 Oreo

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) may soon receive Android 8.0 Oreo
Samsung might offer the latest Android 8.0 Oreo update to a smartphone that was launched almost two years ago. The Galaxy A8 (2016) made its debut on the market in October 2016 and received an update to Nougat last year.

However, it appears that Samsung may not be done with the phone, as the Galaxy A8 (2016) was recently spotted at Wi-Fi Alliance with Android 8.0 Oreo on board. The same thing happened with some of the smartphones Samsung updated to Oreo in the past, so there's a high chance that the Galaxy A8 (2016) will indeed receive the update.

Of course, Android 8.0 Oreo will be the last major update the Galaxy A8 (2016) will receive. In fact, next year will probably the last one that the smartphone will get security updates.

Samsung has been offering Android Oreo updates to a few mid-range Galaxy smartphones in the last couple of months, and it looks like the trend will continue throughout the year. If you own a Samsung smartphone no older than two years, there's a chance that you'll get an Android Oreo update at some point this year.

source: Wi-Fi Alliance via AndroidSoul

Related phones

Galaxy A8 (2016)
  • Display 5.7 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    Samsung TouchWiz UI




Posts: 134; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

Interesting, because the Galaxy A8 (2015) did not receive the Android Nougat, and no longer anything is said of Android Oreo for Galaxy A9 (2016).

2. USuck

Posts: 76; Member since: Apr 07, 2018

so soon? ROFL

1. libra89

Posts: 2344; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

I'll be waiting...

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