Samsung Galaxy Note 8 starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo
Samsung announced last week that unlocked Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 and S8+ phones will receive Android 8.0 Oreo updates in the United States in about 2-3 weeks. All major carriers in the US have already released Oreo updates for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, but the Note 8 hasn't yet received it.

Once again, it appears that the rest of the world is getting a major Android update before the United States. We've received reports and screenshots that confirm Samsung has already started the Android 8.0 Oreo Galaxy Note 8 roll-out in some countries.

The update is now available for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with model number SM-950FD, but other models, except the SM-N950U/U1 launched in the US, should start getting Android 8.0 Oreo as well.

The changelog is pretty consistent and includes many new features and improvements in addition to Android 8.0 Oreo. Expect enhancements to security features like biometrics (face, fingerprints, and irises), as well as improvements to Quick Panel, Home Screen, Samsung Keyboard, and system performance.

The update weighs in at around 1.5GB and includes the March security patch, the latest update released by Google. If you don't live in the United States, chances are that you'll be getting Android 8.0 Oreo on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 in the coming days.

Thanks, Farhan!

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Galaxy Note 8
  • Display 6.3" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh(22h talk time)

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9 Comments

1. therealestmc

Posts: 679; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

I really don't see what the big deal is about Android Oreo. There is bare any new real feature.

7. kassana

Posts: 6; Member since: Sep 29, 2017

i totally agree.

2. kassana

Posts: 6; Member since: Sep 29, 2017

available in India as well. Downloading it right now.

3. kalalemuhammad

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 14, 2014

I have received the update on the 23rd day of March on my Note8 duos in Nigeria

4. mcgillagorilla725

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 27, 2018

Just downloaded Android 8.0 update for Note 8 on AT&T. Installing now.

5. thedizzle

Posts: 196; Member since: Oct 05, 2017

Just checked after reading your comment, its right there woo lol

6. nepalisherpa

Posts: 338; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

Thanks for the tip. Downloading right now but will probably wait a few days to install it.

9. ashlynn

Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 31, 2017

Receive note 8 update for sprint

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