Samsung's mid-range smartphones will receive Oreo in early 2019
by Cosmin Vasile / Aug 07, 2018, 10:47 PM
However, mid-range smartphones were definitely a priority for Samsung, even though a couple of handsets have been updated to Oreo last month. The good news is the South Korean company will eventually offer some mid-range Galaxy handsets Oreo updates, just that it will take some time.
Several pictures of the list containing the phones that will be updated to Android Oreo has just been leaked after the company shared it in the Samsung Members app. The document contains the names of 12 devices, all in the mid-range tier:
- December 2018 – Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo.
- January 2019 – Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017), Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016), Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro, Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro, Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018), Samsung Galaxy On5 (2016), Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016), Samsung Galaxy J7 (2018), and Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017).
- February 2019 – Samsung Galaxy J7 Max.
- March 2019 – Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016).
Samsung does mention that these timeframes may change if needed and that deployment could be stopped in case of issues, which is quite understandable if you ask us.
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On this list, the phones to get updated in 2019 will definitely never get Oreo. Fake promise by Samsung..
posted on Aug 07, 2018, 11:18 PM 1
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Certain features which comes with updated Android is already available in Samsung from a prev Version. Just lyk a Pic n Pic of OREO was already available in Marshmellow of Samsung. Same goes with PIE. -I am not a Samsung Fan!
posted on Aug 08, 2018, 12:58 AM 2
Posts: 719; Member since: Apr 06, 2012
Here is a suggestion, why not ask Samsung to just stop pushing out any android updates at all, since you guys already have all the features, no? Or even better, ask Samsung to go back to Kitkat because even in those days Samsung TouchWiz used to come with tremendous amount of features(bloatware actually) that even now stock ones don't have. Since android updates mean nothing, let's go back to kitkat, slap Samsung experience ui on top and brag how Samsung is s**t 5 years behind Everyone else. That would be really cool, no?
posted on Aug 08, 2018, 3:58 AM 4
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Terrible software support!!
posted on Aug 08, 2018, 1:32 AM 1
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They do update their mid range devices time and again for bug fixes and security. It’s just the Android part that’s being delayed or omitted. However, Samsung Experience already has lots of features of Android.
posted on Aug 08, 2018, 2:06 AM 1
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