Galaxy A8 (2016) Nougat update release possibly due soon

Samsung launched the Galaxy A8 (2016) last year in South Korea last year. The handset has an Exynos 7420 processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB of storage. It also has a 5.7-inch Full HD display. Additional features include a fingerprint sensor, 3,500mAh battery, Samsung Pay and more.

The company hasn’t updated this handset to Android 7.0 Nougat as yet so it’s still on Marshmallow. The Galaxy A8 (2016) was mentioned in the list of Nougat-compatible devices from Samsung so it was only a matter of time before this update arrived.

A GFXBench listing for the Galaxy A8 (2016) model number SM-A810 shows that a unit of the handset was benchmarked running the latest version of Android. These benchmark listings are often great indicators about impending major firmware updates.

It’s quite likely that Samsung might soon release the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy A8 (2016), given that it has already released said update for the Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy A7 (2016). The Galaxy A5 (2016) was actually the first non-flagship smartphone from Samsung to get the Nougat update.

It remains to be seen how long Samsung takes to roll out this update for the Galaxy A8 (2016). The company hasn’t said as yet when we can expect it to arrive. Realistically, it shouldn’t take more than a few weeks from now.

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Aliyetim
1 day 13 hours ago
Aliyetim

Nougat update available now in United Arab Emirates

Aliyetim
1 day 13 hours ago
Aliyetim

Samsung thank you behalf android 7 for A8 2016(A810F)

vaibhav kadam
6 days 10 hours ago
vaibhav kadam

please release galaxy A8 2015 nougat update samsung

Aliyetim
8 days 11 hours ago
Aliyetim

Last update A8 2016 date 2017.2.13 and we wait 3 months for android 7

riz7
13 days 7 minutes ago
riz7

Hi Guys!

It’s a good news that yesterday SM-A810F/DS got certified by Wifi Alliance running Android 7.0 (Nougat).

mohammad zubair
29 days 3 hours ago
mohammad zubair

A8 2016 nNougat why late

BestTavana
30 days 9 hours ago
BestTavana

Please beforehand….please

Tarundhimanofficial
1 month 6 days ago
Tarundhimanofficial

What about GALAXY A8 (2015) please release nougat update it’s a mid range mobile they release nougat for A3 please I request your’s release nougat for Samsung galaxy A8 (2015) SM-A800f

2 months 14 days ago
Bibhab Kumar Lodh

When c9 pro will get it

Ankita basak
2 months 26 days ago
Ankita basak

What about a9 pro naugat update ??

nesalert
2 months 28 days ago
nesalert

A800I will update????

2 months 28 days ago
SAMMOBILEminiS416

Why don’t update the Galaxy A3 2016 yet?

fcaroll
2 months 28 days ago
fcaroll

Anything about s5 neo?

alirezanaghdi1
2 months 28 days ago
alirezanaghdi1

A5 2017 why not

islam007008007008
2 months 28 days ago
islam007008007008

A3 2016
There is no update that nougat 7

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