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Galaxy A8 January 2018 security update released

Samsung is ramping up the rollout of the January 2018 security patch to compatible devices. The latest security maintenance release was rolled out for the Galaxy J3 (2017) and the Galaxy J1 mini just yesterday. It’s out now for the Galaxy A8.

Not to be confused with the Galaxy A8 (2018), the new mid-range smartphone that Samsung launched last month. This particular device is the Galaxy A8 (SM-A800) which was launched in 2015.

Galaxy A8 January 2018 security update

The Galaxy A8 was the largest device in Samsung’s premium mid-range Galaxy A lineup in 2015 with its 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage with support for external expansion up to 128GB via a microSD card.

The handset was first launched in China before it was made available in a couple of other markets. In our review of the Galaxy A8 we found it to be a great mid-range smartphone with a rather high price tag.

Samsung is now rolling out the January 2018 security patch for the Galaxy A8 (SM-A800S) in South Korea, it’s the SK Telecom-branded variant of this device. The latest security maintenance release features fixes for five critical vulnerabilities in Android as well as 13 found in Samsung’s own software.

Users should keep an eye out for firmware version A800SKSU1CRA2M which will be arriving over-the-air and also happens to be available for download from our firmware section.

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bhavika kadam
bhavika kadam

when will be nougat update roll out for A8 2015 in india ???

o0MHJ0o
o0MHJ0o

What I find very annoying is – like the Note5 – Samsung UK are acting like the A8+ does not exist, online and everywhere else. they released a host of videos from CES and talk about the A8, completely ignoring that the much better A8+ is available elsewhere in the world. It just looks wrong talking about the A8 only.

mehmetfurkankatin
mehmetfurkankatin

Hay samsung ! Galaxy A8 (A800F) android 7.0 nougat update ?

Aliyetim
Aliyetim

plz released update A810F too.

akpe64
akpe64

what abouth S8+ still on nov patch omg

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