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Will my Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8 get the Android 10 update?

Is my Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8 going to be updated to Android 10? That’s a question many have been asking in the last couple of months, and with Google recently releasing the Android 10 update for its Pixel devices, interest in the newest version of the OS has increased further. While Samsung will update plenty of phones to Android 10, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 are not going to be among them.

No Android 10 update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8

The reason is simple: Samsung has always offered only two major upgrades for its flagship devices. The company also provides the same number of major upgrades to mid-range and budget devices as well, and while it’s unfortunate that Samsung doesn’t make a distinction between flagship phones and lower-end devices, it is what it is. The Galaxy S8, S8+, and Galaxy Note 8 were launched with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and were subsequently updated to Android Oreo and Android Pie, so they have already received the updates they were eligible for.

In short, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Galaxy Note 8 users are going to have to make do with Android Pie on their phones and will need to buy a newer Galaxy smartphone — like a Galaxy S9, Note 9, Galaxy S10, or Galaxy Note 10 — to take advantage of Android 10 and version 2.0 of Samsung’s One UI interface, which will accompany the Android 10 update. Even if Samsung changes its mind and decides to offer a third major upgrade for its flagship phones, the company is unlikely to apply the updated policy to its 2017 Galaxy S and Note flagships.

Are you rocking a Galaxy S8, S8+ or Galaxy Note 8? Would Android 10 be a reason you would upgrade to a newer phone, or are you content with the features you are able to take advantage of on Android Pie?

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njdan30
njdan30

This is the exact reason I miss rooting my phones, my old note 3 can run android 8 just fine I know my s8 plus and note 8 could easily run android 10.

eyobaaa
eyobaaa

I hate there unstable damn policy i knew j7 core/nxt came with 6.0.1 but now it can get pie update here comes the fallacy with there policy that say device will get update only for 2 major firmware upgrade. I don’t know what that mean j7 core takes 3 updates starting from nougat to oreo and then pie so why my note 8 can’t get android 10!!

njdan30
njdan30

Simply put, you wouldn’t buy a new one if your current one could be updated, in reality that would be all the more reason I’d consider buying a newer device. They should at the very least unlock the bootloader on these older devices since they all but written them off anyways. Just my two cents.

DerpyNerd
DerpyNerd

Well, I used to buy all the notes. Recent years the advancements in mobile weren’t spectacular to say the least. The android version we’re on now has a lot of bugs, most of the annoying ones are from samsungs’ UI. How can they think it’s remotely acceptable to keep this 1000 brick on android 9 in this state? Maybe it’s because, since they got caught throttling cpu performance they cleverly degrade performance in particular areas, like the UI’s recents screen? I wouldn’t be surprised. Besides, unless you care about an excellent camera, you can buy 500€ phones with the same… Read more »

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

Start trending #s8oneui2

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

Samsung must allow one ui 2.0 for s8. Can’t let them go away with this. #s8oneui2.0

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

#s8oneui2.0
Bring one ui 2.0 for Galaxy s8 series

Bambi725
Bambi725

I just got an email saying note 8 will be updated to android 10.

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

No they will not.. but we can pressure them a little bit… #s8oneui2.0

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

I don’t know how “#” works to push Samsung a little bit… but we can do it right?
How to start a trend #s8oneui2 ??

Amalreji111
Amalreji111

Samsung is very great company. I agree,But the update policy is like they cheating their customers. 2020 they say’s note 10 plus is most powerfull device in the market right now But.late 2021 they also say’s its not capable of running android 12 because its a cheap device than samsung’s midrange device in 2021, Dear samsung,Please give yours precious customers better after sale service else your team will lost a huge number of customers in future. I was decided my next phone is apple not going to buy any of galaxy device even though they provide any hardware, I need… Read more »

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

Let’s start #s8oneui2.0

rizwanperyani
rizwanperyani

Atleast, Flagship phones offered more than two major updates. Mid range to Low end range gets two major updates understandable but High end get some more advantage of major updates.

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

Let’s push them a little
#s8oneui2.0

Ebrahim rahim
Ebrahim rahim

I decided not to buy from Samsung Mobile, disappointing

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

#s8oneui2.0

Ebrahim rahim
Ebrahim rahim

We will buy Google devices

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

#s8oneui2.0

Ebrahim rahim
Ebrahim rahim

We lost confidence in Samsung due to its policy of shy policy updates

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

#s8oneui2.0

yeboahsco
yeboahsco

I’m are done with SAMSUNG mobile, while other companies are given 3 t0 4 years update, SAMSUNG are given only 2years update, though I really enjoy using SAMSUNG mobile but with these software update issues, I’ll go for apple iphone my next phone

Ebrahim rahim
Ebrahim rahim

We will buy Google devices

Amalreji111
Amalreji111

Apple is best for aging

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

#s8oneui2.0

asif786786
asif786786

My note 8 will be the last samsung phone.
I am done with samsung and their policy.
The 2019 300$ budget samsung A51 phone has android 10 oneui 2.
Are you kidding me ? WTF Samsung i bought note 8 almost freakin 1000$.
Thank you samsung Looking forward to buy iphone.

Ebrahim rahim
Ebrahim rahim

Farewell to Samsung, my Note 8 will be my last Samsung device, I will move and all those who use Samsung will move to a non-Samsung device because of Samsung’s stupid policy.

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

#s8oneui2.0

Ebrahim rahim
Ebrahim rahim

Hi
Samsung, Samsung Note8 s8 has not received Android10 update. This leads Samsung users to a huge disappointment. Many people own the Note8 and S8. Samsung doesn’t care about them and Samsung will lose many of its customers, which means that we don’t buy the devices we buy from Samsung
We will purchase Google devices for their interest in the updates

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

#s8oneui2.0

razzell2
razzell2

Jeeze people, stop complaining. If you absolutely must have Android 10, upgrade to a newer Samsung device and stfu.
My Note 8 is just fine, thanks. Don’t need no upgrade and don’t want a new phone.
Well, at least not until the Samsung Fold is bug free and available to me. Then I’ll consider getting that phone.
In the meantime, hush!
Be thankful for whatcha got. Knuckleheads.

patrickw7
patrickw7

Ever since my Note 3, I have been a fan of Samsung, finding out that I can’t have Android 10 on my S8 makes me regret I just got the S10. I’m moving to Apple on the next contract cycle and bringing my family with me. Samsung you lost an advocate.

Deeps09
Deeps09

Going to switch to Iphone or Oneplus at least will receive 3 to 5 major upgrades unlike Samsung who stops giving update after 2 years. Samsung you sucks in this department.

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

#s8oneui2.0

Ahmed Gamal 94
Ahmed Gamal 94

Is this really even on top class s8 plus phones?
Really, it is very bad news from Samsung
I will leave my Samsung phone as soon as possible

Ebrahim rahim
Ebrahim rahim

Farewell to Samsung, my Note 8 will be my last Samsung device, I will move and all those who use Samsung will move to a non-Samsung device because of Samsung’s stupid policy.

sqwerchy
sqwerchy

Yanno, I’ve always been a Samsung fan. Apple just sucks anyway, but this garbage is getting ridiculous I upgraded to an S8+ from a Note 3. Battery life is garbage on all Samsung products anymore, this battery has been decent however, but now I’m not even getting the Android 10 update?
SAMSUNG IF YOU ARE READING THESE COMMENTS…..YOU ARE LOSING LOTS OF CUSTOMERS. GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER. Looks like my next phone is going to be a Pixel.

Ebrahim rahim
Ebrahim rahim

👍

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

#s8oneui2.0

itzpapu
itzpapu

Samsung needs to improve its update system for their top tier devices. Even Huawei updates older phones and give them a much longer life than Samsung does. I don’t see the point to kill their smartphones until 2 years passed. It would make people leave the brand instead. Most people could go with a Pixel or an iPhone too because of the updates. Fortunately, I like a lot the features Samsung gives to their users in their phones but I would appreciate if they give a bit more of life to their top tier phones. Otherwise, anytime soon, I’ll be… Read more »

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

#s8oneui2.0

ClintHarlan
ClintHarlan

I switched to Android with Samsung Galaxy Note 8 from iOS. However, my next phone will be an iPhone again due to Samsung’s damn update policy. I completely agree with all complaints. A powerful phone but no update anymore. Why? No reasonable reason. Just a damn policy. Well done gents. Farewell to your devices, then.

itzpapu
itzpapu

That’s too deep dude. I kind of agree and disagree, I mean, at least in my opinion, I can live with my device even if it doesn’t gets more updates. This kind of stuff doesn’t affect me so much, just the thing that I would like to try the new features but nothing else. Compatibility isn’t a big problem for me yet, probably in some years but not now. Hopefully this policy will change in the future for giving the users more updates for top tier phones. Actually, I really love Samsung features to the point that, I don’t care… Read more »

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

#s8oneui2.0

cmarzarella67
cmarzarella67

So glad I switched to an iPhone. I always hated that Android is so f00kin fragmented. It sucks.

chuchunyin2008
chuchunyin2008

iPhone 5s 12.4.3 and cheap
ios 12=android 9

kiroguzara
kiroguzara

I am also furious on Samsung for that. That’s 2nd strike. First one was when we got the last major update and I was extremely bad surprised, I couldn’t use my 2 Sims together with the SD card anymore.
As a long lasting Samsung user (owned few S and few Notes), I mast say that I love my Note’s pen, but unless Samsung changes their update policy, that Note 8 will be the last Samsung phone I am buying. Will switch to Pixel or some cheaper Android phone.

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

#s8oneui2.0

grossindel
grossindel

My Note 8 will be my last Samsung device ever! Samsung is not even that good anymore, there are other better and cheaper options available. iPhone 5s received the ios 12 updates, that device is 6 years old with outdated specs. Note 8 is still a very powerful device and Samsung has absolutely no reason to deny a major update for this device. I’m done flashing custom firmware and ports just to revive my older phones. Goodbye Samsung.

cmarzarella67
cmarzarella67

Exactly. It’s a bunch of BS with any Android phone.

Mabubijay
Mabubijay

#s8oneui2.0