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Latest Android 8.0 news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Android 8.0, with regular updates and all the information you need.

An Android 11 feature is coming to your Samsung phone… without Android 11

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 11 months ago

Exclusive: Samsung ending Bixby Voice support for Android Nougat and Oreo

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 years ago

Tip: Your Galaxy smartphone has a temporary mute option (Android 8.0+)

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 certified with Android 8.0 Oreo

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Verizon Galaxy J3 Eclipse Android 8.0 Oreo update rolling out

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J7 (2016) may be first Galaxy J series phone to get two major OS upgrades

The Galaxy J series has long been important for Samsung, especially in emerging markets where the company sees huge sales figures for Galaxy J smartphones. But while both flagship and mid-range Galaxy phones have been receiving two major Android OS updates for many years, owners of Galaxy J series phones have only been extended the […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J3 (2017) Oreo update released in Russia and the UAE

It looks like while our attention was focused on the Galaxy Note 9 last week, Samsung decided to release the Oreo update for the Galaxy J3 (2017). The Galaxy J3 (2017) Oreo update is available in Russia and the UAE at the moment. It’s the first J series phone to get the Android 8.0 Oreo […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy C9 Pro Android 8.0 Oreo update released in China

The Galaxy C9 Pro is making the jump to Android 8.0 Oreo in China. It seems the update was released at the beginning of August, but we missed it at the time. The update first went out to the unlocked model and it has now been released for the China Mobile variant. The software version […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Samsung’s new roadmap delays Oreo update for budget and mid-range phones to 2019

Samsung may delay the release of the Oreo update for some of its budget and mid-range devices till 2019. We had come across the company’s official roadmap for the Oreo update in the Samsung Members app last month, which said the update would arrive for some devices by December this year. Samsung’s new roadmap now […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J5 (2017) Oreo update may be based on Android 8.0, not 8.1

Another budget Galaxy phone has been certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance with Android 8.0 Oreo onboard. This time, it's the Galaxy J5 (2017), following its little brother, the Galaxy J3 (2017).

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Oreo update for some Galaxy A, C, and J series phones won’t arrive till December

Samsung is no stranger to releasing updates to an existing version of Android after a newer version has debuted, at least when it comes to budget smartphones and tablets. And that may also be the case with the Oreo update for some Galaxy A, Galaxy J, and Galaxy C series of phones. Samsung has a notice posted […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

US unlocked Galaxy S7 Oreo update is finally available for download

One of the reasons why customers opt for unlocked devices is that the firmware updates for these models doesn’t get held up by carriers. However, US unlocked models of Samsung smartphones routinely receive updates later than their carrier-locked counterparts. Samsung does have an explanation for this but many users don’t really care for it, they […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J3 (2017) gets Wi-Fi certification with Android 8.0 Oreo

The Galaxy J3 (2017) has been certified running Android 8.0 Oreo by the Wi-Fi Alliance, bringing the update a step closer to the smallest of Samsung’s J series trio from last year. Now that Samsung has kicked off the rollout of the Oreo update for its mainstream flagships and mid-range devices, it’s only natural for […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J7 (2017) Oreo update will also be based on Android 8.1

Samsung didn’t treat the 2016 iterations of its two most popular budget phones, the Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7, equally with the Nougat update. When the Galaxy J7 (2016) was updated, it received version 7.0 of Android Nougat, while the Galaxy J5 (2016)’s Nougat update came out a few months later with Android version 7.1.1. […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy C9 Pro Oreo update coming soon, reveals Wi-Fi certification

The Galaxy C9 Pro has been certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance running Android 8.0 Oreo, suggesting the official update will soon start making the rounds.

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Rollout of the Galaxy S7 Oreo update is yet to be completed

It’s been more than three months since Samsung first released the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The Galaxy S7 is no longer the latest flagship, so it wasn’t surprising to see the company had taken a bit too long to start rolling out the second major upgrade for […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy A8 (2018) Oreo update now available in a few more countries

The Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) have been sitting on Android 7.0 Nougat for a tad too long at this point, but Samsung doesn’t seem to be very active in making the Oreo update for these devices as widely available as possible. But since the debut of the Galaxy A8 (2018) Oreo update, […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Don’t see the Oreo update on your Galaxy A8 (2018)? Try Smart Switch

More than six months after the Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) hit retail, Samsung has released the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its most premium Galaxy A series offerings. The rollout kicked off in Russia last week, along with some of the neighboring markets. While it can take a few weeks for the […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) Oreo update rolling out in Russia

Samsung has finally released the Galaxy A8 (2018) Oreo update, bringing an end to months of waiting for owners of the company’s latest premium mid-range phones. The Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) are currently being updated to Android 8.0 Oreo in Russia. The rollout seems to have started over the weekend, and since […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy A8/A8+ Android Oreo update will bring Dolby Atmos and new camera UI

Samsung has already rolled out the Android 8.0 Oreo update to many of its flagship and midrange offerings. Given the breadth of its lineup, there are many eligible Galaxy devices still waiting to receive the Oreo update. The Galaxy A8 and A8+, which were launched earlier this year with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, are part of […]

  • By Naresh
  • 4 years ago
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