Google has released the Android 8.0 Oreo firmware. Android 8.0’s knapsack is filled with many features that we haven’t seen on a firmware before. Google has emphasized on the performance and battery life in the new Android 8.0 Oreo. Now that the firmware is finally out, manufacturers like Samsung, Sony, LG, Motorola, Huawei, and others are gearing up towards the release of Android Oreo for their flagship and other recent devices.
Out of the aforementioned manufacturers, Samsung is the one that occupies a major share in the smartphone market. All eyes are on Samsung regarding what phones it’s going to update. Samsung has a very long lineup of smartphones that it released recently including the flagships and mid-rangers. Samsung is also among the manufacturers who literally are more than slow when it comes to software updates. But it’s better late than never. Keeping an eye on the track-record of Android updates for the Samsung devices, it’s very easy to conclude what devices will happen to be lucky for Android Oreo.
Are you wondering about Galaxy phones that will get Android 8.0 Oreo update? Here’s a list of the Samsung Galaxy devices that will most probably be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo by the end of the year 2017 and the year 2018.
Samsung Galaxy phones that will get Android 8.0 Oreo update
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8
- Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition – Former Galaxy Note 7
- Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Active & Galaxy S7 Edge
- Samsung Galaxy A3, A5 & A7 (2017 Variants Only)
- Samsung Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 (2017 Variants Only)
- Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
- Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
- Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime & Galaxy J7 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
These are the Android phones which may or may not get the Android 8.0 Oreo update
- Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro
- Galaxy A8 2016
- Galaxy J5 & J7 2016
- Galaxy A3 2017
- Galaxy Tab S2
- Galaxy Tab A
Regarding the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge/S6 Edge Plus, we can absolutely say nothing at all. It totally depends on Samsung’s mood whether it wants to update 2 or 3 years old smartphones to the latest and greatest version of Android. For instance, Samsung just updates the Galaxy S5 Neo to Android Nougat today. This update is totally unexpected as it’s a variant of the Galaxy S5 which lasted on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. So, we can only hope for the best for now.