SamMobile reported that Samsung is now testing Google's latest mobile operating system for its Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, with S8 under the software number G950FXXU1BQI1 and the S8 Plus under the software number G955FXXU1BQI1. The latest device from the company has been spotted on Geekbench running on Android 8.0 Oreo suggesting the first beta is going to hit the device very soon. The Android Oreo update for other devices will be rolled out before December, would be along with the possible Nokia 2 budget series smartphone.
HMD Global has been teasing the new software for its smartphones for a number of weeks, but the launch of the official software update has been delayed. On the rear, there is a 20MP Telephoto lens which will be accompanied with a 16MP secondary camera. It contradicts earlier reports that the handset would have a 5.5-inch QHD OLED display with 1,440x2,560 screen resolution. There is a fingerprint sensor like its predecessors which can unlock the device in 0.2 seconds and provide more security.
During the announcement, it was also disclosed that the update to Oreo will arrive on some devices earlier than others. The company launched the smartphone in two configurations: a 6GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage and an 8GB of RAM with 128GB of built-in storage.
Samsung is already rumoured to be hard at work on its own update, and it seems rival OnePlus is set to follow suit. Are you excited to receive this update? However, OnePlus has not revealed any beta software as such for the Oreo build. Comment in the section below and stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more. There is no word on exactly when the official update will roll out onto devices.