Samsung readying Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8, S8+


These small features made Android 7.0 more stable.

Such is the case with the recently released Android 8.0 Oreo update, in which some users are reporting that despite WiFi being turned on, their devices are still consuming mobile data.

9to5Google discovered the name of the future Android update.

Google's Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X Android Oreo updates are now available to beta testers. Moreover, the Pixel 2 duo are expected to carry some new features that are not available on the existing version of Android 8.0.

We haven't seen any users report a widespread Nexus 6P or Nexus 5X Android Oreo push so we suspect Google's pushed the roll out back to an unknown date.

However, it may take a bit since Android Oreo was launched just a few weeks ago, on August 21.

Android 8.1 seems to be accompanied by a bump in the SDK version, in the sense that it involves enough changes to the API set in order to warrant a new SDK number. Further, the features like Six Boot navigation, AOSP camera, AOSP messaging, Oreo system colors, Oreo Pixel stock sounds and even Android 8.0 bar icons are also there in the Custom ROM.

The second-gen Pixels will be the first devices to launch running Android 8.1, when the same lands in October.

Again, the Bisto smart headphones (being work in progress) by Google would be found in the notification message, denoting the headphones' battery level. The list of devices for which AOSP Oreo and Lineage OS 15 ROMs are available is updated regularly. Once fully convinced that the there are no bugs and glitches that might harm the smooth functioning of the smartphone and only then Samsung will deploy the update en masse via OTA (Over-The-Air) before the end of December 2017.