Android 8.1 Oreo starts rolling out for Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+


Samsung’s Galaxy A8 and the Galaxy A8+ in the A series have started receiving Android 8.1 Oreo software update.

The software update can be downloaded via OTA update and will eventually reach out to all the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ users.

The update has introduced support for 4G VoLTE for both the SIM cards, along with the security patch for July.

For those who have forgotten, the Galaxy A8+ has dual shooters at the front, rated at 16-megapixel and 8-megapixel with front focus and supports the Samsung Live Focus which creates the bokeh effect. The rear camera stands at 16-megapixel featuring LED flash. The device also supports the Food mode camera feature.

The device sports a 6.0-inch full HD+ AMOLED Infinity display and is powered by Exynos 7885 processor. It comes in two RAM/ROM configurations- 4GB of RAM/32GB of ROM and 6GB of RAM/64GB of ROM, both the options expandable up to 256GB via a memory card. The Galaxy A8+ sources its power from a 3,500mAh battery. Additionally, the smartphone is accompanied by a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, comes with IP68 certification, and supports Samsung Pay.

The younger sibling- the Galaxy A8 comes with a smaller 5.6-inch Infinity display, 4GB of RAM, 32GB and 64GB internal storage options, and a smaller 3,000mAh battery. Other specs remain the same as the Galaxy A8+.

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