Samsung to host Galaxy S8, S8+ Oreo Beta Program: Here’s when and where it is expected to go live
In August following the launch of Android Oreo, Google started seeding the update to Nexus and Pixel devices. Other OEM’s starting releasing the list of eligible devices for the update. But months after this only Sony did what they said, that too only with the Xperia XZ premium. Reports suggest that Samsung now is going to launch a open-beta program for Oreo 8.0 soon.
Samsung’s Android open beta program for Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be available in South Korea, the United States of America and the United Kingdom in the first phase. In the coming phases European region with countries such as Germany, Spain, France, Poland and in Asia, India and China are expected to be on the list.
As per reports, the program will go live this week and interested Galaxy S8 and S8+ users can register and they will receive the update via OTA and will have to fill a feedback form for any bugs or issues. Once the company realises the software is bug-free it will roll-out to the masses. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is expected to follow the same schedule as the Galaxy S8.
What’s new in Android Oreo for Galaxy S8?
Including number of enhancements such as faster booting, extended battery life by cutting down on unnecessary activities of apps in the background, more fluid experiences to phones and tablets as well as improvements in security via Google Play Protect that checks suspicious activities and malware in an application there comes the bragging rights to having the newest OS.
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It also brings features like picture-in-picture which enables for a app to run on top of another app just like i desktop interface. One of the best improvements in Android Oreo is the rescue party feature which helps you to recover your device from the constant Boot loops.