Samsung has rolled out Android 9.0 Pie update to the Galaxy A8+ (2018). The phone was launched last year with Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system. Later on, the phone received Android 8.0 Oreo update. The Android Pie update is currently rolling out across Russia.
SamMobile reports that Samsung has released an Over-The-Air(OTA) update for Galaxy A8+ users. The new update carries build number A730FXXU4CSB9 for the A8+. The update also brings the February Android security patch level.
Since the update is being rolled out over-the-air, it may take some time before it comes to your device and will reach all the users in the coming weeks. One can also manually check for the update by going to Settings ->About Phone -> Software Update. Before starting the update, your device should be at least 50% charged with a stable Wi-Fi network.
The Android Pie update will bring features like adaptive battery, adaptive brightness, App Actions, new gesture navigation system, simplified volume controls, revamped split screen, improved DND mode, notification management, Digital Wellbeing and more.
To recap the specs of Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018), the phone features 6.0-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with both sporting a screen resolution of 2220 x 1080 pixels. The Galaxy A8+ (2018) bears a dual front camera of 16-megapixel and an 8-megapixel with aperture of f/1.9. For the rear, there is a 16-megapixel sensor with aperture f/1.7 and LED flash. Under the hood is an Exynos 7885 octa-core SoC, 6GB of RAM, and 64GB internal storage.