Samsung is working on the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its flagship devices, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Now, the company’s representative has confirmed that the devices will receive the latest stable Android 8.0 Oreo update in early 2018.
According to a report by SamMobile, a Samsung representative from the UK Beta team has reiterated that the final version of the Oreo update could be released either by the end of January or “maybe early February” if there is no more issue with the update. Recently, the brand has rolled out the third beta update of Oreo. Currently, both the smartphones run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Samsung Experience user interface running on top of it.
Further, the representative has confirmed that the smartphones will receive the fourth Beta update shortly. Post getting Oreo update, users can enjoy different features. To start with, there is a picture-in-picture mode that lets users to two tasks simultaneously. So, for example, one can minimise a YouTube video while sending a text message or writing an email. Google has also introduced Android Vitals, which helps in optimizing battery life, startup time and more. Under system optimizations, the company had made it easier to run faster and smoother.
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Then there are the Notification dots, which are basically tiny chat heads for notifications. The user can long-tap on a Notification Dot and it will preview the notification, and one can swipe to dismiss, drag down to see the full notification or tap to open the app. Google made it easier to remember your passwords with Autofill framework. This allows users to autofill the user id and passwords, which makes it easier to log in to different apps, while you are setting up a new device.