Samsung is rolling out a new update to its older flagship device, the Galaxy S8 that brings a host of interesting features. The new update brings Super Slow Motion and AR Emojis, which was introduced with the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9.
Multiple users of the Galaxy S8 are now reporting about the new update, which is around 553.10MB in size and brinG950FXXU4CRI5gs version G950FXXU4CRI5/G950FXXU4CRI1. Starting with the Super Slow Motion video, Galaxy S8 users will be able to slow-mo videos at 480fps in 720p resolution. The update also brings AR Emojis to the flagship smartphone. For the unintended, AR Emoji’s is Samsung’s attempt to tackle Apple’s Animojis. It basically creates a 3D emoji of the users, which can be used to share on different platforms.
|Samsung Galaxy S8|
|Display||5.8-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED|
|Processor||Samsung Exynos 8895 SoC|
|Memory||4GB RAM + 64GB ROM|
|Software||Android 8.0 Oreo|
Apart from this, the update also brings the September security patch to the table. Additionally, it brings bug fixes and device stability improvements, new and/or enhanced features and some improvements to performance. Interestingly, once you update to the latest version, you will not be able to downgrade to older versions because of the updates to the security policy. The update is currently rolling out for the European markets and there is no information whether the update will be rolled in India.
Previously, the company released a similar update to the Galaxy Note 8. The latest update to the Note 8 brings Slow-Motion video recording to the camera as well as the ability to send AR emojis. Samsung is seeding a package weighing in at 712MB to the Galaxy Note 8 which shifts the build number of the device to N950FXXU5CRHA.