Samsung starts rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update to Galaxy Note 8 units in India

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi Last updated : December 26, 2018 4:03 pm

The latest update brings a host of interesting feature and Oreo update to the Galaxy Note 8 users in the country.

Samsung has started rolling out rolling Android 8.0 Oreo for its flagship device, the Galaxy Note 8, in India. The latest update brings a host of interesting feature and Oreo update to the Galaxy Note 8 users in the country.


The update is about 1471.27 MB in size and it carries firmware version N950FXXU3CRC1. The update also brings March security patch as well. Users in India can check for the latest update by going to Settings> Software update menu. With this, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be updated to Experience UI 9.0 from 8.5 version. To recall, the brand recently rolled out the Oreo update for the Galaxy Note 8 in France



Samsung Galaxy Note 8


After the Oreo update, the smartphone will have 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. Android Oreo has other features like including Background limits, installation of apps via APK, over 60 new emojis, notification dots, Wide-gamut colour for apps, Snoozing individual notification, Adaptive icons, Keyboard navigation, WebView enhancements and much more. 


Further, a recent listing on Güncelmiyiz, which is a website owned and operated by Samsung Turkey reveals that the company is planning to update Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge with the latest update.  


To recall, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was launched in India for Rs 67,990. The major highlight of the smartphone is the dual rear cameras. This is the first Samsung device to come equipped with a dual-camera setup. The phone sports a combination of 12-megapixel wide-angle lens and 12-megapixel telephoto lens, with both sporting optical image stabilization (OIS). The wide-angle lens comes with aperture f/1.7, 1.4-micron pixel size, 77-degree field of view.


The telephoto lens comes loaded with aperture f/2.4, 2x optical zoom, up to 10x digital zoom. The camera is equipped with different modes including Live focus, food mode, pro mode, panorama and slow motion. For the front, there is an 8-megapixel shooter with autofocus, f/1.7 aperture and wide-angle lens.



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