Samsung Galaxy Note8 started to upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo

By: Elena Shcherban | 06.01.2018, 20:51
Samsung Galaxy Note8 started to upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo

Some owners of Samsung Galaxy Note8 began to receive an update to Android 8.0 Oreo. Despite   lack of official comments, the " lucky ones " installed the firmware R16NW.N950FXXU2CRA1.DM on   your fear and   risk   - and   all went well.

Obviously, this is just a test run. Since the update was   all owners of Galaxy Note8, you can conclude that this is a test before the large-scale release of Android 8.0 Oreo.


Why is this strange?

It's amazing, but   Galaxy Note 8 is not even   participated in   beta program . Now the test firmware was received only by a small group of owners of Galaxy S8 and   Galaxy S8 Plus, and   the " trial " of the beta version will be completed on January 15. Yes   and   at   Samsung has not yet   comment on the update Galaxy Note8.

What changed

Owners of the devices that received the firmware report   some innovations, including:

  • keyboard update;
  • features support for "Picture-in   picture " ;
  • opening a special application menu with a long click on the   icon;
  • secret folder can remain open until   As long as the screen does not   will go out;
  • support for the AutoFill API (in   including from   biometrics) for all applications and   browser;
  • color multimedia notifications;
  • category of notifications;
  • setting for notification icons;
  • the keyboard supports the search for GIF images ;
  • additional options for highlighting the edges of the display;
  • The ability to back up a secret folder in the   Samsung cloud;
  • support for high-quality Bluetooth audio codecs;
  • password management of standard and   third-party applications with   using the Samsung Pass.

In addition, the firmware has brought and   January security patch.

Source: Reddit , The Android Soul