Google, the Search giant recently launched the Android Oreo OS. Google Pixel and Nexus devices have already started receiving the updates via OTA. That makes other smartphone users think of the update for their device too.We already created an article with the list of devices which will be getting the Android Oreo update.
Samsung phones are sold all across the Globe. It holds a huge share of mobile or smartphone market, that’s why we thought of creating a guide which will not just include the Samsung phones which will be getting the Android Oreo update. But, it will also have the expected time by which that device will be getting an update.
Samsung Phones which are getting Android Oreo update
Android updates play a significant role. It is because of an update in the operating system which brings in new features which make performing tasks on a smartphone easy. Timely and regular updates are necessary. In fact, Motorola and Nokia have advertised some of their devices by promising an update to Android O, i.e. Android Oreo. Let’s see which Samsung phones are getting the Android Oreo update and by when can we expect an update to roll out for that particular device.
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Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Android Oreo update
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus are the first smartphones that come to our mind when we talk about Samsung phones. It is because they are the most popular flagship devices from Samsung. The South Korean giant, released the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus on 21st April 2017 and since both the models are top-rated, they are for sure going to Android Oreo update.
Expected Date for Galaxy S8 Android Oreo update: January 2018 to March 2018.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android Oreo update
Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 8 today, i.e. 23rd August 2017. Although the phone is launched one day after the announcement, we can’t expect the device to come with Android Oreo. It is a powerful phablet and is the latest one from Samsung too. That’s why even the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will surely get the Android Oreo update.
Expected Date for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android Oreo update: January 2018 to March 2018.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Android Oreo update
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is similar to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. However, this model is AT&T exclusive and was recently launched. Since it is an AT&T exclusive device, the update date will depend a lot on AT&T. However, AT&T has always been prominent with OS updates, so we can expect it to be, this time too!
Expected Date for Galaxy S8 Active Android Oreo update: January 2018 to March 2018. The dates may vary depending on AT&T’s schedule.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Android Oreo update
The Samsung Galaxy S7 is now an old phone. However, it still is one of the popular devices, and because of the Note 8 incident, a lot of Samsung fans bought this instead of the Galaxy Note 7. Therefore, we do expect Samsung to provide an Android Oreo update for the Galaxy S7 smartphone series. There is a good chance for it to get an update. However, we won’t increase your hopes by confirming things we aren’t sure about.
Expected Date for Galaxy S7 Android Oreo update: March 2018 to April 2018 (If at all the company is willing to provide an update.)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Android Oreo update
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is AT&T’s exclusive version of the Galaxy S7. We don’t expect an update for this device. However, if at all Samsung provides an Android Oreo update to the unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7, then we shall expect an update on the Galaxy S7 active too.
Expected Date for Galaxy S7 Active Android Oreo update: March 2018 to April 2018 (If at all Samsung provides an update and AT&T plans to schedule it.)
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Android Oreo update
As well all know, Samsung couldn’t continue to sell the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 because of the explosion problems. It makes the Galaxy Note 5, as a technical predecessor to the Galaxy Note 8. Although it is an old device now, there is a slight chance that it might get an update. However, we don’t guarantee any update for the Galaxy Note 5.
Expected Date for Galaxy Note 5 Android Oreo update: Not anytime before June 2018.
Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro Android Oreo update
The Galaxy A series is a smartphone series which comes with a lot of mid-range smartphones with great performance. The Galaxy A series also keeps getting regular and timely updates from Samsung. The Galaxy A9 Pro was launched in March 2016 and since Samsung follows the 2-year support, the devices would get updates until 2 years. Therefore, we can expect an Android Oreo update for the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro.
Expected Date for Galaxy A9 pro Android Oreo update: June 2018 to July 2018
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Android Oreo update
The Samsung Galaxy A7 was launched with Android Marshmallow pre-installed. Later, Samsung also pushed an Android Nougat update for the Galaxy A7 (2017). It was launched in January 2017. That makes it fall under the 2-year update support, so we can expect the Android Oreo update for the Galaxy A7 too.
Expected Date for Galaxy A7 pro update: May 2018 to June 2018
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Android Oreo update
The Galaxy A5 is one among the most popular mid-ranged phones from Samsung. It looks premium and works smoothly. The device is expected to get a Nougat update before the end of this year and since this device was launched earlier this year, this for sure will get the Android Oreo update too.
Expected Date for Galaxy A5 Android Oreo update: June 2018 to December 2018.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Android Oreo update
The Samsung Galaxy J7 smartphone series is the most powerful when it comes to the J series smartphones. The Galaxy J7 Max is not a very popular smartphone, but there are some users who bought this device. The device comes with a MediaTek chipset and that could cause a little delay in getting the Android Oreo update. However, since it was launched very recently, it surely will get the Android Oreo update.
Expected Date for Galaxy J7 Max Android Oreo update: After July 2018.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt Android Oreo update
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt was announced in July 2017 is one among the recently launched smartphones by Samsung. The device already runs on the Android Nougat OS. However, We all know, the company follows a 2-year support policy for OS updates. So it for sure is getting the Android Oreo update, but when? There is no guaranteed update delivery time, however, we are analyzing the Samsung updates from the past and shall provide a time frame.
Expected Date for Galaxy J7 Nxt Android Oreo update: After May 2018
Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime Android Oreo update
The Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime was launched last year. Although launched last year, the device is very popular among people. According to us, the device will skip the Android Nougat update and straightly receive the Android Oreo update. However, we aren’t very sure about this. If this does happen, you shall go with our expected date. If not, the update might not come.
Expected Date for Galaxy J5 Prime Android Oreo update: June 2018 to September 2018.
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