In the race of getting better, Samsung is upgrading the user interface of Galaxy Devices. And this time, the South Korean tech giant said the Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 9.0 update would come soon.
According to Samsung, the Galaxy S8 Android Pie update will come after a beta update in 2019. The critically and commercially acclaimed Galaxy S8 was the 2017 flagship device. This indicates that the Galaxy S8 will get the treatment of the flagship devices.
Samsung Galaxy S8 was the only Galaxy smartphone which ran the Android Oreo beta. And this made it the first device to get the official version of Android Oreo. Things will change when Oreo comes to the device.
First Galaxy devices to get Android Pie
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and the Galaxy S9 are the recent flagships. These Galaxy smartphones are at the top spot; hence, they are first in command to get Android 9.0.
Android 9.0 will comes to these devices along with Galaxy S8 and S8 plus with One UI. The user interface is Samsung’s latest user interface for running at the top of Android 9.
Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are in the backseat. Nevertheless, Samsung confirmed that the 2017 flagships would upgrade to Android 9 in the first quarter of 2019.
Release date: Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Android 9
Samsung has not yet come out with an official change log. But people keeping tabs on the tech industry, most important smartphone industry know how Android 9 will look like.
The South Korean smartphone maker is testing a wide array of changes. It looks like Samsung plans to bring the new upgraded software from the newer models. Samsung might distribute the software to a few older devices such as Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8.
Android 9 beta and Samsung Galaxy S8
The global variant of Galaxy S8 G950F and S8 Plus G955F have great luck as of now. Samsung releases the Android Pie beta update version.
Users can now download the beta update version of Android Pie. Users in the UK, as well as India, should be happy as Samsung brings the beta version to these markets.
Samsung calls the Android Pie beta software version as ZSA5. The US variant of Samsung Galaxy S8, G950U, and G955U for Galaxy S8 Plus have a leak Android 9 update. The unofficial leak software version is DRL6.
Samsung has come up with a couple of Android 9 Pie beta updates for Galaxy S9 Plus, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9.
Samsung One User Interface
In the Samsung Developer Conference, the South Korean tech giant provided a few details for releasing One UI beta. Samsung will release the full version of One UI for Galaxy S9 as well as Note 9.
For the Galaxy S9 users, they can check out the new User Interface of One UI right along Android 9 Pie on the Galaxy S8.
Samsung Galaxy S8 will not stay out of the race. The South Korean company will provide all the good stuff about One UI beta to the Galaxy S8.
Samsung Galaxy S8 One UI
There is an official beta for Samsung Galaxy S8 with model no. SM-G950F as well as SM-G950FD. The version CRL3 needs the Android Oreo version. Users can install the firmware file by utilizing Odin.
The version ZSA5 comes with an OTA file update. To install this version of One UI, the user has to install the OTA file via ADB sideload/SDcard.
The official beta for Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus – Version CRL3 comes with Android Oreo version. To install the firmware file, people need Odin.
The Version ZSA5 is also an official Android 9 beta with One User Interface. The updates come as OTA file and it needs an ADB sideload/SDcard to install the update.