Google is expected to debut the Android 8.0 update in August this year. The search engine giant has recently released the third developer preview of Android 8.0 and in July, it is expected to launch fourth developer preview. As mentioned before, the Android 8.0 update would be officially released in August and is speculated to arrive first to Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Samsung is not known for quickly releasing major Android updates for its devices. However, a list of Galaxy devices that are expected to get the update and the ones that won’t be updated have been revealed by Sam Mobile.
Samsung Galaxy Devices to Receive Android 8.0 Update
The Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 will be receiving Android 8.0 update as the first major software update. This suggests that the Note 8 would be preloaded with Android 7.0 Nougat. The Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S7 Active, Galaxy A7 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017), and Galaxy A3 (2017) will be receiving Android 8.0 update as the second major software upgrade.
The Galaxy Note FE, Galaxy J7 Prime (OnNxt), Galaxy C9 Pro and Galaxy C7 Pro would be also receiving Android 8.0 as the first major software update. The 2017 editions of Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J5 and Galaxy Tab S3 would be also receiving Android 8.0 update.
Samsung Galaxy Devices that are not Very Sure to Get Android 8.0 Update
The Galaxy A9 Pro, Galaxy A8 (2016), Galaxy J7 (2016), Galaxy J5 (2017), Galaxy J3 (2017), Galaxy Tab S2 VE (2016 variants) and Galaxy Tab A (2016 variants) may or may not receive the Android 8.0 update.
Samsung Galaxy Devices that Won’t be Receiving Android 8.0 Update
The Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge+, Galaxy Note 5 and 2016 editions of Galaxy A7, Galaxy A5, and Galaxy A3 have already received two major Android upgrades. Hence, they won’t be getting Android O upgrade. The 2016 models of Galaxy J3, Galaxy J2 and Galaxy J1 have not received any OS update and are unlikely to get Android O.