The Galaxy A8 (2018) was announced at the end of 2017 along with its bigger variant Galaxy A8 Plus. The Galaxy A8 was running Android Nougat 7.1.1, but now it has started receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo in Brazil.

The Oreo 8.0 update was started rolling-out in July primarily only in countries like Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and India. Now Samsung finally began releasing the Android Oreo version for the Brazilian owners of the Galaxy A8.

Bringing improvements in the overall performance of the device, the update also contains interface modifications with Samsung Experience 9.0. In addition, you can see changes in the quick panel, home screen, lock screen, Samsung default keyboard, Samsung Account, My Phone app Search, and more.

Because it is an update packed with changes, it is expected that the update is a bit heavy, reaching up to 1.2 GB. So make sure you use a WiFi network to download. In addition, it is worth mentioning that to install the update, it is advisable that the smartphone is at least 50% battery or connected to a power source.


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