Samsung has reportedly started working on Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones. The report is coming from SamMobile citing “reliable sources” and mentions that the team is currently working on the firmware development for the two flagships.
It does not mention any specific details related to the update but says that the firmware version could be G955FXXU1BQI1 and G950FXXU1BQI1 for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ respectively. It is unknown when exactly Samsung would be releasing the latest Android version but it is likely, it will begin with a beta testing program before moving on to the public release of the Oreo update.
Google announced the public availability of Android Oreo last month and since then, a bunch of OEMs have confirmed their plans for rolling out the update to their respective devices. Sony and HTC have announced a list of devices, HMD Global will be updating all Nokia devices, and even OnePlus has started closed beta testing for the OnePlus 3.
As the time is passing by, more and more smartphone brands are unveiling their plans for the Oreo update. We will keep you updated as more information will keep appearing.