Here’s when the Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8, and 28 other devices will get the Android Pie update

Update 12/27: We have added more devices to the list below thanks to a screenshot from the Samsung Members app posted in our forums. One notable addition is the Samsung Galaxy Note FE. Other new devices include the Samsung Galaxy A6, Galaxy A6+, Galaxy J4+, and Galaxy J8

Android Pie, in itself, brought several changes to the Android framework itself, as well as to the user interface and the overall user experience. Some features were introduced, and some were removed, for better or worse, but the overall experience is a lot different from Android Oreo. Android Pie has been released now to several devices from many manufacturers, either in stable or beta status. And with 2019 being just a week away, Samsung has now detailed their official One UI (Android 9 Pie) update roadmap which includes devices like the Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S9, Galaxy Note 9, and many others.

Samsung’s One UI update brings a system-wide dark theme, a redesign with an emphasis on one-handed ease-of-use, new full-screen gestures, and more (here’s our full review.) Flagship phones like the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are already receiving the update and the Galaxy Note 9 is already running beta builds. The official update roadmap has gone live on the Samsung Members app, detailing Android Pie update ETAs for 24 Samsung Galaxy flagship and mid-range phones. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Samsung Galaxy S9+ are obviously first on the list, with both devices expected to globally receive a stable One UI update by January. The Galaxy Note 9 will then follow in February, while their previous generation flagship phones, the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Galaxy Note 8 are set to receive the update by March. Their mid-range/low-end devices will then follow from April onwards.

When will my Samsung Galaxy device get Android Pie with One UI?

Samsung’s Android Pie update roadmap goes as follows:

Galaxy S9 ForumsGalaxy S9+ ForumsGalaxy Note 9 Forums

Galaxy S8 ForumsGalaxy S8+ ForumsGalaxy Note 8 Forums

Galaxy A7 2018 ForumsGalaxy A8 2018 ForumsGalaxy A8+ 2018 Forums

Galaxy J3 2017 ForumsGalaxy J4+ ForumsGalaxy J4+ ForumsGalaxy J7 2017 Forums

Galaxy Tab A Series ForumsGalaxy Tab S3 ForumsGalaxy Tab S4 Forums

There are some notable omissions from the list, particularly including the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge—both devices have already received their 2 major updates (Android Nougat and Android Oreo) and are thus not eligible for another one. Also excluded from this list is the Galaxy Note FE (Galaxy Note 7), which was rumored a few weeks back to be receiving the Android Pie update.

If you have the Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy Note 8, you can install the closed Android Pie One UI beta right now. Here’s our tutorial for the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Galaxy Note 8.

Is your device receiving the update? Let us know down in the comments.


Via: SamMobile

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