Leaked firmware files reveal probable Samsung devices set to receive Android Oreo update

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 05 Feb 2018
Leaked firmware files reveal probable Samsung devices set to receive Android Oreo update
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A list of XML files found in the leaked Oreo beta for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tip at the devices, which are expected to receive the Android Oreo update.

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Samsung has yet to roll out the Android Oreo update for its smartphones, except for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus who have received the beta Oreo update. Now, XDA developers have posted a list of Samsung devices (including smartphones and tablets), which could soon receive the latest Android flavour. The XML list was uncovered while digging through the framework-res file of the unreleased Android Oreo beta for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. 

The report states that even though there are device code names in the list, it's not assured that the listed devices will receive the Android Oreo update. 

Flagship Samsung Galaxy Smartphones that may receive Android Oreo:

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (great)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note FE (gracer)
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 (hero)
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (hero2)
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Active (cruiserlte)
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 (dream)
  • Samsung Galaxy S8+ (dream2)

Samsung Galaxy A series smartphones, which could receive Android Oreo:

  • Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 (a3y17)
  • Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (a5y17)
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (a7y17)
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 SM-A810 (a8xe)
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (jackpotlte)
  • Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (jackpot2lte)

Samsung Galaxy J series smartphones, which could receive Android Oreo:

  • Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (j3y17)
  • Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (j5y17)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (j7y17)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7+ (jadelte)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Duos 2017 (j7duo)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Max (j7max)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (j7velte)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime (j7popelte)
  • Samsung Galaxy W2018 (kellylte)

Samsung Galaxy Tablets that may get Android Oreo:

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 SM-T355 (gt58lte)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 SM-T380/T385 2017 (gta2s)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM-T580 (gtaxl)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 (gtactive2)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab E 8.0 (gtesvelte)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T825 (gts3)

The report also expects some other Samsung smartphones, which were not mentioned in the list, to receive the Android Oreo updates as they were released within the past two years. The list includes: 

  • Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
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