It has been waiting until the penultimate week of the month, but Samsung has arrived on time and has fulfilled its promise to update the Samsung Galaxy S8 to Android 9 Pie before the month of February comes to an end .
The company’s flagship phone launched at the beginning of 2017 was the last of the brand’s flagships that remained to receive its cake ration, and as they point out from SamMobile , both the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 + begin today to upgrade to the latest version of Android , accompanied by the company’s new software, One UI.
After the Note8, it is the turn of the Galaxy S8 and S8 +: the update to Android 9 is now available
The first to receive the latest version of the system from among the entire South Korean catalog was the Galaxy S9, and later Samsung decided to upgrade to his family’s big duo. Later, it was the Samsung Galaxy Note8 the model that took a leap of version to stand up to the majority of first-level mobiles of 2019, and now it is the Galaxy S8 that receives the update.
Apparently, the first Galaxy S8 models to receive the new version are those with Exynos processor destined for the German market. Therefore, it is very likely that, if there are no problems in the deployment, all European Galaxy S8 can have Android 9 throughout this week or the next. The update has a weight close to 1.6 GB, and comes under the firmware version G950FXXU4DSBA –Galaxy S8– and G955FXXU4DSBA –Galaxy S8 + – . In addition, it includes the security patch corresponding to the month of February 2019, the last one available.
Beyond the news and changes of Android 9 Pie that we saw in more detail at the time of its analysis , the latest version reaches the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 + with One UI , the renewed Samsung customization layer that focuses its efforts to clean the interface, and make it more friendly and simple to use, taking the menus to the bottom of the screen. It also incorporates a new dark theme, and many other interesting news .