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These Galaxy devices will be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

by Adeel YounasMarch 10, 2018

Not many topics keep Android users on their toes as much as big, feature-rich updates. And with the Android 8.0 Oreo update on the horizon, we are once more bombarded with questions. Will the Galaxy S8 get that update? When can I update my Galaxy S7? How about my Galaxy S6? Here we share what we know. Be smart and bookmark, since we’ll be updating this article whenever new information surfaces.

We’ll get right to the question of which device will be updated, but we can not make any predictions regarding a timeline. So, for example, we can say that the Galaxy S8 will, of course, get the Android 8.0 update, but we do not yet know when. If you’re looking for all the latest news about Samsung’s Galaxy and Android Oreo, scroll down past these lists to find all headlines with related news.

These Galaxy devices will get Android 8.0 Oreo

  • Galaxy S8 – updated
  • Galaxy S8+ – updated
  • Galaxy S8 Active – updated
  • Galaxy Note 8 – updated
  • Galaxy Note FE – updated
  • Galaxy S7 – Android 8.0 will be the second major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy S7 edge – Android 8.0 will be the second major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy S7 Active – Android 8.0 will be the second major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy A8 (2018) – Android 8.0 will be the first major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy A8+ (2018) – Android 8.0 will be the first major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy A7 (2017) – Android 8.0 will be the second major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy A5 (2017) – Android 8.0 will be the second major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy A3 (2017) – Android 8.0 will be the second major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy J7 (2017)/Pro – J7 models usually get at least one major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy J5 (2017)/Pro – J5 models usually get at least one major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy J7 Max – Android 8.0 will be the first major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy C9 Pro – Android 8.0 will be the first major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy C7 Pro – Android 8.0 will be the first major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy Tab S3 – flagship tablets usually get two major OS upgrades

These Galaxy devices may or may not get Android 8.0

  • Galaxy S6 series – received two major Android upgrades but here are some rumors
  • Galaxy A9 Pro – Android 8.0 Oreo would be the 2nd OS upgrade, but unsure for now
  • Galaxy A8 (2016) – Android 8.0 would be the 2nd OS upgrade, but unsure for now
  • Galaxy J7 (2016) – update track record unclear, already has one major upgrade
  • Galaxy J5 (2016) – update track record unclear, already has one major upgrade
  • Galaxy J3 (2017) – not all previous J3 models received a major OS upgrade
  • Galaxy Tab S2 VE (2016 models) – update track record unclear
  • Galaxy Tab A (2016 models) – update track record unclear
  • Galaxy J7 Prime (OnNxt) – hasn’t yet received Nougat

These Galaxy devices will not get Android 8.0

  • Galaxy S5 series – no more major OS upgrades
  • Galaxy Note 5 – received two major Android upgrades before
  • Galaxy A7 (2016) – received two major Android upgrades before
  • Galaxy A5 (2016) – received two major Android upgrades before
  • Galaxy A3 (2016) – received two major Android upgrades before
  • Galaxy J3 (2016) – has not received an OS upgrade, unlikely to do so later
  • Galaxy J2 (2016) – has not received an OS upgrade, unlikely to do so later
  • Galaxy J1 variants – these devices usually do not receive OS upgrades
About The Author
Adeel Younas
Founder of 'The Tech'. Information Security Researcher, Freelancer, Blogger, Developer and Part-Time White Hat Hacker.

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