Leaked: Samsung Galaxy Tab A2 S to arrive in two variants

Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Could Be First In Line

Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017) sports an 8-inch WXGA TFT display with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. Up front, the Galaxy Tab A (2017) is seen with thick bezels around the display.

Other Samsung handsets that are expected to get the firmware are the Galaxy On7, Galaxy C5, Galaxy C7, Galaxy C7 Pro and the Galaxy C5 Pro. While the company is still mum on the Android Oreo upgrade for its devices.

You can also manually check availability of the new software by going to - "Settings" "About phone" "System updates" "Check For Update". It arrives as version number G610FDDU1BQH9, G610FODD1BQH9 and G610FDDU1BQH5 depending on the device variant.

Samsung's Galaxy S8 Oreo update isn't the only Android 8.0 update in the works.

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For now, there is no word on the exact date as to when Samsung might begin rolling out the beta test. It may be recalled that Samsung had earlier adopted a similar rollout strategy for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Further, the latest Android OS version also brings in "Double Tap" on the Recent button to switch between the two most recent apps which come in very handy at times. The device also comes with 5MP sensor. As regards the dimensions, it measures 212.1 x 124.1 x 8.9mm and weighs 364 grams. In About phone section click on Software Update.

Industry insiders are saying this Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 is one and the same as the Samsung Galaxy Tab A2 that will be launched in some regions.

Soon after introducing the Galaxy C8 smartphone with dual rear camera setup in China, South Korean electronics company Samsung on Saturday announced the launch of its latest budget-oriented tablet, dubbed as the "Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)" in Vietnam. The device - which is now on pre-orders have managed to receive over 395,000 pre-booking request in just 13 days.

"We're thrilled to see the strong consumer response to the next level Note", said Tim Baxter, president and chief executive officer, Samsung Electronics North America. "We built the Galaxy Note8 for people who desire a device that lets them be productive and allows for self-expression".

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