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Samsung Galaxy S8 with Android 8.0 Oreo

Samsung wants the public to test its next take on Android 8.0 Oreo. The beta program has been referred to as the Samsung Experience 9.0 beta, which will be based on Android Oreo and be featured with the Samsung S9.

As of now, Samsung has made a decision to roll out the beta version of the Samsung Experience and give select customers a chance to experience it before the official roll out. Administrators have access to two Samsung tools for configuration and updating: Knox Configure, which lets businesses remotely set up "branded, custom mobile experiences", and Enterprise Firmware Over the Air, which offers centralized control over operating system management and updates for organization-wide IT consistency. As of November 2, "select" handsets will get to use the new software, but they are nonetheless testers, so they'll be expected to give Samsung feedback on performance, stability, usability, and report whatever kinks they find in general.

Samsung has announced a new version of its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone designed specifically for corporate users.

UK S8 owners are only eligible if they have an unlocked device.

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Samsung told PCMag that updates will be pushed out to devices soon. At the end of the beta test, the 900 users who get the most points will win Samsung Points worth 100 yuan which they can actually transfer to payment cards, like Jingdong for example.

The beta testing program for Android 8.0 Oreo on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus has begun.

Of course, it goes without saying that beta testers should expect snags and performance hiccups if they're going to download the update.

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