The big question for Android devices is ‘Will it get the latest Android O update?’.
Except Google Pixels we cannot list the devices getting the latest Android ‘O’ update. But we can easily confirm for some devices like the HTC u11, Samsung Galaxy S8. Of course, these flagship devices will get the Android ‘O’ update. Due to the problem of different skins by different OEMs, it seems like not all devices will get Android 8.0.
But what about other cheaper Android devices? We cannot say for all but we have the list of Galaxy devices that will probably get the Android ‘O’ update.
Make sure to bookmark this article as we are going to regularly update it as the new devices are added to the list.
Let’s first see the confirmed devices getting Android ‘O’ update.
Devices that will probably get Android ‘O’ update
- Galaxy S8
- Galaxy S8+
- Galaxy Note 8
- Galaxy S7
- Galaxy S7 edge
- Galaxy S7 Active
- Galaxy A7 (2017)
- Galaxy A5 (2017)
- Galaxy A3 (2017)
- Galaxy J7 (2017)
- Galaxy J5 (2017)
- Galaxy Note FE
- Galaxy Tab S3
- Galaxy C9 Pro
- Galaxy C7 Pro
- Galaxy J7 Prime (OnNxt)
These were the devices which are confirmed to get Android ‘O’ update. Now let’s see devices which may or may not get the next Android 8.0 update. These devices are especially relevent for getting the OS upgrade.
These galaxy devices may or may not get Android 8.0.
- Galaxy A9 Pro
- Galaxy A8 (2016)
- Galaxy J7 (2016)
- Galaxy J5 (2016)
- Galaxy J3 (2017)
Tablet devices such as Galaxy Tab S2 VE (2016 models) and Galaxy Tab A (2016 models) may or may not get Android ‘O’ update.
Now, the devices which will not get Android 8.0 update
- Galaxy S6 series
- Galaxy Note 5
- Galaxy A7 (2016)
- Galaxy A5 (2016)
- Galaxy A3 (2016)
- Galaxy J3 (2016)
- Galaxy J2 (2016)
- Galaxy J1 variants
It is unfortunate for these users who are not getting OS upgrade on their phones. Maybe these devices get the latest Android.
Samsung has already stopped OS upgrades on devices like Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5.
Note that this information and most of all devices we mentioned are based on external sources. It is most noteworthy that this information is not official yet. Let us know in the comments section below if we missed any device.
We will keep updating as we get the solids information on these devices.
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