Samsung Oreo Update – List of Eligible Phones & Tablets

Google has finally named the new Android version as Android Oreo in partnership with Cadbury. A number of Samsung Galaxy phones are expected to get the Android 8.0 Oreo update and here is the list of qualifying Samsung Oreo update devices list and check whether your device is eligible or not to receive the Oreo software treatment.

Samsung Oreo Update List:

Samsung, the South Korean smartphone giant has recorded for carrying out the software update to most devices and updates are delivered on time. It happened with Android Nougat as well.

This time, the similar thing would be repeated by the Samsung as they will update a number of devices with the latest Oreo update. Android 8.0 Oreo has a great list of features and improvements included in the update.

The Samsung Galaxy Oreo update is the matter of a couple of months for many flagship phones. If you are wondering when your Samsung Galaxy phone will receive the Android 8.0 treatment, then you have arrived at the right place to get the actual info. Do check out your device in the list here.

The following are the Samsung phones expected to get the Android Oreo update

The following phones will not get the update to Android Oreo –

  • Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (J710F, J710FN, J7108)
  • Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy On5
  • Samsung Galaxy On8
  • Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy On8 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy A8
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Galaxy J7 Prime
  • Galaxy Tab E 8.0

The following phones will not get this major update –

  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport

Samsung Oreo Phones

The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are expected to be first phones to have Android 8.0 Oreo OS out of the box. The devices are expected to launch at MWC 2018. Until then enjoy the Oreo features through upgraded OS on your smartphone.

Galaxy Note 8 Oreo update

The Galaxy Note 8 is among the prime handset to get the Android Oreo update and it will be arriving by the end of the year.

Looks like the user will not have to wait much for the Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 update.

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Galaxy S8 Oreo update

Just like Galaxy Note 8, the Galaxy S8 is the flagship Samsung phone that represents the smartphone company. The phone with IRIS scanner will get the update by the end of the year. Indeed, the company confirmed that they are working on the latest Oreo build for the device and it also qualifies for the upcoming Android 8.1 update.

The update will be arriving to carrier variants too, like the Galaxy S8 Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, US Cellular, MetroPCS, Cricket Wireless, Telus, Sasktel, Fido, O2, FF and other carriers worldwide.

Eligible Models: Versions: S8 SM-G950FD Global Dual-SIM, SM-G950F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); Galaxy S8 G950U (USA Unlocked); G950A (AT&T); G950P (Sprint); G950T (T-Mobile); G950V (Verizon); G950R4 (US Cellular); G950W (Canada); G950S/G950K/G950L (South Korea); G9500 (China).

Update(September 22nd): The test for S8 Android Oreo update is going on and the OTA roll-out delivery could happen soon.

Galaxy S8 Active Oreo update

The latest S Active model will get the Oreo treatment officially and we might have both AT&T(SM-G892A), T-Mobile(SM-G892T) and the unlocked SM-G892U seeing the limelight.

AT&T has confirmed the update roll out to SM-G892A smartphone on April 1, 2018.

Galaxy S7 Oreo update

2016 flagship Samsung phone too will get the Android 8.0 Oreo update by the start of CES 2017. The same goes for the Galaxy S7 Duos.

Eligible Models: G930F (Worldwide Unlocked); SM-G930FD (Southeast Asia and Global) and SM-G930W8 (Canada).

Galaxy S7 Edge Oreo update

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge does qualify to get the Oreo update.

Galaxy S8 Plus Android Oreo update

The Galaxy S8 Plus Oreo update will happen in Q1, 2018.

Galaxy S8 Active Oreo update

The AT&T Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892A will get the Android 8.0 update but it could take much more than the other devices but it’s just sold by AT&T in the United States and carrier variants do take a lot of time for software update delivery.

Note: The carrier variants too will get the update.

The unlocked variant will get the update much early than its corresponding carrier variants.

US Carrier on Galaxy S6, S6 Plus Oreo Update

It’s quite surprising that US Carriers have included the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Plus smartphone to the Oreo roll-out roster.

List of Samsung Galaxy Phone Not Getting the Android Oreo Update

Sadly, the following devices will not be included in the new update roll out plans –

  • Galaxy S5
  • Galaxy Note 4
  • Galaxy Grand Prime Plus
  • Galaxy J3 Emerge

Samsung Oreo Phones:

The following phones will run Android Oreo out of the box –

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Android Oreo update Eligible Phone List

The Galaxy Note 8 might not feature the latest Android 8.0 Oreo version out of the box, it might receive ahead of other devices.

We are expecting the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus to sport the Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box and for that, we will have to wait until Mobile World Congress early next year.

Talking about the ETA, the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus, Note 8 will get the update by the end of the year.

Android Oreo Firmware download for Samsung S6, S6 Active s5 sport & Lineage OS ROM will be available shortly. Comment us which device you own.

Samsung Oreo Phones

The following Samsung phones will be running Android 8.0 out of the box –

So that’s all we have on the Samsung Oreo update list. We will keep you updated with the progressive development of Oreo build for Sammy devices.


Yogesh Khetani

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