List of 22 Samsung smartphones eligible for Android Oreo, leak reveals

Samsung has never had a great track record when it comes to OS updates. And with every new OS update, Samsung users start to fear the fate of their particular devices. Many of our readers must be wondering when will their Samsung phones get the coveted Android Oreo luxury. Well, we have some unofficial but accurate info for them.

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A senior XDA member extracted this valuable info from framework files of the leaked Oreo beta for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. According to the XDA finding, the framework had info of code names of several Samsung smartphone models including unreleased ones. This led the finder to believe that Samsung is working on Android Oreo for these devices. But like we said this is not a confirmation that the devices listed here will get Android Oreo surely. Thus, readers should not consider this final.

Samsung smartphones that might get Android Oreo

Besides Android smartphones, there were some tablets as well in this list that will purportedly get the Oreo treatment. They’re listed as below.

Note: We’ve not linked to the specific variants mentioned above but to the general model. 

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Many of the devices mentioned in the list here are from last year. Hence it isn’t surprising to see them on the Android Oreo list at all. The Galaxy S6 not being on this list will definitely be a let down for some. As will the exclusion of Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Active, Galaxy A7 (2016), Galaxy A5 (2016), Galaxy A3 (2016), Galaxy J3 (2016), and Galaxy J2 (2016). But hey, fingers crossed!

Besides this, when these phones will actually get the OTA updates is an altogether different story. Further, Android Oreo brings a host of new flavours and features to Android like Notification Channels, Picture-in-Picture mode new emojis just to name a few.

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