Samsung Galaxy S5 Update to Android 8

In recent years, Samsung has become much better at updating its Android devices, not even forgetting about the old budget models. Already in August, Android 8.0 should be released, so the reputable resource SamMobile decided to make a list of Samsung gadgets that should be updated to this version of the OS. Employees of the site analyzed the company’s product line to find out which devices are guaranteed to receive an update, which can be updated, and which owners should no longer wait for a new version of Android.

Samsung devices that should upgrade to Android 8.0:

  • Galaxy S8. Android O will be the first major OS update;
  • Galaxy S8. Android O will be the first major OS update;
  • Galaxy Note 8. Android O will be the first major OS update;
  • Galaxy S7. Android O will be the second major OS update;
  • Galaxy S7 Edge. Android O will be the second major OS update;
  • Galaxy S7 Active. Android O will be the second major OS update;
  • Galaxy A7 (2017). Android O will be the second major OS update;
  • Galaxy A5 (2017). Android O will be the second major OS update;
  • Galaxy A3 (2017). Android O will be the second major OS update;
  • Galaxy J7 (2017). J7 models usually receive at least one major OS update;
  • Galaxy J5 (2017). J5 models usually receive at least one major OS update;
  • Galaxy Note FE. Android O will be the first major OS update;
  • Galaxy Tab S3. flagship tablets usually receive two major OS updates;
  • Galaxy C9 Pro. Android O will be the first major OS update;
  • Galaxy C7 Pro. Android O will be the first major OS update;
  • Galaxy J7 Prime (OnNxt). Android O will be the first major OS update.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Update to Android 8

Samsung devices that can upgrade to Android 8.0:

  • Galaxy A9 Pro. Android O will be the second major OS update;
  • Galaxy A8 (2016). Android O will be the second major OS update;
  • Galaxy J7 (2016). while the J7 models received only one major update;
  • Galaxy J5 (2016). while the J5 models received only one major update;
  • Galaxy J3 (2017). not all previous J3 models received major OS updates;
  • Galaxy Tab S2 VE (2016 models). no information;
  • Galaxy Tab A (2016 models). no information.

Samsung devices that definitely won’t get Android 8.0:

  • Galaxy S6 line. has already received two major OS updates;
  • Galaxy Note 5. already received two major OS updates;
  • Galaxy A7 (2016). already received two major OS updates;
  • Galaxy A5 (2016). already received two major OS updates;
  • Galaxy A3 (2016). already received two major OS updates;
  • Galaxy J3 (2016). has not received a single major OS update before;
  • Galaxy J2 (2016). has not received a single major OS update before;
  • Galaxy J1 variants. have not received any major OS updates before.

It is worth noting that this information is unofficial and is based only on how Samsung updated its devices in past years.