Samsung just lately stopped the Android 8.0 Oreo replace for its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones, simply days after it started to roll out, with none warning or clarification. Nonetheless, after taking a while, Samsung has now confirmed particulars why it out of the blue halted the Galaxy S8’s Oreo replace. Because it seems, the Android eight.zero replace for the Galaxy S8 lineup had arrived with a problem – sudden reboots for some customers.
“Following a restricted variety of circumstances the place Galaxy S8 and S8+ units have rebooted unexpectedly with the Android eight.zero Oreo, we now have briefly stopped the rollout of the replace,” the South Korean large instructed SamMobile in a statement. Samsung additionally famous that investigations are ongoing and the rollout will resume quickly. “We’re investigating the problem internally to make sure that the impression to the affected units is minimised and the rollout of the replace can resume as shortly as doable,” the corporate mentioned.
Samsung had taken quite a lot of time to release the Android eight.zero Oreo replace, because it was within the beta testing part for a fairly some time. Nonetheless, inside every week of beginning the rollout on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones, the corporate had to stop it. Whereas the Oreo replace was reported to have been launched in varied markets around the globe, together with Belgium, Germany, France, India, Norway, Turkey, and the UAE, it’s not clear what there the “restricted variety of circumstances” had been reported.
Additionally, Samsung is claimed to be engaged on the event of a brand new model. Nonetheless, as of now, there isn’t any readability on when the replace rollout will resume.
The Samsung Galaxy S8’s Android Oreo replace additionally got here with Samsung Expertise 9.zero operating on high, with options reminiscent of new launcher shortcuts, colored media notifications, enhancements to biometric capabilities, enhancements to Samsung keyboard, Twin Messenger, and a revamped About Menu in Settings amongst others. The Oreo replace additionally included Notification dots, Autofill, contextual app shortcuts, Image-in-Image, sooner boot time, and extra.