Android 7.0 Nougat confirmed for Samsung Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A9 Pro, a few weeks until release

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro

If you have any of the Samsung Galaxy A8 or the Galaxy A9 Pro, Android 7.0 Nougat is almost heading your way.

This comes after the two phones made stops at the Wi-Fi Alliance with the new OS on board. Even though the official date remains unknown, their appearance on the WFA suggests that Samsung is getting ready to release the update to the duo.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro was unveiled in H1 2016 and it came with Android 6.0 Marshmallow running the show. As for the Galaxy A8, it was released in 2015 and so far, it has already received one major OS upgrade – from Lollipop to Marshmallow. With the new Android 7.0 Nougat, the A8 will be on its second and last update.

Owners of both Samsung Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A9 Pro should look forward to using features such as multi-screen mode, improved notifications’ and quick settings as well as a better Doze mode compared to what Marshmallow offers.

The phones have had several variants certified by the WFA. Where the Galaxy A9 Pro has model numbers  SM-A910F/DS, SM-A910F and SM-A9100, the Galaxy A8 has model numbers SM-A800YZ, SM-A800IZ, SM-A800F, SM-A800I and SM-A800S. The same organization has also certified the Galaxy Tab E with Android 7.0 Nougat, which means the slate is also getting ready to receive the same treat.

As noted, there’s no known date with regards to the release of the OTA versions, but history tells that it should happen in the next few weeks. Stay tuned and we’ll keep you updated.

Android 7.0 Nougat

Drop us your thought(s)