Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) model is now receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update. The new update reportedly brings Samsung Experience 9.0 as well as a bunch of performance improvements and tweaks. The handset officially comes with Android 6.0.1 last year doing its launch. It have received the Android Nougat 7.0 back on September last year.
The report so far said that the Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy A5 (2017) is initially rolling out in Russia and Romania. The update package comes in 1.2GB and brings software version A520FXU4CRD5/A520FOXE4CRD3/A520FXXU4CRD3.
Among other features, the latest Android version includes Samsung Experience 9.0 that uplifts the original user interface and comes with an improved keyboard. The keyboard has standard emoji characters, GIFs, and stickers. Also, there are Bixby automation features and improved security integration.
Before making step to get the update, Users are recommended to back up their data before proceeding with the update process. The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Android 8.0 Oreo update also requires the latest version of some preloaded apps, including Samsung Pay, Samsung Internet, Samsung Notes, and Email, that users can install individually.
Though the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy A5 (2018) is initially live in selected countries, it should roll out in others soonest. To check the update availability manually, going to Settings > Software updates.