Samsung S9 to Receive Android 8.1 Oreo Update

The Samsung Galaxy S9 launched with Android 8.0 in March is about to get the 8.1 update in the near future. A fresh Geekbench entry reveals that the Galaxy S9 will soon get the Android 8.1 Oreo update.

It is not confirmed that when the update will start rolling out. However, it is reported that it is in the works and is set to many all the changes. That include the much preferred option to automatically disable the fingerprint reader.

Samsung S9 to Come with Android 8.1 Oreo Update

There is still no official words about the release of Android 8.1 for the Galaxy S9.

Samsung S9 to Receive Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Below is the full list of the bundle changes in Android 8.1 Oreo:

  • Battery: If you have a Bluetooth device connected to your smartphone, then you will be able to experience that how much power it has from the Quick Settings shade..
  • Fingerprint: You will be able to instruct the unit to disable the fingerprint reader once an unregistered fingerprint is attempted multiple times.
  • Fixes:
    • Android 8.1 Oreo is able to fix an issue in the Nexus 5X of not playing audio through the speaker.
    • Android 8.1 Oreo is able to fix an issue in the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL of distorting audio while streaming video.
  • Notification: Applications are restrict to one notification chime per second, Android 8.1 Oreo is able to mute altogether.
Samsung is also planning to release the Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S9 Plus, along with some of its budget, mid-range and former flagship smartphones.

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