- A non-beta Android 8. Oreo construct for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Additionally has been leaked
- The official (but not ultimate) builds include assist for Dolby Atmos
- Both builds are for the Snapdragon variant of Samsung’s flagships
We’ve only just acquired affirmation from Samsung that the Galaxy S8 Oreo beta program will end on January 15th, but it would seem that some lucky people are finding their updates early.
An Oreo construct for equally the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Additionally appeared today on Reddit which include all the options you’d count on from Android 8. Oreo, as well as the January Android safety patches.
It is worth noting the two construct are only appropriate with the Snapdragon 835 variant of equally of Samsung’s flagships. In addition, although this is nearly surely an official, non-beta construct, it is not the ultimate edition as it won’t be licensed by the Google Enjoy Store.
As well as Oreo options like picture-in-picture mode, notification bubbles, and significantly additional, the builds also include Dolby Atmos assist to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Additionally.
Soon after setting up the firmware, a Dolby Atmos selection will show up in the Settings menu finish with a variety of possibilities to fine-tune the audio encounter with new EQ profiles identified as Vehicle, Movie, Songs, and Voice.
As is to be anticipated, the builds are really buggy, so significantly so that the Dolby Atmos assist doesn’t truly perform according to some Reddit people. That staying explained, if you’re joyful to consider a danger, you can sideload the construct onto your individual Snapdragon Galaxy S8 or S8 Additionally and give it a check out.
To do so, you will 1st need to make certain your product is managing Android Oreo beta BQL1 and then flash the new construct onto your telephone (one-way links accessible in the unique Reddit thread listed here). This is carried out at your individual danger, of program, so be certain to again up all of your treasured facts beforehand.
Alternatively, the leaked construct and Samsung’s affirmation that the beta program will end before long is a reasonably apparent signal that a steady official Orea construct is on the way in the coming weeks, so you may be greater off ready just a minimal for a longer time. Preserve an eye on our update tracker!