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Samsung has started developing the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S7

Samsung has started developing the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 (2017), Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge and Galaxy Tab S3.

SamMobile has received confirmation from its network of trusted sources that the firm has commenced development of Android 8.0 Oreo for the aforementioned smartphones, with the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge set to be the first of the bunch to receive it.

Samsung is scheduled to start rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus at the end of the month, according to information that surfaced over the weekend – and the Galaxy Note 8 is tipped to be treated to it shortly thereafter.

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Android 8.0 Oreo is rumoured to bring a number of exciting new features, including support for Program-in-Picture (PiP), notification channels, adaptive icons and circular emoji, to Samsung’s smartphones, as well as a refreshed build of its Experience user interface.

There’s no word on when the release will arrive on the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 (2017), Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge and Galaxy Tab S3, but we’ve heard from our sources that it will start making the rounds for the Galaxy S7 duo before we enter the second half of the year.

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