The Samsung Galaxy S8 along with the Galaxy Note 8 are getting the Android 9.0 Pie update on Sprint carrier in the US. The users of these devices are getting the update via OTA along with the One UI features. It also brings March 2019 security patch which contains bug fixes that include the eight critical vulnerabilities found in the Android. The update will be coming with the built version G950USQU5DSC1 for the Galaxy S8 and is already rolling out.
The user can update the device manually by going to the setting of the device and selecting the Software update section. Now download the update and install it to start using the device with Android 9 Pie OS. Since the update happens in stages it might take some time for the update to hit your handset. The Galaxy S8+ on Sprint will also be getting the update.
The Galaxy S8 sports a 5.8-inch Infinity display with Super AMOLED panel offering Quad HD+ (2960 x 1440 pixels) resolution with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. Under the hood, it came powered with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 octa-core SoC coupled with 10nm FinFET processor and 4GB / 6GB of RAM. It came out of the box with Bixby integrated into it along with no physical buttons. The device is IP68 certified making it water and dust resistant.
Furthermore, it features a 12MP camera sensor on the rear with dual tone LED flash and OIS and on the front, we can find an 8MP autofocus selfie camera with HDR. There is a 3000mAh battery on the back with adaptive fast charging technology. It includes connectivity options like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Did you receive the latest update on your device? Comment in the section below and stay tuned to Android Advices for more.