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Level 5: Ponderer
Posts: 191
Registered: ‎14-09-2012

Re: Samsung S8 Oreo update

I wanted to ask you all if this is the standard on o2? 

 

This is the first android device i have had as i was an iphone user.

 

I manually put the new oreo software on my s8 2 weeks ago but have been keeping an eye on this post for the offical o2 firmware

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Registered: ‎04-04-2012

Re: Samsung S8 Oreo update

Yes it’s normal.
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Level 1: Joiner
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎04-08-2017

Re: Samsung S8 Oreo update

This is my first samsung phone and my last. What a shambles by both Samsung and o2 on this release. New phone and provider me thinks now and it sure wont be another Samsung.

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Level 5: Ponderer
Posts: 191
Registered: ‎14-09-2012

Re: Samsung S8 Oreo update

Im enjoying the Samsung but agree with the network it might be a change. Ive been with o2 for 16 years too 

Level 4: Observant
Posts: 38
Registered: ‎01-11-2013

Re: Samsung S8 Oreo update

When Project Treble finally rolls out these problems should disappear as Google will push out all the updates directly.

I've been with O2 since they were BTCellnet and where I live at the moment they have the best coverage so I'll probably stay with them.

Level 5: Ponderer
Posts: 191
Registered: ‎14-09-2012

Re: Samsung S8 Oreo update

I was under the impression from what i read that the S9 has project treble???

Level 3: Thinker
Posts: 147
Registered: ‎30-01-2010

Re: Samsung S8 Oreo update

my s8 updated to oreo on three today
Level 2: Apprentice
Posts: 11
Registered: ‎14-01-2016

Re: Samsung S8 Oreo update

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I have no loyalty to a particular provider I go with the best deal and coverage combination when my contract is up for renewal. I will say though, this is my 1st and probably last Samsung.

 

Correct S9 has treble, S8 does not.

Google has added Treble to the Pixel1 but Samsung decided those of us on a year old S8 can look for a different phone provider as they don't give a damn about customers.

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Registered: ‎14-01-2014

Re: Samsung S8 Oreo update

Regarding treble,
Generally devices that launch with Oreo are treble enabled, however most pre Oreo launched devices won't ever get it implemented.
It isn't down to screwing over customers on year old devices, a lot of it is down to contractual obligation and liability.


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Level 2: Apprentice
Posts: 11
Registered: ‎14-01-2016

Re: Samsung S8 Oreo update


All that aside tho my 1st and lasting impression of Samsung has been tainted by this lengthy update process especially coming from a Nexus where I was able to update pretty darn quickly.

Anywho O2, any news on when we are going to get the Oreo update? That is after all why we all came to post on here!