The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is reportedly receiving the April 2021 Android security patch in 16 countries in Asia and South America. There is no information about when other regions will receive the update. Galaxy A8 (2018) was launched in December 2017 with Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The smartphone was then updated to Android 8 Oreo and Android 9 Pie. The update also brings many bug fixes from Samsung and Google. Samsung recently updated the Galaxy A8 (2018) with the Android Security Patch from February 2021.
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) update changelog
According to a report from SamMobile, Samsung is updating the Galaxy A8 (2018) with the Android security patch for April 2021 in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cambodia, Chile, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Russia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Arabs Emirates and Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Vietnam. The update fixes many security issues and receives 21 fixes from Samsung and 30 fixes from Google.
The update for the smartphone reportedly includes different build numbers for different regions. It has build number A530FXXSICUC4 in Chile and Colombia (Movistar), A530FXXSICUD3 in United Arab Emirates, A530FXXSICUD3 in Cambodia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Vietnam, A530FXXSICUD8 in Argentina, Brazil, A530FXXSICUD8 and A530NKSU8CUC2 in South Korea.
Specifications for the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) was launched in December 2017 together with the Galaxy A8 + (2018). The Galaxy A8 (2018) has a 5.6-inch Full HD + (2220 x 1080 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display with an aspect ratio of 18.5: 9. It is supported by a 1.6- GHz octa-core processor operated with 4 GB of RAM. It has 32 GB of onboard storage, which can be expanded up to 256 GB with a microSD card. It has a single 16 megapixel rear camera with a f / 1.7 lens. For selfies, it offers a dual camera setup with a 16-megapixel sensor with a 1: 1.9 lens and an 8-megapixel sensor with a 1: 1.9 sensor. It packs a 3,000mAh battery. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5, and NFC.