As promised earlier, Samsung has started rolling out Android Oreo 8.0 update for its premium tablet Galaxy Tab S3. The update also brings along a new version of Samsung Experience and the updated security patch.
Galaxy Tab S3: Android Oreo Update
The update started rolling out in UK first. A number of UK-based users of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 got the notification for the latest version of Android rolling out on their tablets. This Android 8.0 Oreo update also brings the April 1 security patch as well as Samsung Experience 9.0 to the Tab S3.
According to SamMobile, it is available for both the Wi-Fi only and LTE variants of the tablet. If you own a Tab S3, please go to the Settings > About Phone > Check For Software Updates, to manually check for the update. If the update isn’t showing up right now, it might become available in a few weeks as the global rollout is expected to follow soon.
Galaxy Tab S3: Specifications, Features
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is equipped with a powerful Snapdragon 820 processor, which is a big jump from the older Exynos 5233 processor found on the Galaxy Tab S2. The tablet can surely use the extra processing power for heavier and complicated tasks. The multitasking too has been improved with an upgraded 4GB of RAM. The storage hardware now comes with UFS 2.0 technology to facilitate better read/write speed, which will directly enhance the performance and overall usage speed. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 makes its mark with an internal storage space of 32GB which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card.
It’s currently available through Flipkart and Amazon at a price of Rs 47,990. You can read our full review of the Galaxy Tab S3 here.
The Oreo update for Galaxy Tab S3 has already rolled out in the UK, it means other countries shouldn’t have wait too long for the update to land on their tablets too. As of now, there’s no word from Samsung on exact rollout dates, but we will keep you updated as soon as we get any more information regarding the rollout of Oreo update in India. Stay tuned.