Yesterday, we had reported that the recently released Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are already receiving an OTA update which happens to contain April security update as well as the removal of Bixby button remapping. Now, we are also hearing that At&t, the major U.S manufacturer which has also released the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now receiving the update as well.
We also saw that Verizon had also released the update to Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ even before the launch. Now after Verizon, AT&T has started pushing out a new firmware update to Galaxy S8 and S8+ units. The update is being rolled out over the air as we speak and is hitting AT&T Galaxy S8 devices as build number G950USQU1AQD9 while AT&T Galaxy S8+ units are receiving the update as build number G955USQU1AQD9.
For the specifications, Samsung S8 and S8+ come with 5.8″ Super AMOLED, 2,960x1440px resolution, 18.5:9 (2.06:1) aspect ratio, 570ppi; HDR 10 compliant (no Dolby Vision), 12MP rear camera, f/1.7 aperture, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, OIS; multi-shot image stacking; 2160p/30fps video recording, 8MP front camera, f/1.7 aperture, autofocus; 1440p/30fps video recording with Android 7.0 Nougat, Bixby virtual assistant powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835: octa-core CPU (4xKryo 280 + 4xCortex-A53), Adreno 540 GPU. Exynos 8895: octa-core CPU (4x2nd-gen Mongoose + 4xCortex-A53), Mali-G71 GPU, the phone has 4GB of RAM (a 6GB option likely in some markets, later down the line); 64GB of storage; microSD slot up to 256GB, UFS cards support. The battery on the phone is a 3,000mAh Li-Po (sealed); Adaptive Fast Charging (same as S7); QuickCharge 2.0 support; WPC&PMA wireless charging. Available in Single-SIM, Dual-SIM available in certain markets; LTE-A, 4-Band carrier aggregation, Cat.16/13 (1Gbps/150Mbps); USB Type-C (v3.1); Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac; GPS, Beidou, Galileo; NFC; Bluetooth 5.0. The phone also features Fingerprint reader; iris recognition/face recognition; single speaker on the bottom; 3.5mm jack; bundled AKG headphones.
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