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AT&T releases update to Galaxy S8 and S8+ with build G950USQU1AQD9.

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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Abhishek Jariwala is a technology enthusiast and an I.T Engineer from Surat, Gujarat, India who has been writing for reputed Technology websites. He has been writing news, reviews and guides on various topics related to Android. He can be seen using his brand-new OnePlus 5T

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