Samsung Galaxy Oreo Update: What’s New

Let’s start with a few things you should know about Android 8.0 Oreo and the new Samsung Experience 9.0 UI.

Samsung’s version of Android Oreo isn’t identical to the version Google’s rolled out to its Pixel and Nexus devices, but the two share a lot in common.

Google’s Android 8.0 Oreo operating system is packed to the brim with new features, tweaks, and enhancements. It comes with 60+ new emoji, redesigned emoji, upgraded Notifications, improved boot speeds, deeper colors, Autofill, and several new security features.

One other notable change: Galaxy Android Oreo users are now unable able to storefingerprint, iris, or facial recognition data unless a secure screen lock such as a pattern, PIN, or password is being used.

We’ve put together a guide that compares Google’s version of Android Oreo to Android Nougat. It’s a great start place for those that want to learn the ropes.

As for Samsung’s version of Android Oreo, here’s what we know so far.

 

The company’s brand new Samsung Experience 9.0 user interface is loaded up with new features, enhancements, and tweaks. Here are some of the features on board:

  • Improvements to the Home Screen & Quick Panel
  • Samsung Keyboard upgrades
  • New Edge features
  • Custom Colored Folders
  • Improved Privacy in the Photo Gallery
  • Clock Enhancements
  • New emojis

 

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