It is reported that the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) will receive a patch to protect Android in April 2021 in 16 countries in Asia and South America. There is no information when other regions will receive the update. Galaxy A8 (2018) 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 both Samsung and Google. Samsung recently updated the Galaxy A8 (2018) with a security patch for Android from February 2021.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Change Log (2018)
According to a report from SamMobile, indicated Is Being Updated Galaxy A8 (2018) with April 2021 Android patch security in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cambodia, Chile, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Vietnam. The update fixes many security issues and along with that, receives 21 corrections from Samsung and 30 corrections from Google.
It is reported that the update for the smartphone carries different compilation numbers for different regions. It has compilation number A530FXXSICUC4 in Chile and Colombia (Movistar), A530FXXSICUD3 in UAE, A530FXXSICUD3 in Cambodia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Vietnam, Cologne, South Africa, A530 Brazil and Colombia. and A530NKSU8CUC2 in South Korea.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Specifications (2018)
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) was starts in December 2017 together Galaxy A8 + (2018). Galaxy A8 (2018) has a 5.6-inch Full-HD + (2220×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display with an aspect ratio of 18.5: 9. It is powered by a 1.6 GHz octa-core processor paired with 4 GB of RAM. It has 32 GB of internal storage, which can be expanded to 256 GB with a microSD card. It has a single 16-megapixel rear camera with f / 1.7 lens. For selfies, it has a dual camera setting, which includes a 16-megapixel sensor with f / 1.9 lens and an 8-megapixel sensor with f / 1.9 sensor. 3000 mAh rechargeable battery. Connection options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5 and NFC.