Canadians can now rejoice as the long-awaited upgrade to Android Oreo for Samsung smartphones is en route.
While we received confirmation from Fido earlier this week, Samsung Canada posted a note in its members app that the first device in Canada to run Android 8.0 will be the recently released Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, then the S8 and S8+ will receive the update on March 19th, followed by the Note 8 on March 28th.
— Justin (@Cyanverse) March 10, 2018
“Users will be able to upgrade their Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ devices starting March 19, 2018, and Galaxy Note 8 devices starting March 28, 2018. Support for the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy A5 and Tab S3 will be available in Spring/Summer 2018,” said Samsung Canada in the statement.
“Support for the Galaxy Xcover4, Galaxy A8, Galaxy J3 Prime, Tab A8 and Tab A10.1 will be available later in 2018.”
Update:16/03/2018: Rogers has confirmed the launch of Android Oreo for the Samsung Galaxy S8 on March 19th.