On average, Samsung is rolling out a new update to a smartphone daily. On the previous day, the Galaxy A31 and a few other devices have secured new updates. Presently, Samsung has begun updating the Galaxy A8 (2018) with the latest July 2021 Security Patch. The firmware version A530FXXSKCUG2 can identify the new update currently rolling in the United Arab Emirates.
According to the release note, the firmware doesn’t include any changes or new add-ons apart from the regular monthly security patch. However, the security updates usually compromise bug fixes, improvements, and enhancements. The changelog of this update is as follows.
- The security of your device has been improved.
It looks like the Galaxy A8 (2018) is one of Samsung’s favorite smartphones in the Galaxy A Series. From the past few months, the device is receiving security patch updates regularly. Here are the details of the June 2021, May 2021, April 2021, and March 2021 Security Patch updates.
In terms of availability, the OTA update is spinning out in a staggered way, and as a result, users will need to wait for a few more days to experience the update. Likewise, the firmware can be checked manually from Settings>Software updates>check for the updates.
Galaxy A8 (2018) Key Specifications
- 5.6-inch Super AMOLED display
- Exynos 7885 (14 nm) Chipset
- 4GB RAM and 32/64GB internal storage
- 16-MP rear camera and a 16-MP + 8-MP dual selfie camera
- Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) operating system
- 3,000 mAh battery