Recently, Samsung has pushed the March 2021 Security Patch update to the Galaxy S21 users, Galaxy Note 10 Series, and many other devices. Now, the more than four-year-old Galaxy A8 (2018) becomes the latest device to taste the same update. The update holds the A530FXXSICUC1 build number, and as per the sources, many of the users have already started experiencing the update.
Talking about the changes, the changelog of the update is currently unavailable. The security updates usually come with bug fixes, optimizations, improvements, etc. In most cases, the company doesn’t add any new features to the device. The update is expected to increase the performance and stability of the smartphone.
The company is sending the update is a staggered manner. So, users need to wait for a few days to undergo it. You can also head to Settings>Software updates>Check for the updates to check the status manually.
Will the Galaxy A8 (2018) get more security patches in 2021?
A few days back, Samsung has announced the four years of Security Patch updates to the smartphones launched after 2019. So, the information about the Galaxy A8 (2018) security updates is currently unavailable. However, the smartphone is expected to receive updates by the Q2 of 2021.
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Specifications
- 5.6-inch Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2220 pixels resolution
- Exynos 7885 (14 nm) Chipset
- 4GB RAM and 32/64GB internal storage
- 16-MP rear camera
- 16-MP + 8-MP dual front-facing camera
- Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
- 3,000 mAh battery