April 30, 2019: Samsung Galaxy On8, known elsewhere as the Galaxy J8, has a ready update to Android 9 Pie with One UI in India. The update is rolling out as version J810GDDU2BSD5 and tags along the latest April 2019 security patch.
The update is airborne, meaning it will take several days before On8 units get the download notification, so some patience will be required.
Original article follows below:
Samsung has this habit of releasing the same phone with different names in various markets across the globe. For instance, the phone some markets know as the Galaxy J8 is sold in India as the Galaxy On8 2018, a successor to the Galaxy On8 from 2016.
On this page, we bring you all the software update news related to the Galaxy On8 family, be it minor security patches and bug fixes or major Android OS upgrades.
- Galaxy J8 Pie update news
- Samsung Android 9 Pie update news and device list
- Samsung One UI release date and device list
Software update timeline
Galaxy On8 2018 (SM-J810G)
|24 Apr 2019||J810GDDU2BSD5 | Android 9||Brings Android 9 Pie with One UI on top. Also updates the security patch level to April 2019, the latest version available|
|14 Mar 2019||J810GDDU2ASB1 | Android 8.0||February 2019 security patch|
|18 Dec 2018||J810GDDU2ARL2 | Android 8.0||December 2018 security update|
|13 Nov 2018||J810GDDU2ARJ4 | Android 8.0||October 2018 security update|
|03 Oct 2018||J810GDDU1ARI6 | Android 8.0||September 2018 security patch|
|31 July 2018||J810GDDU1ARG3 | Android 8.0||July 2018 security patch|
Galaxy On8 2016 (SM-J710FN)
|24 Apr 2019||J710FNDDU1BSB1 | Android 7.0||January 2019 security patch|
|15 Oct 2018||J710FNDDU1BRJ1 | Android 7.0||October 2018 security update|
|09 Sep 2018||J710FNDDU1BRH1 | Android 7.0||June 2018 security update|
|25 Mar 2018||J710FNDDU1BRB2 | Android 7.0||March 2018 security patch|
|11 Oct 2017||J710FNDDU1BQI2 | Android 7.0||August 2017 security patch|
|01 Sep 2017||J710FNDDU1BQH7 | Android 7.0||Installs Android 7.0 Nougat update and August 2017 security patch|
Galaxy On8 Android 9 Pie update
- Android 9 Pie available for 2018 edition
- Galaxy On8 2016 isn’t eligible for Pie
|Model||Current OS||Android 9 Pie||Expected Release date|
|SM-J810G||Android 9 Pie||Available||Released on 24 April 2019|
|SM-J710FN||Android 7.0 Nougat||Not eligible||—|
Samsung Galaxy On8 2018 received the update to Android 9 Pie with One UI on top towards the end of April. As for the original model, there is no update to Android Oreo, leave alone Pie.
Related: What’s new in One UI
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