Samsung is currently rolling out Android 8.1 oreo update for its Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2016. The update brings Android 8.1 Oreo features along with the November 2018 security patch update. This system upgrade software is rolling over the air in Germany. It will reach all the devices gradually across various regions.
Android 8.1 Oreo is more of an incremental upgrade over its precursor v8.0 Oreo. The noticeable features from previous versions such as notification dots, Picture-in-Picture mode, Autofill API are still there. New features include Pixel visual core for better image processing, improved ambient display, auto-dark theme. You can know more about Android 8.1 Oreo here.
As mentioned, the 8.1 Oreo update is making its way into the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 via OTA with build number T580XXU4CRJ9. Your tab will receive the OTA update automatically. In case you feel the update is taking a lot of time to show up, then you can check for it manually. Go to the device Settings –> System Update –> tap on the Check for Update option. If you see the new update is available, then tap on Download. Usually, system upgrade software is large files, so we suggest you connect to a Wi-Fi to download it.
Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2016 is a tablet from Samsung which launched in May 2016. The phone flaunts a 10.1-inches PLS LCD touchscreen display with a resolution of 1200 X 1920 pixels. TAB A 10.1 runs on Octa-core Exynos 7870 processor. It comes with options for 2 and 3 GB of RAM. The device packs 16 and 32 GB of expandable internal storage. In the camera section, it brings a primary camera on the rear with 8-MP and on the front face another camera with 2 MP set-up. This device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box.
It’s been more than two years since the device made its entry. The current system upgrade is definitely a late upgrade given that we already have the stable Pie update. We think this tab from Samsung won’t really see Android Pie update in future. As we know, every Android device in their lifetime gets the chance to step up to Android OS for two times. The TAB 10.1 surface with sixth generation Android marshmallow. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2016 receives Android 8.1 Oreo update which is indeed a great move from Samsung.
So, if you’re using a Galaxy TAB 10.1 of 2016, then do not miss this important system upgrade to Android v8.1 Oreo. Install it and enjoy the new features it brings.