Samsung keeps impressing us by rolling the latest security patch to their devices as quick as possible. Now the company started rolling the January 2020 Android security patch for the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2018 (SM-T385) with build number T385DXU3CSL2. The update is rolling over the air for the users with the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2018 device in the Malaysia region.
As we speak, the update is live for the Malaysia region which is based on Android 9.0 Pie. If you haven’t received the update on your Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2018 device, then you can manually check the software update.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2018: Overview
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A (8.0) 2018 tablet came with an 8-inches WXGA TFT display with 1280×800 pixels resolution quality. It came with Android 8.1 Oreo and packed a Non-removable Li-ion 5000 mAh battery. The tablet is powered by the quad-core Snapdragon 425 SoC coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage option.
It pairs Adreno 308 GPU and offers up to 400GB of expandable storage option via a dedicated MicroSD card slot. The device features a single 5MP rear camera with a f/2.2 aperture lens, Autofocus, etc. While the front features a 2MP selfie camera with an f/2.2 aperture lens. It has a 3.5mm audio jack, MicroUSB 2.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, etc.
Check The Software Update
Go to Settings App > Go to System > Tap on System Updates. Now hit the option Check for Updates. Now, if the T385DXU3CSL2 update is available for the device, you will get a notification to download it.
Before downloading, make sure to charge your device up to 50% or more. Use the WiFi connection to download faster and avoid charges from the operator.
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2018 (SM-T385)
- Region: Malaysia
- Build number: T385DXU3CSL2
- Android OS Version: Android 9.0 Pie
- Software Supported: ODIN
- Android Security Patch Level: 2019-12-01
How to install stock firmware on Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2018
To flash the firmware manually on your device, then you need to download the ODIN flash tool, firmware file, and drivers.
- This firmware (T385DXU3CSL2) is supported for Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2018 in Malaysia region
- Charge your device to 50% in order to avoid power-related interruptions during the installation process.
- You need a PC and USB Cables.
- Take a backup before flashing the software on your device