Samsung has started rolling out a new software update for its Galaxy Note 8 flagship device from 2018. The latest update brings the new February 2020 Android security patch to the device. Samsung has not released the changelog for the update, but it does improve overall system stability.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 latest update bumps the software build version number of the N950FXXS9DTA1, and its firmware size is around 4.2 GB. The update is based on the dated Android 9 Pie OS-based OneUI software and includes bug fixes, security enhancements with the February 2020 Android security patch. It is currently running for users based in Europe.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is undergoing a phased process through the February 2020 security patch update OTA. Therefore, it may take some time before slowly reaching all units. Users will get a push-notification to download the update. Alternatively, updates can also be checked by using System -> System -> System Update -> Download and Install.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 features, specifications
The smartphone has a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED screen with Quad HD + (1440 × 2960 pixels) resolution and 18.5: 9 aspect ratio. Additionally, the device has a dual-camera setup at the back. Which includes a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens camera.
The Galaxy Note 8 also has Exynos 8895 SoC and Mali-G71 MP20 GPU. It packs a 3,300mAh battery with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. In terms of connectivity, this smartphone supports Wi-Fi dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, 4G LTE and USB Type-C port for charging.