Samsung releases second galaxy s8 android 8.0 oreo beta with dex improvements | Tech News
Just one week after Samsung rolled out its Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo Samsung Experience 9.0 beta program in the US, UK, and South Korea, the tech giant released this past weekend the second beta. SamMobile reports that the second Samsung Experience 9.0 Beta release, which is based on Googles Android 8.0 Oreo mobile operating system powered by the Linux kernel, is now rolling out to Galaxy S8 and S8 users in the US, UK, and South Korea tagged as version number G950FXXU1ZQK4. The update appears to include Googles October Android security patch, along with stability improvements for the DeX mode, which lets users transform their Galaxy S8 devices into fullfledged Linux PCs. The update also improves the stability of the Launcher, as well as new clock styles for the Lock screen and Always On Display. Furthermore, the update makes it possible to adjust the transparency of notifications in an attempt to achieve the look you want for your Galaxy S8 or S8 device, and it makes the Smart View a bit smarter than before by allowing the smartphones screen to go dark when mirroring between the device and a TV. CPU and RAM performance improvements, Bluetooth fixes In addition to the new features mentioned above, the second Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo beta firmware fixes multiple issues reported by users since the first beta, thus improving the performance of CPU and RAM, Bluetooth, battery life when after WiFi calls, lock screen, Samsung keyboard, Messages app, and Bixby intelligent assistant. Under the hood, the Android Oreobased Samsung Experience 9.0 beta 2 release is powered by the longterm supported Linux 4.4.13 kernel, which was compiled and optimized by Samsung on November 8, 2017. If youre using the first Samsung Experience 9.0 beta on your Galaxy S8 or S8 device, please update now to beta 2.