On July 4th, Samsung officially announced that the Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro Android 8.0 Beta Update (Samsung Experience 9.0) will be opened on July 5th. Users who want to adopt the new system can participate in the Galaxy Beta program.
After completing the Galaxy Beta program registration process, you can download and install the Beta software by manually clicking the Software Update menu (Settings – Software Update – Download Update).
Last year, Samsung released Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro as a mid-end smartphone. The heart of the flagship was Snapdragon 625 accompanied by 4GB RAM and 64GB R.OM, a generous 5.2-inch 1080P Super AMOLED display, and a 16MP rear and front camera. The phone was running on Android 6.0 OS, pre-installed, but now updates to Android 8.0.
Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro Android 8.0 Beta Update – What’s new?
Google says that the latest Android OS stresses on a better security. Moreover, the system speed has also been improved. The App loading speed has become twice. Meanwhile, there are some features added and improved as well including:
- New features include icon shapes
- Dots for notifications
- Improved security options
- An autofill fill service
- Smart text selection
- Picture-in-picture mode
- Wi-Fi Aware
- Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE) 5.0 Support
- New UI (App Category, New Android TV launcher, Android Studio)
It is worth mentioning that Android 8.0 has done some special optimization as well such as the improved background apps monitoring and increase in battery saving. For the emojis lovers, 60 new emoji expressions have been added.
Finally, after more than a year, Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro moves to Android Oreo thanks to the Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro Android 8.0 beta update. After checking the new Android 8.0 and doing fixes, Samsung will later release the official stable version of Android 8.0 on C5 Pro.
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