South Korean manufacturing giant, Samsung, is gearing up to release Android 9 Pie update for some devices which were launched last year with Android 8.0 Oreo. These devices are Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2018) and Galaxy J7 Duo (2018).
Multiple listings on Wi-Fi Alliance website reveal that these devices (an entry-level tablet and a mid-range smartphone) will be updated to Android 9 Pie. As per the Wi-Fi Alliance listing, all variants of Galaxy Tab A Lite (2018) aka Galaxy Tab A 8.0 with model number SM-T387 and Galaxy J7 Duo (2018) with the model number SM-J720F/DS are about to get the Pie update. While the former was released in September 2018, the latter came in April 2018.
The listing did not give more details about this update. There is to time schedule neither is there any information on the updated features. However, we know that these updates are can be expected in the next 4-6 weeks and you may want to keep a tab on the company to have the first feel of this update when it arrives.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018)
Like we said earlier, the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018) was released in September 2018 and it comes with a huge 8-inches IPS LCD screen with a display resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels. It is powered with an entry-level Qualcomm chip, Snapdragon 425 coupled with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. In the camera department, it has a single 5 MP sensor on the rear and a 2 MP shooter up front. It arrived with Android 8.0 Oreo and its lights are kept on by a non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery. Almost all country variants of Tab A 8.0 are bound to get the update as can be seen in the WFA listings.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo (2018)
Samsung introduced the Galaxy J7 Duo (2018) in April 2018. This mid-range smartphone is equipped with a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and a 16:9 display ratio. Samsung used its proprietary Exynos 7885 SoC on this one and supported it with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. In the camera department, it has a single 13 MP sensor on the rear and a 5 MP shooter up front. It arrived with Android 8.0 Oreo and its lights are kept on by a removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery.