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See The List Of Samsung Devices That Will Get Android 8.0 Update

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Android 8.0 Oreo was announced in August 2017. Since then, many smartphone manufacturers have confirmed which devices that will receive the Oreo Update.  Companies like OnePlus and Nokia have started to actually roll out the update. I also got information that the Infinix Note 4 has also received an update to Oreo

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Although South Korean Giant, Samsung is yet to confirm which devices will receive the Oreo update, recently a couple of XML resources with details of the hardware of several Samsung smartphones just surfaced online.

The XML file shared some details regarding which Galaxy devices are about to receive the Android Oreo Update. The XML files are named after the codenames of Samsung Galaxy Devices and they
are expected to be tested for Android Oreo Update.

Well, it’s worth to note that these XML files are not a solid proof that these Galaxy devices will receive the Android Oreo update. So, I’d suggest you take this  with a pinch of Salt.
Samsung Smartphones which might get Android 8.0 Oreo update are:

Samsung Galaxy A3 2017, Galaxy A5 2017, Galaxy A7 2017, Galaxy A8 2016 SM-A810, Galaxy A8 2018, Galaxy A8+ 2018, Galaxy J3 2017, Galaxy J5 2017, Galaxy J7 2017, Galaxy J7+, Galaxy J7 Duos 2017, Galaxy J7 Max, Galaxy J7 Neo, Galaxy J7 Prime, Galaxy Note FE, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy S8, and Galaxy S8+



The same XML files also shared the list of Samsung tablets that are expected to get the Android Oreo update:

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 SM-T355, Galaxy Tab A 8.0 SM-T380/T385 2017, Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM-T580, Galaxy Tab Active 2, Galaxy Tab E 8.0, and Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T825


Android Oreo update brings lots of new features to users like Notification Channels, Picture-in-Picture mode, a new set of emojis. There’s also a new Night Mode feature.

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Vulnerability in RCS messaging could compromise your bank details

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German security company SRLabs has recently discovered a serious security breach that could replace SMS. According to their findings, the RCS protocol has a vulnerability that allows your data to be intercepted.

Hackers could exploit this vulnerability locally or remotely. Among the information they can intercept, we have unique codes that are sent by message in two-factor authentication systems.

One of the applications of these unique codes is in the authorization of bank transactions. This means that in extreme cases your bank details could be compromised due to this vulnerability.

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Android messaging should improve your domain verification system

As SRLabs points out, the most popular application supporting RCS technology is currently Android Messaging. According to its findings, this application does not properly verify domains.

This means that miscreants can spoof caller ID or DNS. Something that could mislead users and provide information they shouldn’t.

Coincidentally or not, Google revealed this week that it will accredit message senders in your app. The idea is for companies to register their contact numbers with Google so that they can validate them when communicating with users. A measure that will certainly reduce the impact of this vulnerability.

What is RCS and its differences from SMS

The acronym RCS stands for Rich Communication Service. Briefly, this protocol allows messages to be sent over the internet. The SMS protocol uses cellular networks to send messages.

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Vivo S5 will have a very peculiar triple rear camera, reveals official image

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We are just a week from the official presentation of Vivo S5, the next mid-range smartphone to be launched by the brand. Now, an official image published on the Chinese social network Weibo, has confirmed several details about the design of this smartphone.

According to the picture, the Vivo S5 will come with a rear ‘quad-chamber’, centred on the rear panel with a diamond shaped module. In addition, it will come with a small punch-hole in its screen, where the front camera will be embedded.

 

Vivo S5 has confirmed design on the official poster

In the diamond-shaped module, three of its four cameras are integrated, and the LED flash. The fourth chamber is positioned immediately below the ‘protrusion’.

In the front panel, we can confirm that you will not have a notch on the screen by choosing a small punch-hole in the upper right corner, where your front camera will be embedded.

Although visible, their margins appear to be quite thin, ensuring an immersive user experience. In addition, an AMOLED screen is confirmed as an on-screen fingerprint reader is present.

Alleged Vivo S5 Specifications

Although not officially confirmed by the manufacturer, certification of the smartphone at TENAA agency eventually revealed the main details about its hardware.

  • 6.44 “inch AMOLED display with Full HD + resolution
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 Processor
  • Up to 8GB of RAM
  • Up to 256GB of internal memory
  • Four rear cameras: 48MP + 8MP (ultra wide-angle) + 5MP (depth) + 2MP (macro)
  • 32-megapixel front camera
  • 4,010mAh battery
  • Android 9 (not confirmed)

Regarding its price, there is no information yet. Still, it is expected to arrive at a competitive price, which could possibly be around € 250.

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