Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8

This support article will give you technical information and software updates relating to the Samsung Galaxy S8.

Device information

Model number


SIM size

Nano SIM

Supported frequencies

  700 800 850 900 1500 1800 1900 2100 2300 2500 2600

Software version

Launched with: Android 7.0
Latest update available: Android 7.0 (maintenance release)
Release date and time: From 1:00PM AEST on 11 September 2017

Latest software update details

What's in the update?

  1. Samsung Android Security Updates (Till Aug 2017)
  2. Improved auto brightness control
  3. Improved PC connection stability
  4. Other global bug fixes, stability and performance improvements

What to do before you update

  • Plug your phone into power, or make sure it's fully charged so that you have ample power to complete the update
  • Make sure you’ve backed up any important data such as photos, contacts and messages

How to get the update

You should be notified when the update is available, but you can also check by going to Settings > (More) > About device > Software update > update.

  • The update is approximately 209.20 MB when downloaded Over The Air (via Wi-Fi or mobile data) 
  • The update is approximately 2637 MB when downloaded via Samsung Smart Switch on your computer

Roll-out details

The update will be rolled out progressively as follows:

  • Day 1-3: 10,000 phones are selected at random to be eligible for the update, users will be alerted via FOTA Push Message or will need to check for the update manually
  • Day 4-13: an additional 10% of the remaining pool are selected at random to be eligible for the update, users will need to check for the update manually
  • Day 14: All phones are eligible for update

What are the technical details?

Android version: 7.0
Baseband version: G950FXXU1AQH3
Kernel version:

4.4.13-12050265 dpi@SWDG9810 #1 Tue  Aug 8 23:41:13 KST 2017 

Build number: NRD90M.G950FXXU1AQH3
Android security patch level: 1 August 2017

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