Samsung rolls out Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ update to fix Bluetooth issue


Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ – have received a tremendous response from users so far. However, some users recently claimed that they are facing issues with the smartphones’ Bluetooth connectivity.

To address the same, the company has rolled out a new software update. Currently available for the S8 duo in the UAE, the update includes fix for a bug that reportedly causes the smartphones to reboot while trying to control music being played wirelessly.

Additionally, the update comes with a fix for SD card-related issues. The Android security patch for the month of May is included as well.

In India too, both Galaxy S8 and S8+ recently got the security patch for May. However, that did not include fixes for Bluetooth connectivity and SD card related issues.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ were launched in India in April this year and are priced at Rs 57,900 and Rs 64,900 respectively. The smartphones feature edge-to-edge curved displays, which the company terms as ‘Infinity display’.

Samsung Galaxy S8 sports a 5.8-inch QuadHD+ (2960×1440) ‘Infinity Display’ with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and 570ppi pixel density. Powered by an octa-core Exynos Series 9 processor coupled with 4GB RAM, the smartphone comes with 64GB of internal storage. For imaging duties, the smartphone sports 12MP dual-pixel camera with f/1.7 aperture and OIS and an 8MP front-facing snapper.
On the other hand, the big-screened variant features a 6.2-inch QuadHD+ (2960×1440) ‘Infinity Display’ with 529ppi pixel density. The phone is powered by the same processor as S8 and also has the same RAM. The cameras in both the smartphones are also identical.

Both Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are dust and water-resistant. They come with the company’s home-brewed Bixby digital assistant, rival to Apple ‘s Siri andMicrosoft ‘s Cortana.

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