Samsung has recently launched the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus smartphones on April 21 and the smartphones are available for purchase since then. The smartphones which are the latest flagship smartphones from the company after the Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge have been very popular and have been reportedly selling twice as fast from its successors. Now, Samsung is releasing an update to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus which installs the May security patch on the device. Apart from the security patch, the update also brings some improvements to the virtual assistant present on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus, Bixby.
Talking about the update on the Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus, the updates are arriving as software versions G950USQU1AQEFand G955USQU1AQEF for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus respectively. In addition to bringing you the limited but new features, the update also includes various under-the-hood performance and stability improvements. Bugs and issues from the previous builds are also ironed out with this update. The update also brings some improvements to the SD Card performance on both the devices. The update also has some improvements for the Bixby Assistant which include checking one’s bank account balance just by uttering “bank account,” and “account balance,” in the future. Samsung has also said that the Bixby Assistant will take about 10 seconds to do the above actions.
The update to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is rolling out as a staged update in the US and should arrive on your S8 or S8 Plus device as an over-the-air update. Keep an eye out for the update on your device as it would arrive sooner on your device.