Four Years Old Galaxy Tab 4 May Receive Android Oreo Update Soon

The competition in the smartphone/tablet manufacturing industry is heating up and many OEM’s are lining up surprises for their customers either with a new unbelievable gadget like Huawei has done or with a massive update. South Korean manufacturer, Samsung, may have such a huge surprise for us. Its four years old Galaxy Tab 4 was recently spotted on Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) with Android 8.0 Oreo on board. This is weird because Samsung is not known for keeping old devices.

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As of now, there is no exact time frame for the release of this software update to the Galaxy Tab 4 but it usually takes a couple of weeks to rollout after approval by WFA. This tablet was released in 2014 with Android KitKat on board and porting now to Android 8.0 Oreo is a really huge jump. A lot of things doesn’t seem right with this upgrade but we believe that Samsung has a game plan with this move. For a long time, Apple’s iPad has been the only tablet that makes a meaningful gain in the tablet market. Perhaps Samsung is trying to undo that.

However, we only have to wait for a few weeks (until May or June) to see exactly what this is.

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