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Galaxy Tab S8: Samsung announces the arrival of the Android 12L update
The Galaxy Tab S8, S8+ and S8 Ultra will upgrade to Android 12L as soon as possible. Samsung is committed to deploying the intermediate update, intended for tablets and foldable smartphones, on its touch slates.
This Wednesday, February 9, 2022, Samsung lifted the veil on the Galaxy Tab S8, a new generation of high-end Android tablets. Mirroring the Galaxy S22s announced at the same conference, the Tab S8 range is split into three models : a standard edition, a Plus version and a top-of-the-range model called Ultra.
On the software side, the three tablets run Android 12 with Samsung’s latest overlay, One UI 4.1. During the announcement, Samsung teased at length the new software in its range of touch slates. Shortly after the event, the South Korean giant also committed to deploying Android 12L on its tablets, starting with the Tab S8, report our colleagues from 9to5Google.
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Samsung confirms the deployment of Android 12L on the Tab S8
Asked by the media, a Samsung spokesperson confirmed the arrival of the next Android 12L update on his tablets. Unfortunately, the manager still does not know when the interface will be offered on the Tab S8, and the previous tablets stamped Samsung.
“We are in constant conversation with our collaborators at Google and Android, and we are committed to bringing Android 12L to our tablets in the future. Currently, we don’t have a fixed timeline on when Android 12L will be available on these devices.” explains the spokesperson on the sidelines of the Samsung Unpacked conference.
For the record, Android 12L is an intermediate update of the operating system intended for terminals with large screens, such as foldable phones in particular, or tablets. Currently available in beta, the update should land en final and stable version during the first quarter of 2022, i.e. before the end of March. The Pixel Fold, Google’s first foldable phone, is rumored to be the first smartphone to benefit from the update.
The update will not only be offered on Samsung tablets. The interface developed by Google is also intended to foldable smartphones that convert into small tabletslike the Galaxy Z Fold 3. Samsung has already confirmed the arrival of the interface on its foldable.