Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Android 10 update now live

Samsung seems to have gotten more aware about the near arrival of Android 11 and hence is rolling out Android 10 for a number of its devices. Just today, Samsung rolled out Android 10 for Samsung Galaxy A8 Star, also known as Galaxy A9 Star in China.

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Numerous sources have confirmed the rolling out of Android 10 in the second quarter of this year for a number of devices as the developers have already discussed that Android 11 will be launched during the 3rd quarter of 2020. Users are expecting to receive the Android 11 update notification around September, hopefully.

Since the developers have recently commenced working on the Android 11, smartphone that is not compatible with Android 10 seems to fall behind. This is primarily due to the fact that they aren’t eligible for the upcoming Android 11. 

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A few fundamental insights on the Galaxy A8 Star


The world-famous Samsung has come to a conclusion of rolling out Android 10 to another of their smartphones. This update will be rolling out in the Samsung Galaxy A8 Star device. However, according to the Chinese market, the Samsung Galaxy A8 Star is referred to as the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star. 

Moreover, the A8 Star is offered with a new skin. The update can be recognized by the customers through its build number: G8850ZCU4CTD8  

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Galaxy A8 Star Android 10 changelog update


The Galaxy A8 Star Android 10 update incorporates the April 2020 Android security patch update as well. Since this is an OTA, the update is not yet readily available for your devices. However, if you are amongst those Android users who are thin on patience, you can acquire this firmware from SamMobile here. 

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star

The Chinese doppelganger of the Galaxy A8 Star further has the firmware available on SamFrew here. Moreover, outline below are the Samsung Galaxy A series devices that have already been updated to Android 10: 

  • Galaxy A80
  • Galaxy A60
  • Galaxy A70
  • Galaxy A50s
  • Galaxy A30s
  • Galaxy A40
  • Galaxy A10s
  • Galaxy A20
  • Galaxy A6
  • Galaxy A9
  • Galaxy A7

An overview of the matter

As mentioned earlier, Android 10 is rolling out of Samsung Galaxy devices while developers are preparing for releasing the Android 11 update, which will be made available by September. 

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