Samsung brings Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition to the US

Samsung brings Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition to the US

Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung Electronics' Mobile Communications, gives a speech during a launching ceremony for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 8 in Seoul September 12, 2017. For everyone else this update so far. The $994 device was detailed in a press release earlier today, with authorized Samsung partners taking orders for the "business-first" phablet from today. As ...

It's an unlocked device as a result, with some of its chief attractions being Samsung Knox Configure and Samsung Enterprise Firmware Over the Air, which let IT administrators easily configure the devices remotely and update every device in the system at once. Users who are interested in applying for the program and taking an early look at Android 8.0 Oreo on their Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus device must have an active account with Samsung and meet certain requirements The beta program is provided through the Samsung+ app in the USA, and the Samsung Members app in other parts of the world, both of which are free in Google Play.

In the leak, Samsung also notes that the beta program is "First come, first served", so you'll want to act fast.

It seems pretty simple a distinction, but making a phone for enterprise users is actually more nuanced than just preloading a bunch of business apps on a handset. The software presents a lot of new smileys, as well as a sufficient number of updated old. Some of the features included in Android 8.1 Oreo DP1 are adaptive Light/Dark UI, semi-transparent Quick Settings, settings app with new colour, auto-dimming of navigation bars and less bugging notification alerts. However, it's unclear if all those improvements will make it into Samsung's version of the update. Even though the OS is not yet rolling out, we now have more details of what to expect. They've asked that the device offer built-in and centralized device configuration and security solutions, and that it include the option to support both single-carrier and multi-carrier deployment strategies", "The Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition is the solution we've been waiting for.

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