Users can register themselves in the Galaxy Beta program to get the update for beta testing
South Korean manufacturer Samsung launched the Galaxy C5 Pro last year in March. The mid-range device initially came pre-loaded with Android 6.0 Marshmallow but was later updated to Android 7.0 Nougat. The smartphone will get the Android 8.0 upgrade too.
The company officially announced that the Galaxy C5 Pro Android 8.0 beta would be opened on July 5th at 9:00 am Beijing time. Users who want to get a slice of the new update can participate in the Galaxy Beta Program. This beta program is currently available for Chinese consumers of the Galaxy C5 Pro. Later the company may release full OTA globally when the stable version is available.
At the completion of the Galaxy Beta program registration process, users will be able to download and install the beta update by manually clicking the Software Update menu (Settings> Software Update> Download Update). Users are advised to back up their data to prevent any data loss mishap.
The Galaxy C5 Pro features an Aluminium body and a 5.2 inch Super AMOLED Gorilla Glass protected display with a resolution of (1080 x 1920 pixels) and an aspect ratio of 16:9. It is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 chipset coupled with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage which can be further expandable to 256 GB with a microSD card. In the optics department, it sports a 16 MP camera on the front and back with f/1.9 aperture. It came with a fingerprint sensor in the front and is backed by a 2600 mAh battery. It is available in Lake Blue, Maple Leaf, Powder Rose colour options. Other features include Active Noise cancellation FM Radio, Dual SIM, Face detection and more. It comes at a price tag of Rs 24,990 in India.