Suddenly: Samsung Galaxy tablet Tab A (2016) started to upgrade to Android Oreo

Samsung, unexpectedly, released an update to Android Oreo for free two years ago — A Galaxy Tab (2016)

Samsung, unexpectedly, released an update to Android Oreo for free two years ago — A Galaxy Tab (2016)

Samsung, unexpectedly, released an update to Android Oreo for free two years ago — A Galaxy Tab (2016).
What is known

According to the publication SamMobile, the 10-inch model of the tablet Galaxy Tab A, (2016) has received new firmware based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The update added point notifications, autocomplete, mode “picture in picture” and much more. In addition, the developers have improved the device and installed the November security patch.

The new version of the software is available in South Korea and the United Arab Emirates. Most likely, it also will soon get the device in other countries.
If you suddenly forgot

Recall, Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016) came with a preinstalled version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Later it was updated to Android 7.0 Nougat. The tablet has a 10.1-inch PLS LCD display with a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels, the processor Exynos 7870, 2/3 GB RAM and 16/32 GB ROM.

Source: SamMobile