25 Apr 2017

SEAP Newsletter - April 2017

By Anna (Marketing Coordinator)
What's new in Samsung Knox 2.8?
Discover new tools and features available in Knox 2.8

Introducing Knox 2.8, the latest update to our security platform! Learn everything you need to know about the newest SDKs, APIs and other enhanced security features. Knox 2.8 features are available on Samsung Galaxy devices running on Nougat (v7.x) and above, including the recently released Samsung Galaxy S8.

To read a more comprehensive overview of Knox 2.8 and a look at the technical details please visit this blog post.
Galaxy S8 display earns DisplayMate's highest ever A+ grade
"The best-performing smartphone display that we have ever tested"
The Galaxy S8 Infinity Display has received the highest grade of A+ from DisplayMate Technologies. The report provides a detailed analysis of the device's high-performance hardware as well as the advanced features and functions such as the 2960 x 1440, 570 pixel-per-inch Quad HD+ display, the highest resolution currently available in a smartphone with an OLED display. To read more visit Samsung Newsroom.
New app package names with Android Nougat (v7.x)
Stay informed about recent APK namespace changes
With the Android Nougat (v7.x) release, there have been a few names changes for apps that are pre-loaded onto Samsung devices. This was to move the app package names from the Android namespace to the Samsung namespace.

Here are the apps with new package names:

Click here to learn more details specifically for Enterprise IT Admins and Solution Partners and Developers.
Secure Folder
Enhanced security. Easy setup. Compatibility with Android 7.0 or later.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 offers users several effective mechanisms to better protect data. One of these features is Secure Folder, a security solution which helps mobile users protect their valuable data and information such as private apps and files. It leverages the defense-grade Samsung Knox security platform to create an encrypted space on Samsung Galaxy Smartphones. As there is no MDM required to manage Secure Folder, this solution is suitable for personal and business use. To learn more please visit this page.