The update is a minor one and brings some changes and improvements to the device. With the Galaxy S8 Active update, the phone now supports Mobile Hotspot APN and HDR API for DirecTV. You will also see improved network performance. Apart from that, there are several bug fixes, patch for the BlueBorne exploit, and the November Android security patch will also be installed.
The Galaxy S7 Active update also includes the November Android security patch, and fixes for the BlueBorne and KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerabilities. Once again, there are other bug fixes and under-the-hood improvements.
The software build number for the Galaxy S8 Active is G891AUCS2BQK4 and for the Galaxy S7 Active, it’s G892AUCU2AQK3. On the Galaxy S8 Active, the update can weigh between 370MB to 401MB, whereas the S7 Active update only weighs about 37MB.