Well the wait is over.
The LibreELEC 8 final release is out.
Changes since 7.95.3 include:
Fix for TVheadend issues in the WeTek Play 2 DVB driver
Fix for interactive governor causing slowdown issues on the WeTek Core
Fix for missing Bluetooth “connect and trust” option when pairing
Fix for missing ir-keytable streamzap support after recent changes
Updates to refine lirc repeat timing changes
Update WeTek Play 2 remote keymap to expose more buttons
Updates to linux-amlogic 3.10 (arm) and 3.14 (aarch64) kernels
Add hexdump busybox applet needed for Odroid_C2 overclocking
I am going to try it out tonight and report my experience over the next days.