Android 8.0 Oreo may be out officially, but OEMs like Samsung are still rolling out the year-old Nougat upgrade to its mid-range portfolio. The most recent phone to finally get a bite of the latter is the Galaxy J7 Prime in India.
The Galaxy J7 Prime has actually begun receiving Android 7.0 Nougat just a few days after the Galaxy J7 (2016) got it. The update was first revealed in a tweet by a user named Guruprasad and then highlighted on SamMobile. Samsung itself hasn’t said anything about it, but the promotion will likely be rolling out slowly to all owners.
The Nougat update has the firmware version G610FDDU1BQH9 and weighs in at a hefty 1143.09MB, so it would be best to download it over a Wi-Fi connection. Post installation, people can look forward to a new UX and brand new Dual Messenger function.
Galaxy J7 Prime owners will also be greeted with improved notifications, multi-window, and quick settings usability. Samsung’s even enhanced the speed of system upgrades and app installation, ensuring that it efficiently utilizes space for the setting up of downloaded applications.
Specifications of the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime:
– OS: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, upgradable to Nougat
– Display: 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels
– CPU: 1.6GHz octa-core
– RAM: 3GB
– Memory: 16GB, expandable up to 265GB
– Camera: 13MP main, 8MP front
– Battery: 3300mAh
– Weight: 167g
– Size: 151.7 x 75 x 8mm
– Connectivity: USB 2.0, dual-SIM, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS
You can check if your Galaxy J7 Prime has been blessed with the Nougat upgrade by heading to Settings, followed by About Device, and finally choosing Download Updates Manually.