After rolling out Android Nougat update in Thailand last month, Samsung has now rolled out the Nougat 7.0 update for its Galaxy A7 (2017) smartphone in India, as per a report of SamMobile. Samsung launched the Galaxy A7 2017 smartphone in India earlier this year with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system. The update also includes the Dual Messenger feature that lets you setup two accounts of a social networking site.
The software firmware version for this update is A720FXXU2BQI2 for the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) with a file size o 1376.35MB. Do keep in mind that before you go for the downloading and installing the update, check the battery and storage of your smartphone. It should have at least 50 percent of charge and 2GB of free space is available. Since the update is being rolled out via over-the-air (OTA), it may take some time before it comes to your device. One can also manually check for the update by going to Settings ->About Phone -> Software Update.
Android Nougat brings in a bunch of new features including split-screen multitasking, more customisable quick settings, improved Google keyboard, enhanced notifications, and recent applications window. Further, the latest Android OS version also brings in ‘Double Tap’ on the Recent button to switch between the two most recent apps which come in very handy at times. For extended battery life, Android Nougat comes with ‘Doze on the go’ which will get activated even if your Nougat running device is in your pocket.
As far as specs are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) features a 5.7-inch full HD Super AMOLED 2.5D curved display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It is powered by a Octa-Core 1.9 GHz Exynos 7880 Processor with Mali-T830MP3 GPU. It comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.
On the camera front, the Galaxy A7 (2017) sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.9, 27mm, autofocus, LED flash, 1080p video recording, and another 16-megapixel sensor with f/1.9 on the front for selfies and video chats. The device gets is strength from a 3600 mAh battery with Fast Charging support and also houses a fingerprint scanner. Besides, the smartphone offers Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C. The device measures 156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm.