After recently rolling out the Android Nougat Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) in India, Samsung has now rolled out the Nougat 7.0 update for its Galaxy J7 Prime smartphone in India, as per a report of SamMobile. The update brings some new features which include a new UX along with improved notifications and quick settings. Other changes include Dual Messenger and improved multi-window features. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime was originally launched with Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system in 16GB and 32GB internal variants.
The software firmware version for this update is G610FDDU1BQH9 for the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime and the update is sized at 1143.09MB. Do keep in mind that before you go for the downloading the update, check that battery of your smartphone. It should have at least 50% charge and 2GB of free space is available. Since the update is being rolled out over-the-air, 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.
For the specs, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime has a metal body and a 5.5-inch 2.5D glass display that comes with 1920×1080 pixels resolution and Gorilla Glass 4. It is powered by a 1.6 GHz Octa-core processor, which is paired with 3GB RAM and 16GB/32GB internal storage. An expandable storage slot is there for a micro SD card of up-to 256 GB capacity. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and also offers a fingerprint scanner, which is integrated on the home button.
The Galaxy J7 Prime has a 3300 mAh battery and comes with S Bike mode. To activate S Bike mode, all you have to do is attach an NFC tag, which comes bundled with the phone, with your bike (like on the petrol tank). Just before getting on your bike, the user just needs to tap the phone with the NFC tag that will turn on the S Bike mode. Once activated, callers will hear a message that the person is riding and they can leave messages.