Samsung has rolled out the latest Android Nougat update for itsGalaxy J7 (2016) smartphone. However, the update has just been rolled out in the Russia for now but we expect it to soon be available for other regions as well. Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) was launched in India last year in 2016 with Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. The smartphone comes in three different colours – White, Black and Gold.
Recently, Samsung rolled out new Over the Air (OTA) update for Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) smartphone in India. The OTA update brought new value added features and update, but the key update was Pay Mini support in the device. Samsung Pay Mini service is essentially a stripped-down version of the Samsung Pay. The update included the June 2017 security patch, various bug fixes, tweaks, and improvements. The Samsung Pay Mini supports third-party wallets and India’s national money transfer service UPI.
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.
The company advises you to update when the battery in your phone is at least 50% charged and you are connected to a Wi-Fi network. Users must have 2GB of free space to download and install the update as the update weighs 970MB. 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.
To brief out the specifications, the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) comes with a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) AMOLED display. It is powered by 1.6 GHz octa-core processor with 3GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage which can be further expanded to 128GB via a micro SD card. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and packs in a 3,300 mAh battery.
The Galaxy J7 (2016) has a 13-megapixel camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera. This dual SIM smartphone also offers 4G-LTE, GPS/A-GPS, WiFi, NFC Bluetooth 4.0 and a microUSB 2.0 port. The J7 measures 151.7 x 75.9 x 7.8 mm and weighs 170 grams.