Samsung has rolled out the Android 9 Pie update for its Galaxy J3 (2017) smartphone. The update is currently rolling in Russia and Vietnam.
The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) was launched alongside the Galaxy J5 (2017) and Galaxy J7 (2017) back in the year 2017 with Android Nougat. The smartphone received Android Oreo update last year and now it has received the latest Pie update as well.
The smartphone is receiving the update in Russia and Vietnam with build numbers J330FXXU3CSG6 and J330GDXU3CSG7, respectively. The new firmware comes with Android Pie features as well as the July 2019 security patch.
Android 9.0 Pie update brings New Quick Settings UI design, Redesigned volume slider, Advanced Battery with AI Support, Notch Support, Improved Adaptive Brightness, Manual theme selection, Android Dashboard which Google calls Digital Wellbeing.
Since the update is being rolled out over-the-air, it may take some time before it comes to your device and will reach all the users in the coming weeks. One can also manually check for the update by going to Settings ->About Phone -> Software Update. Your device should be at least 50% charged with a stable Wi-Fi network before starting the update.
To recall the specs, the Galaxy J3 (2017) features a 5-inch HD display with 720 x 1280 pixel resolution. It is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos 7570 processor coupled with 2GB RAM. It has 16 GB of internal storage with expandable memory of 256GB via microSD card and a removable 2400 mAh battery. The Galaxy J3 (2017) has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera with a f/2.2 aperture.