Samsung is finally updating the Galaxy J5 (2016) to Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The company has started rolling out the update in select markets and it also features latest Samsung Experience 8.5 user interface as well.
According to a report by SamMobile, the company is currently rolling out the update in Poland and select European markets. The brand has included the latest Experience 8.5 UI into the firmware, which is present in company’s flagship devices like the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8.
The update will also bring a host of interesting features like integration of Samsung Cloud, a revamped Device Manager application and a shutter button zoom option for the camera app. Users can check for the update by going to Settings > About Device > Download Updates Manually. However, there is no information when the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update will be available for the Indian market.
To brief out the specifications, Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) has a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED HD (1280 x 720 pixels) display and is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, along with Adreno 305 GPU and 2 GB RAM. The J5 (2016) offers 16GB of internal storage, with an option to expand up to 64GB via micro SD card. The phone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system and is backed by a 3100 mAh battery, which claims to offer 21 hours of talk time on a 3G network.
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For the camera, the smartphone has a 13-megapixel autofocus camera and an LED flash at the back while a 5-megapixel camera on the front. The camera features include CMOS, f/1.9, Auto Focus, Beauty Face, Continuous Shot, Interval Shot, Panorama, Sports Mode, Sound and Shot Mode, and Zoom support. Besides this, the smartphone offers 4G, Bluetooth, GPS, WiFi, NFC and a Micro USB port for connectivity and measures at 145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm weighing 158 grams.