Samsung has rolled out the Android 9 Pie update for its two year old Galaxy J5 (2017) smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) was launched in the year 2017 with Android 7.0 Marshmallow operating system. The phone received Android 8.1 Oreo update last year.
As per a report of SamMobile, the Galaxy J5 (2017) has received Android 9.0 Pie with Samsung’s new One UI on top and the update comes with the Android August 2019 security patch as well. The update is currently rolling out in Russia and is expected to be rolling in global markets as well in the future.
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) users can check for the update can directly go to the Settings > Software update. Before starting the update, your device should be at least 50% charged with a stable Wi-Fi network.
The latest UI features newly designed controls at the bottom with larger search box or text at the first half, which it claims will be easier to navigate as compared to its predecessor. Apart from this, users will be able to use new gesture controls, vertical volume controls, a new pill-shaped icon for navigations, refined notifications and Quick Settings and new power menu among others.
To recall, the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) features a 5.2-inch HD Super (1280×720 pixels)AMOLED display, powered by a 1.6 GHz Octa-core Exynos 7870 processor with Mali T830 GPU. It has 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage and 256GB expandable storage slot via a micro SD card. The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture. For the front also, it has a 13-megapixel camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture. For the battery, it has a 3000 mAh battery with connectivity features like dual sim slot, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS and micro USB port.