Samsung has reportedly started rolling out the Android 8.1 Oreo Update for the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) was launched last year with Android 7.0 Marshmallow operating system.
As per a report of SamMobile, the Galaxy J5 (2017) has now directly jumped to Android 8.1 Oreo and the update comes with the Android August 2018 security patch. The update is currently rolling out in Poland and is expected to be rolling in global markets as well in the future. It comes with the version number J530FXXU2BRH5. Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) users can check for the update can directly go to the Settings > Software update.
The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) was launched with Galaxy J3 (2017) and Galaxy J7 (2017) smartphones. As per the report, Galaxy J3 (2017) had already received the Android 8.0 Oreo a few weeks before. It is now to be seen that when the company will release the Oreo update for Galaxy J7 (2017).
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.
Meanwhile, in a related story, the Samsung Galaxy A8 Star has gone on sale on Amazon for the first time today. The smartphone is priced Rs 34,990 and it is now available for sale exclusively on Amazon in Black and White colour variants.