Samsung is now reportedly rolling out the Android 9 Pie update to an older Galaxy J7 Nxt smartphone. Thesmartphone was launched in India in the year 2017 with Android Nougat but was later updated to Android 8.1 Oreo last year.
As per a report of SamMobile, the update for the Galaxy J7 Nxt is initially limited to Thailand but it is expected to roll out to other regions as well. In addition to new features from Android Pie, the phone will also get Samsung’s latest One UI interface.
The user interface will come with new features like a system-wide Night mode, navigation gestures, a floating mode for the Samsung Keyboard app, and Adaptive Battery. The update also brings the May 2019 Android security patch to the device.
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 Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt features a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixel) Super AMOLED display. It is powered by a 1.6GHz Octa-Core processor coupled with 2GB/3GB RAM. Both the memory variants can be further expandable up to 256GB via a micro SD card. The smartphone is backed by a 3,000 mAh battery. It has a 13-megapixel camera with the f/1.9 aperture in the rear and 5-megapixel with the f/2.2 aperture in the front.