Samsung is currently seeding an update for its two-year-old Galaxy J5 Prime smartphone which will port the firmware of the device to Android Oreo. This will be the second major update to the mid-range device which initially came with Android Marshmallow out-of-the-box.
The update comes almost a year after the Galaxy J5 Prime was shifted to Android Nougat and is currently out for users in the UAE. This means an update to users in other regions will start in phases, reports The Android Soul.
Weighing in at under 920MB, the latest update to the Galaxy J5 Prime is modelled as G570FXXU1CRH9 and will be available to you when prompted to. Interested users can head over to Settings > System updates to check for the update manually.
Samsung recently revised the Android roadmap for its older device and also made it clear that Galaxy J7 (2016) will be ported to Android Oreo by December 2018. The company has also rolled out updates to Android 8.0 to its Galaxy J7 Nxt, J7 Core, C7 and C5 Pro in the past month.
To recall, the Galaxy J5 Prime came with Exynos quad-core processor, 2GB RAM. Up to 32GB memory and a 5-inch HD (720p) display. The device initially ran on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with a 2,400mAh battery to fuel the device. There’s a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/1.9 aperture and an LED flash, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with a f/2.2 aperture for selfies and video chats.