Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime has reported started receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update in India. The Galaxy J7 Prime, which is the bigger size variant of the smartphone has already started receiving the update about a month ago. The update is 1066.76 MB in size and therefore, it is recommend that you download it on WiFi connection.
According to a report from SamMobile, Galaxy J5 Prime has received the Android 7.0 Nougat update and not the latest version Android 7.1.1 Nougat that has few bug fixes and features like long press icon on home screen to perform in-app actions from there itself.
The update on the J5 Prime is an over the air (OTA) update, which means it will automatically land on your phone if it is connected to internet. In case you don't receive any notification, you can also manually download it by going in to your phone's Settings > About phone> System updates> Check For update.
For those of you who receive the update notification, press the download button given in the notification. Press Restart and Install button. The phone will start to reboot and your update will be downloaded automatically in some time.
The Android Nougat 7.0 update will give both phones features like the split screen mode, quick switch, the UI tuner, improved notifications and easy access to app notifications. The other devices from Samsung that are expected to receive the Android Nougat update next are Galaxy J5 (2016), Galaxy Tab A 8.0 and Galaxy Tab A 9. These devices have been spotted running Android 7.1.1 Nougat on several benchmark websites like the Geekbench, GFXBench and Wi-Fi Alliance. The C-series phones like Galaxy C5, Galaxy C7 and Galaxy C7 Pro are also expected to receive the Android Nougat update shortly.
To recall, Samsung launched the Galaxy J5 Prime alongside the J7 Prime last year in India. The phone was launched at Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The Galaxy J5 Prime is a dual-SIM phone with a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display, and 1.4GHz quad-core SoC paired with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone was launched at Rs 14,790.
Recently, Samsung officially reduced the price of both the Galaxy J7 Prime and the Galaxy J5 Prime by Rs 2,000 from their launch prices.The Galaxy J5 Prime, which comes with a 5-inch HD display is now selling for Rs 12,990, while the Galaxy J7 Prime which is fitted with a 5.5 inch full HD screen is available at Rs 14,990.