Samsung recently treated the two-year-old Galaxy J7 Prime with Android Oreo update, whereas the Galaxy J4, Galaxy J7 (2016), Galaxy A5 (2016) were also updated with the latest Android security patches. Now, the Galaxy C7 Pro, which was launched last year in April with Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, is now being updated to Android Oreo OS.
According to a report on SamMobile, the update also brings November 2018 security patch, and it is being rolled out to users in India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. The update carries build number C701FDDU1CRK1. Being an over-the-air (OTA) update, it may take a while before it reaches your device. You can manually check for updates by heading over to Settings > About > Software Updates. What is interesting to note here is that while the flagship Galaxy S9 and Note 9 smartphones are still running on October security patches, it is good to see Samsung treating the popular mid-range smartphones with latest security updates.
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Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro specifications and features
The Galaxy C7 Pro comes with a 5.7-inch full HD (1080p) Super AMOLED display. It was the first smartphone to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 626 octa-core SoC (2.2GHz) made on the 14nm process. It is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. A microSD card slot for further storage expansion is also present.
The smartphone features a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, aperture of F/1.9 and full HD video recording capabilities, and a 16-megapixel front camera. On the connectivity front, the smartphone features 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and NFC. There is also a USB Type-C reversible port for charging and data transfer. To keep things running, the smartphone has a 3,300mAh battery.