One of Samsung’s older smartphones, the Galaxy C7, has started receiving Android Nougat update. Samsung had launched the Galaxy C7 along with the Galaxy C5 in China in July last year. The Galaxy C7 was launched with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box.
Samsung is gradually rolling out the Android Nougat update, and it should soon reach all users. If you haven’t received an alert for the update you can manually do so by going to Settings -> Software Update. According to a screenshot provided by an early adopter (via GSMArena), the software update is sized 1,142MB, and brings new features in addition to Android Nougat. Galaxy C7 users get Samsung Experience with Android Nougat update. Samsung Experience is the company’s rebranded version of its custom UI previously known as TouchWiz.
Android Nougat also brings Samsung’s popular Always-On Display feature to the Galaxy C7. More features include support for multi-window, and also improvements for the Settings menu. The update also includes a new security patch but the month hasn’t been mentioned. Apps on the Galaxy C7 are also said to install faster, and perform better with Android Nougat.
Samsung’s Galaxy C7 features a 5.7-inch full HD Super AMOLED display, and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor paired with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone offers two storage options of 32GB and 64GB, which are both expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro begins receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update
In the photography department, the Galaxy C7 sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash. Up front, it houses an 8-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling. Its connectivity options include dual-SIM support, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, and NFC. The smartphone is fueled by a 3,000mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. The Galaxy C7 also comes with support for Samsung Pay, and has a fingerprint sensor embedded in the home button. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Review: Big screen and reliable performance, but at a very high price