Samsung has started rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for its Galaxy J5 (2016). The smartphone was spotted running Android Nougat few months back. The smartphone was launched with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box wrapped under TouchWiz UI. Also Read - YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps stops working on these phones from today: Check if your phone is in the listAlso Read - WhatsApp to stop working for these Android phones, iPhones: Check if your phone is in the list
This update is rolling out over-the-air, and, if you receive an update notification, just tap on Install now. The update can take a couple of days to reach all the units. However, if you don t receive a notification or can t wait for it, you can check for the update manually by going to Settings -> About phone -> System updates -> Install now. According to Sammobile, the update, as of now is only available in select European markets, and will slowly roll out to other regions in the coming weeks.
The update comes with a host of improvements and features including new power saving and background management features. The update also brings added support for dual-SIM dual-standby for 4G and 3G networks. The new update will also allow users to integrate GIFs directly on your keyboard with compatible apps like Google Allo, Google Messenger and Hangouts. The update also allows users to launch actions within an app by long pressing the app. Apart from the Nougat update, users will also get Samsung‘s Experience 8.5 user interface, which includes some improvements like Samsung Cloud integration, a new Device Manager app, as well as shutter button zoom option for the camera. ALSO READ: From Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4; here s a list of phones getting Android Oreo
To recap on the specifications front, the Galaxy J5 (2016) features a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED HD display, a quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB onboard storage. On the photography front, the smartphone houses a 13-megapixel rear camera, and a 5-megapixel selfie camera. The phone is armed with a 3,100mAh battery.