Samsung is reportedly updating the Galaxy J5 Prime smartphone, which was launched back in 2016. The smartphone was launched with Android Marshmallow out-of-the-box, and is now receiving the Android Oreo update. Also Read - Samsung could reportedly discontinue flagship Galaxy Note seriesAlso Read - Samsung Galaxy A12 and Galaxy A02S entry-level smartphones announced
The Android Oreo update is being rolled out in phases, and as per Android Soul, some users in the UAE have received the update. There is however no word on when the update will reach Indian users. Samsung is rolling out the G570FXXU1CRH9 update, which takes the Galaxy J5 Prime to Android version 8.0 Oreo. The update is 918MB in size, so it would be advisable to use a steady Wi-Fi for the update process. Also Read - Samsung brings Google Assistant support for 2020 Smart TV lineup
As mentioned, the roll out is in phases and should be reaching all users in a matter of days. Users will be notified when the update is ready. Alternatively, you can head over to Settings to manually check for the update.
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Samsung had launched the Galaxy J5 Prime in India back in 2016 with a price tag of Rs 14,790. It came with features like a 5-inch HD display, quad-core Exynos SoC, 2GB RAM, and 16GB expandable internal storage. The device also featured a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel selfie camera, 2,400mAh battery, and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots, and 4G VoLTE support.
In the meanwhile, if all the rumors are to be believed, Samsung is gearing up to launch the Galaxy J6 Prime. As the name suggests, it will be the successor to the Galaxy J5 Prime. The upcoming device is rumored to feature a tall Infinity Display with 18:9 aspect ratio, Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC, and dual-camera setup at the back.