Samsung is rolling out a small update for a couple of its older smartphones. These devices include the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge. This new Samsung Galaxy S7 update is incremental in nature and focuses on introducing the latest security patch. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S7 receiving latest February 2019 security patch
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S7 update detailsAlso Read - Samsung Galaxy S7 found vulnerable to Meltdown, could be exploited for spying
As per SamMobile, the latest software update for the Samsung devices is rolling out in select markets. These include France, Poland, UK, Belgium, Austria, Ireland, Portugal, Greece, Netherlands, Switzerland, Croatia, Italy, Germany, and Spain to name a few. The report claims that this update could soon roll out in other regions as well. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge receive Android Oreo update in India
As mentioned, the objective of this update is rolling out August 2019 Android security patch. Samsung has revealed before that this security patch includes seven critical fixes from Google for vulnerabilities affecting the Android OS. It also includes 17 fixes from Samsung for issues affecting Galaxy devices.
As is usually the case, the update is rolling out in phases. It should reach all units in the coming days. Users will receive a notification once the OTA update is ready. Alternatively, they can head over to Settings to manually check for and download the update.
Prices in India, features, specifications
Samsung launched the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge smartphones in India back in March 2016. The launch came about a month after the global unveil at MWC 2016 in Barcelona. Both devices originally launched with price tags close to the Rs 50,000 mark, but are now available via different sources for much less.
|Features||Samsung Galaxy S7||Samsung Galaxy S7 edge|
|Chipset||Exynos 8890 64-bit octa-core processors||Octa-Core Processor|
|OS||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI||Android|
|Display||Super AMOLED display-5.1-inch-QHD (2560*1440 pixels)||AMOLED display-5.5 inches|
|Internal Memory||32 GB , 4GB RAM||128GB, 4GB RAM|
|Rear Camera||12 MP with f/1.7 lens aperture,Dual Pixel||12 MP with f/1.7 aperture|
|Front Camera||5 MP||5 MP with f/1.7 aperture|
|Battery||3000 mAh battery||3600 mAh battery|