Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 starts receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat update

Here's how you can install Android 7.1.1 Nougat on Galaxy Tab A 9.7.

  • Updated: September 29, 2017 9:46 AM IST

Samsung is rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for its two-year-old tablet, the Galaxy Tab A 9.7. The tablet has already been spotted running on Android Nougat on GeekBench. The latest Android Nougat update for Galaxy Tab A 9.7 is available in Germany, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, and Spain. This might be the last major software update for the Galaxy Tab A 9.7 considering it has already received Android 6.0 Marshmallow in the first half of 2016.

The update will be rolled out via OTA. Once the update hits the device, users will get the notification for the same. You can also check for the update manually by going to Settings -> About -> System Update -> Check for Update. Download the update and install it. Make sure you have enough battery, and stable Wi-Fi connection for an easy update.

As a result of the update, users will see new feature with the Android 7.1.1 Nougat roll-out. These include multi-window app support, power-saving ‘Doze’ feature, and background system updates among others. Another interesting feature that comes with the update is instant apps, which allows users to begin using or testing an app within Google Play Store before actually downloading the app. Additionally, the update will also help users save battery, and consume less memory. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review: The iPad Pro alternative worth considering

As far as specifications are concerned, the Galaxy Tab A flaunts a 9.7 -inch (1024×768 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz Cortex-A53 quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. Also included are a 5-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, 16GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card, and a 4,200mAh battery.Connectivity options include LTE support, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7
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  • Published Date: September 29, 2017 9:45 AM IST
  • Updated Date: September 29, 2017 9:46 AM IST