Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) to get Android 7.0 update soon

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Samsung had unveiled the Galaxy A5 (2017) earlier this year running Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), but it looks like the phone will soon get the Android 7.0 update. The company received Wi-Fi certification for the Galaxy A5 (2017) running Android 7.0 earlier today, which means that the South Korean smartphone giant is close to releasing the Android 7.0 (Nougat) update to the smartphone.

The Galaxy A5 (2017) features a 5.2-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display with support for Always On Display. It comes with a 16-megapixel primary camera and a 16-megapixel secondary camera, both with f/1.9 aperture and 1080p video recording. The phone comes equipped with an octa-core Exynos 7880 processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, a microSD card slot, and a 3,000mAh battery.

Samsung has already released the Android 7.0 update for various Galaxy S and Galaxy Note series of smartphones, and now it’s time for the Galaxy A series smartphones to get the Nougat update.


The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is a big step closer to the update to Android 7.0 Nougat . The device has received its Wi-Fi certification with the new software.


Both the Galaxy A5 (2017) and here available A7 (2017) are almost ready to update to Android 7.0.This is evident from the newly Vernieuwe certification of the devices in the Wi-Fi Alliance.





Recently got the Galaxy A5 from 2016 all the nougat update , and now also the Galaxy A5 (2017) almost ready. This Samsung device to testing is the Android version we knew equally. Now the new software seems ready for action, witnessing obtain new certification by the Wi-Fi Alliance (see eg PDF ).



That we know of course exactly when Samsung will launch the update for the device. In the past, followed updates sometimes quite rapidly after certification, but it could also take weeks. However, we assume that the Android 7.0 update for the Galaxy A5 (2017) will first launch overseas. Appliances in the Netherlands then follow at a later time.

The Galaxy A5 (2017) came as any A-Phone so far, the market with a just-not-quite-new version of the Android operating system. So it was clear from day one that the device will be updated to Android Nougat. Last year, the Galaxy A5 (2016) the update to Android Marshmallow from late July . For the A5 (2017) is such a planning forecast , but it’s always wait and see how it goes in practice.

Yet in any case clear that the Nougat update for the Galaxy A5 (2017) is coming. Now we just have to wait – hopefully within the next several weeks – extent. Once the deployment begins, we will of course already a preview of the new software on the device.