Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) in India receives official Android 7.0 Nougat update

Android 7.0 Nougat update for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) clocks in at 1385.98 megabytes packed with new features and improvements.

Samsung has finally rolled out the official Android 7.0 Nougat update to Galaxy A5 (2017) smartphones in India. This comes after Galaxy A7 (2017) received the update on Monday.

The 2017 iteration of Galaxy A5 was launched earlier this year with Android 6.0 Marshmallow on board. The Android 7.0 Nougat update comes firmware version A520FXXUBQI5 at 1385.98 megabytes packed with new features and improvements.

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Apart from the redesigned user interface, Android Nougat comes with more features like Dual Messenger and Samsung Pass. The Dual Messenger feature allows users to set up two accounts in an instant messenger or social networking app.

Samsung also makes the interface more stable, more efficient and faster, while the notifications system, quick settings buttons and split windows are all enhanced. Improvements on facial and iris recognition and S Pen are not applicable to the devices.

According to Google's latest data, about 12.3 per cent of qualified devices have already been updated with Android 7.0 Nougat since launch in August 2016. This means, more devices still have to get Android Nougat before Android 8.0 Oreo.