Samsung's Galaxy A5 (2017) is now getting Android 7.0 Nougat


It looks like Samsung is slowly beginning to roll out Android Nougat to the 2017 version of its notable Galaxy A5 mid-ranger. The update is reportedly rolling out in Russia as we speak, but it’s quite likely that rollout to other regions is also underway. Thus, if you own a Galaxy A5 (2017), it’s worth heading to Settings -> Software update and manually checking if the update is available for you. 

Aside from the latest openly available version of Android, the update also brings a slightly refreshed interface, a redesigned Multi Window multitasking feature that feels …


Official: No Android 7.0 Nougat updates for Lenovo's Phab2 series

It looks like Lenovo is done with updates for the Phab2 series, even though some of the smartphones were launched less than a year ago. For some reason, the Chinese company has decided that the Phab2 Pro, the first widely-available Tango-enable smartphone, is not worth the trouble and should remain on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Along with the Phab2 Pro, four other smartphones will not receive any other major Android OS updates: Lenovo Phab, Phab Plus, Phab2, and Phab2 Plus. The first two will remain on Android 5.0 Lollipop, while the other two will not be updated …

Android 7.0 Nougat update rolling out to Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

It’s been about a month since we reported the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) might soon get the long-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update. The smartphone was certified at Wi-Alliance back in July, and the listing revealed it runs a new version of the OS.

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) was launched in January with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on board, even though Google had released Nougat for several months already.

It looks like Samsung is determined to fix that as Android 7.0 Nougat is now rolling out to Galaxy A7 (2017). SamMobile reports the update is now available in Thailand, but this is just …

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) starts receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update

After months of waiting, the cheapest smartphone in the Galaxy A (2017) series is finally getting Android 7.0 Nougat update. Back in May, Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) was spotted at GFXBench running a new version of Android, but it took the South Korean company more than two months to actually start pushing the update.

If you happen to live in Russia, then you’ll be among the first to receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update for Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017). Actually, the rollout began on July 26, so many Galaxy A3 (2017) users should have already received the update.

Keep …

Android 7.0 Nougat for Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) coming soon

Samsung is never clear about Android OS updates unless it involves high-end smartphones and tablets, which are almost always getting major software upgrades for about two years.

The Galaxy J7 (2016) is one of Samsung’s mid-rangers that made its debut on the market more than a year ago. The smartphone is still running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, as Samsung hasn’t said anything about a possible Nougat update.

The good news is Samsung doesn’t have to say anything as long as we can crawl the internet for info. The Galaxy J7 (2017) has been recently listed at Wi-Fi …

T-Mobile starts rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat for LG V10

If you happen to own the T-Mobile V10, then you’ve been waiting for about two months for the carrier to deploy the Android 7.0 Nougat update. LG was pretty fast on delivering the update, as the South Korean company kicked off the roll-out of Nougat for V10 back in May.

Well, it looks like the wait is over for T-Mobile customers who purchase the LG V10. The Uncarrier confirmed recently that Android 7.0 Nougat is available for download to everyone who owns the V10.

Aside from all the new features and improvements that Android 7.0 Nougat is supposed to bring, …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo could be getting Android 7.0 Nougat update soon

Samsung’s fans are probably used to seeing their favorite brand launching many derivatives of its flagship smartphones. The Galaxy S5 Neo is a dumbed-down version of the Galaxy S5, which hit the shelves about two years ago.

Initially, the smartphone shipped with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop onboard, but one year after its market release Samsung rolled out an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update.

Today, the Galaxy S5 Neo has been spotted at Wi-Fi Alliance, and this time the phone runs Android 7.0 Nougat. The listing also confirms the Canadian version of the Galaxy S5 …

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) should start receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update soon

The Galaxy A7 (2017) is one of the many smartphones Samsung plans to update to Android 7.0 Nougat. While not the first to receive the update, the Galaxy A7 (2017) is expected to receive the long-awaited upgrade in the coming weeks.

The smartphone, which goes by model number Samsung A720F, has been recently spotted at Wi-Fi Alliance, which isn’t unusual at all. However, unlike the original model that was launched by in January, the device listed at Wi-Fi Alliance is running Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.

Even though it doesn’t give us an exact release …

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) starts getting Android 7.0 Nougat update in Europe

Samsung had been testing Android 7.0 Nougat on the Galaxy A5 (2016) since the beginning of the year. Although the new Galaxy A series came ahead and received Nougat updates slightly earlier, the last year Galaxy A phones are slowly started to get the update as well.

A new report mentions Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) as the next smartphone to receive Android 7.0 Nougat. Firmware version A510FXXU4CQE9 is now being deployed to the Galaxy A5 (2016) in the Netherlands.

The update includes the May security patch along with all the new features and improvements that …

Asus rolls out Android 7.0 Nougat for ZenPad 3S 10 (Z500M)

We start the week with another Android Nougat update for an Asus device. In the last few weeks, Asus delivered several updates for its ZenFone smartphones, but this time we’re going to talk about one of the company’s tablets, the ZenPad 3S 10.

The tablet introduced last summer is now eligible for an Android 7.0 Nougat, Asus confirmed recently. The update is available for the Wi-Fi-only version of the tablet, which is known as Asus ZenPad 3S 10 (Z500M).

Aside from bringing all the juicy stuff included in Android 7.0 Nougat, the update addresses some issues …