Samsung Galaxy A5 2017, launched earlier this year with Android Marshmallow 6.0, is now finally getting the official software update to Android Nougat 7.0 as promised. Even though the device joins the party late, it is still excited to know that it got the update.

Following the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime, the Android Nougat 7.0 update is now rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 devices in India.

The firmware version of the update is A520FXXUBQI5 and it is approximately 1385MB in size.

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017

If you are in the region and has not yet received the OTA notification, you can check for the update by going to Settings->About Phone->Software Update.

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The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 comes with a Full HD Display and a standard 3000mAh battery. It is also one of the mid range devices from Samsung to support Samsung Pay and it is also IP68 water and dust resistance certified.

What’s New In Android Nougat 7.0 update for the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017

The New Android Nougat 7.0 update for the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 comes with a lot of interesting features. This includes, the multi window mode, recent button quick switching, settings icon and a revamped notification panel and settings app.

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The update is also expected to significantly improve the overall performance and stability of your device. The enhanced doze function aims at saving the battery life of your device even while you are using it by hibernating the unused apps in the background.

If you have received the notification for the OTA update on your Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 make sure to backup all your data before you install it. Also, ensure that your battery life is atleast 50% so that your device doesn’t shut down unexpectedly during the installation process.

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