Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is now the most recent smartphone to get the Android 7.0 Nougat treatment from Samsung. The Korean giant has started seeding the new firmware with the latest OS underneath. However, for the time being, the update is only visible to users residing in Russia.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Nougat Release
The latest software from Samsung for Galaxy A5 (2016) carries the build number A510FXXU4CQDK. Since the update is rolled out only to Russian user base, we believe it’s a soak-test before going massive. If things are smooth and users don’t face any major hiccups, Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) will receive the Android Nougat software globally pretty soon.
Following is a YouTube video of Android 7.0 Nougat OS on the Galaxy A5 (2016) edition:
It’s a slow rollout even for the Russian users. Hence, you are advised to be patient. To check manually, visit the Settings menu on your particular device.
Just to remind, Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) was launched in December 2015. It features a 5.2-Inch Full HD Super AMOLED panel on the front. Underneath the hood, things are powered by Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Chipset with 2 Gigs of RAM. There is 16 GB of internal storage with micro-SD support up to 256 Gigabyte. Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) booted Android 5.1.1 Lollipop at the time of launch. So, it’s good to see Samsung updating the mid-ranger to the latest OS.
On the camera front, you have a 13 MP rear and 5 MP front shooter of decent quality. The handset features glass panels on the both sides with metal frame running all around.
We will update this space once more info surfaces.