Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) gets Android 7.0 Nougat update in China

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Smartphone manufacturers are struggling to push the latest version of Smartphone Operating System from Google, Android 8.0 Oreo on to their smartphones. Many companies including Samsung pushes the updates faster to the top-tier smartphones and the midrange ones are getting ducked with update frequency and timing. now, the Samsung’s old mid-range smartphone Galaxy On7 (2016) reportedly starts getting Android 7.0 Nougat Operating System Over-The-Air in China.

It is very unfair that the Samsung has pushed an older update to their midrange smartphone, whereas every other manufacturer has already started pushing the latest Android Oreo and some have finished pushing Nougat to their machines. The Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) released back in 2016 with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI onboard. The company later promised an upgrade to Android nougat, but itis almost One and a half year late. The smartphones with model numbers SM-G6100Z and SM-G6100C only get the update right now, and only in Chinese provinces.

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The changelog mentions the firmware version upgrade to G6100ZCUIBRA2, G6100CHClBRA2 and G6100ZCUIBRA2, in accordance with the model number. The entire OTA (over-the-air) update package weighs 1112.95 MB in China. The update mainly upgrades the smartphone firmware to Android 7.0 Nougat. Here are the major software improvements that Samsung offers in the changelog of the new update.

  • Improved notification and quick settings button usability
  • Improved the usability of multi-window
  • Improved settings menu to provide efficient space for the app installations.
  • Improved the speed of system updates and installation of applications

There will be major User Interface and Experience changes with the new update.

Make sure that you have enough free space o the smartphone to download and install the update (free up at least 1.5GB as the update itself weighs 1.1GB). Also, ensure the battery charge above 60% exists and enough data on mobile data plan/Wi-Fi network.

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