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NEW DELHI: South Korean tech giantSamsung has started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update for its Galaxy J7 (2016) smartphone. Presently, the update is being rolled out in Russia and will gradually be made available in other regions as well.

As per a report by Galaxy Club, a Dutch website, the update weighs 970MB and also consists of the latest Android security patch for the month of August. The update will bring features like improved notification panel, split screen, better battery optimisations, ability to reply from notifications and fresh Samsung UI which is seen in its flagship smartphone Galaxy S8.

To recall, Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) was launched in India in May last year. The smartphone flaunts a 5.5-inch HD display with 1280×720 pixel resolution. Powering the device is an octa-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz coupled with 2GB RAM. The smartphone comes with same internal storage of 16GB, which can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.

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Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the smartphone sports a 13MP rear and 5MP front facing camera. The smartphone is backed by a 3,300mAh battery.

Recently, Samsung slashed the price of its 6GB RAM variant of Galaxy S8+ in India. According to a Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom, the smartphone has got a price cut and is now available for Rs 65,900.

Samsung launched the 6GB RAM variant in India at Rs 74,900. The smartphone then received a price cut in July and was available for Rs 70,990.

Besides the bumped-up RAM and inbuilt storage, all other specifications remain the same. The smartphone features edge-to-edge curved displays, something Samsung brands ‘Infinity Display’. When watched in landscape mode, 21:9 movies fill the Galaxy S8’s 18.5:9 aspect ratio screen.