Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 and A7 2017 expected to refresh with Android Nougat

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017

If rumors are to be believed, you can expect the arrival of Android Nougat for the Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 and Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 smartphones within the next few days. There are reports that Android Nougat has been tested on Galaxy A7 2017. The rumor assumes significance with the surfacing of both Galaxy A7 and Galaxy A5 on Wi-Fi Alliance loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat.

With Certification ID WFA68363, the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 bears a product and model number SM-A520X. While the hardware version is tagged as REV1.0, the firmware version carries A520F.001. However, the Wi-Fi component is coined REV1.0 for both hardware and firmware. The Wi-Fi Alliance certificate indicates the presence of Android 7.0 Nougat.

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 bears the certification ID WFA69205 with the product and model number as SM-A720F. The hardware version gets a value of REV1.0, while the firmware version is tagged as A720F.001. The phone is seen loaded with Android Nougat with a frequency band of 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz.

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017

With the surfacing of smartphones on Wi-Fi Alliance, you can expect an imminent arrival of the Android Nougat. You should continue to check for the presence of the update by navigating to the Settings page.

We don’t have any estimated date of arrival of the update. If the update is available, you will view a message notification. You should make sure to enable Wi-Fi and charge the handset up to 90 percent before proceeding to download the update.

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