Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt/J7 Core receiving Android 8.1 Oreo

Yordan, 04 September 2018

Yesterday we reported which Samsung Galaxy smartphones from the J series will get Android Oreo, starting with the Galaxy J7 (2016). Today the Galaxy J7 Nxt, also known as Galaxy J7 Core in some markets, followed suit. The phone started receiving an OTA update to some Asian countries including the Philippines, Cambodia, and Thailand.

The package has the build designation J701FXXU6BRH9 and since it is over-the-air, some users might get it later than others. To make sure it has arrived, head to Settings, then Software update to check if your phone is ready to switch to Android 8.1 Oreo.

The update brings Picture-in-Picture mode, Autofill API, and notification dots. The Samsung Experience 9.0 UI also offers dual messenger feature that enables two accounts on one messaging application. There is also a security patch dated August 2018 in the update.

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Man Xiaomi updatres OS and security as well. And they care about they cuastomers instead of Samsung which sells phone and its done. By the way J series gets only one OS update compared to A series S series and Note. And only 1-2 years of securi...

Can anybody tell me does this support project treble or not

Sure. But updating skin doesn’t equate to updating OS and Security.

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