Galaxy A3 (2016) running Nougat surfaces on Geekbench

We’ve known that Samsung’s preparing to start distributing the long-awaited Nougat update for the Galaxy A3 (2016) for a while now, but unfortunately we don’t have an exact release date. It looks like it could arrive on the device soon, though, as a variant has been spotted on the official Geekbench online database for the second time running the latest flavor of Android; indicating that the South Korean company is in the final stages of testing the firmware.

It would be wrong to not mention that benchmark results are relatively easy to falsify as there’s plenty of different applications available that enable you to modify a unit’s model number. That said, we’re pretty confident this is the real deal. As always, we’ll let you know as soon as the update starts rolling out — so be sure to keep your browser pointed to SamMobile (and follow us on Twitter) for the latest details.

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hridoy1272
3 months 23 days ago
hridoy1272

Schedule says galaxy A3 2016 will run Android Nougat 7.0.1 on 24th April. But i don’t get any update. Why?

ghfr
4 months 16 days ago
ghfr

I’m annoyed when to update my Galaxy e500h

ghfr
4 months 16 days ago
ghfr

how up date nougat for Galaxy a5 2016

sam49
4 months 26 days ago
sam49

This is my test on Geekbench. I’ve flash LineageOS 14.1. Its not official rom 7.1.1.
Galaxy a3 2016 have 8 cores, but in the stock rom only 4 are enable.
For the moment LOS14.1 is in devellopement, we have a major bug (Sim card not detected)

5 months 5 days ago
Yazan A Abdallah

J3 2016 marshamllow and nougat update

kral1
5 months 6 days ago
kral1

J700F Taiwan marshmallow?

5 months 7 days ago
druthvik kratos

Please release marshmallow update for j2 2015

Chris6
5 months 7 days ago
Chris6

Its a custom rom, as i saw the other day how a user did an unnofficial lineageos14 for that device, but he says there are some major bugs to resolve.

Jubanif
5 months 7 days ago
Jubanif

A3 (2016) is 4 core.Why it seys 8 core?

5 months 7 days ago
Vitario Vicci

It’s not official

vassbak
5 months 8 days ago
vassbak

It will be probably a custom rom.

vassbak
5 months 7 days ago
vassbak

Ok I read it somewhere. I hope it will be true.

Andrei603
5 months 8 days ago
Andrei603

??? Android 7.1.1?! And S7 and S6 have 7.0….. i personally have s6 and i will get only 7.0 and THIS phone gets 7.1.1……

Br1cked80
5 months 7 days ago
Br1cked80

The A3 is newer, then your old S6. Thats why!

Andrei603
5 months 7 days ago
Andrei603

But S7?! And S6 it’s better than A3 2016

Br1cked80
5 months 7 days ago
Br1cked80

The S6 update time is gone, after the 7.0 update. Im sure it wont get 7.1 🙂
Samsungs first 7.1 phone, will be the S8.

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