Galaxy J5 (2016), Galaxy Tab A 8.0 and Galaxy Tab A 9.7 spotted running Android 7.1.1 Nougat

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The Galaxy J5 (2016), Galaxy Tab A 8.0 and Galaxy Tab A 9.7 have been spotted on both Geekbench and GFXBench’s online database running Android 7.1.1, which has (almost) led us to believe that Samsung is in the final stages of testing the much-anticipated Nougat update for the devices.

Truth be told, we’re feeling a little bit confused. The Galaxy J7 (2016), the Galaxy J5’s big brother, has already started receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update, while the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 and Galaxy Tab A 9.7 were recently certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance running the firmware.

Have you noticed the discrepancy? All three units have been spotted running Android 7.1.1 Nougat, yet all signs pointed towards them receiving the slightly older Android 7.0 Nougat upgrade—so we’d recommend taking this information with a considerable hefty pinch of salt.

Regardless, seeing as the Galaxy J5 (2016), Galaxy Tab A 8.0 and Galaxy Tab A 9.7  have passed through the Wi-Fi Alliance and acquired certification to run Nougat, it’s safe to say that they’ll all receive the update in the near future. We just don’t know whether they’ll be treated to Android 7.0 or Android 7.1.1.

Thanks, Cesar H. Estrada!

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2 months 25 days ago
Željko “Žeca” Jovović

Date upade j5 ??

adrees iqbal
2 months 26 days ago
adrees iqbal

I’m tied to checkout daily update for j5 2016.please send the update.nought update.

joelt2503
2 months 26 days ago
joelt2503

is there a official date for the j5 (2016) nougat update?

2 months 24 days ago
Željko “Žeca” Jovović

Pocelo je

xnxx0
2 months 30 days ago
xnxx0

J5 2016 update?

nicholashoi01
2 months 30 days ago
nicholashoi01

I love android 7.1.1 is because mine Tab A 9.7 just update late night and its boot animation has change to galaxy s8 boot and the swipe up to app drawer

3 months 14 hours ago
florin soica

My tab 9.7 just updated last night. For whatever matters 2gb was freed and tablet is faster

3 months 4 days ago
MrMariquena

J7 2016?

xnxx0
3 months 7 days ago
xnxx0

J5 2016 is now tired of waiting to update urgently. Please!

3 months 7 days ago
ANDROIDE D.M55

Hola samsung ya 9 de octubre y aun no me a llegado nougat a mi j5 2016 j510mn publiquen una fecha exacta para la actualizacion

adrees iqbal
3 months 8 days ago
adrees iqbal

When it is coming?

3 months 15 days ago
Oscar Herrera

October 1st and here I am, still waiting for the Nougat update for my J5 2016, but If I receive the 7.1.1 update instead the 7.0 that would be fantastic.

snowokmet993
3 months 19 days ago
snowokmet993

Nougat for J510 release date??

adrees iqbal
3 months 21 days ago
adrees iqbal

Why galaxy j5 2016 is not reciving android 7.0

cool8912
3 months 20 days ago
cool8912

Because it will get 7.1.1

asham1374
3 months 28 days ago
asham1374

Samsung j5 2016 nougat update

piolin545
3 months 29 days ago
piolin545

AVISENME CUANDO SALGA LA ACTUALIZACION PARA J510MN YA ESTOY IMPACIENTE

tpuri
3 months 29 days ago
tpuri

Will j5 2015 get android 7 or not

Ronaoke
3 months 25 days ago
Ronaoke

Yes u see it and u can read the txt above

Prabhat455
3 months 29 days ago
Prabhat455

Not confirm

Tofunmi
3 months 29 days ago
Tofunmi

Samsung j5 2015 nougat update

cesa4r
3 months 29 days ago
cesa4r

No puedo esperar mas para que mi y tab a 9.7 reciba nougat !!

sanayp
3 months 29 days ago
sanayp

Why is Samsung neglecting the J3 2016. The Grand Prime which had 8gb storage upgraded from kitkat to lollipop so why not j3 2016. Plus 7.0 update is designed to run on devices will less specs

Bulgarian
3 months 29 days ago
Bulgarian

Ok why you don’t want to update j3 2016. I’m stuck with this old 2014 shit lollipop and hasn’t received updates from july and security patch level is 1 may. MAY. Now is september. Are you joking or what? 😠😠

LTAA
3 months 20 days ago
LTAA

dont expect major android updates and timely security updates on such a low spec device

javirulo777HDXDLOL
3 months 29 days ago
javirulo777HDXDLOL

ponte una rom

javirulo777HDXDLOL
3 months 30 days ago
javirulo777HDXDLOL

tu cuando se va a actualizar el galaxy j5 2016 se me esta haciendo eterno se supone que se actualizaba hoy joderr

Andrei603
3 months 30 days ago
Andrei603

It’s interesting that Galaxy Tab A 9.7 could get Android 7.1.1 and my Galaxy S6 is on Android 7.0. I have to say that i own both,Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Tab A 9.7.

koltt27
3 months 30 days ago
koltt27

When J5 Prime will be updated to Nougat?

fredvaz87
3 months 30 days ago
fredvaz87

You know Josh L i sent a few messages like 2 months ago say the Tab A 10.1 Wifi only for U.S market had be updated to 7.0 and you guys said nothing about it

Prabhat455
3 months 30 days ago
Prabhat455

When get or not get nougat update for galaxy j7 2015

tsa3er
3 months 29 days ago
tsa3er

according to Samsung firmware develop chief there will not be a nougat update for j5 and j7 2015.

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