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Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017), with regular updates and all the information you need.
Samsung’s security updates have picked up considerable pace in recent months. Earlier this week, Samsung updated the Galaxy Xcover 4 with the December 2018 security patch in Luxembourg. The company has now released an update for the Galaxy J5 (2017), bringing the latest security patch to the device. Galaxy J5 (2017) gets December security patch in Austria The latest update […]
The Galaxy J5 (2017) November security patch update is now rolling out in South Korea. This is the first software update for the device in the country after the Oreo update was released. The update has been released for the J5 (2017) on carriers KT, LG UPlus and SK Telecom. The new software versions for […]
The first Galaxy device to be getting the September 2018 Android security patch is the Galaxy J5 (2017). The J5 (2017) was updated to Android 8.1 Oreo nearly a month ago, and Samsung has now expanded availability of the Oreo update to the UAE. The phone is also getting the September security patch as part […]
Here it comes, folks, the first Oreo update for an existing device based on Android 8.1. The Galaxy J5 (2017) Oreo update is rolling out in Poland at the moment, with the August 2018 security patch in tow and Android 8.1 as the OS version. This comes a few weeks after Samsung updated the Galaxy […]
Another budget Galaxy phone has been certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance with Android 8.0 Oreo onboard. This time, it's the Galaxy J5 (2017), following its little brother, the Galaxy J3 (2017).
There are still many Samsung devices that are compatible with Android 8.0 Oreo but haven't received the update so far. We recently took a detailed look at the state of the Oreo update for Samsung devices and it's evident that the company isn't quite at the finish line yet with Android 8.0. For example, not […]
Samsung has released Android Oreo for many of its smartphones, flagship and mid-range alike, but they have only been upgraded to version 8.0. It's yet to upgrade any device to version 8.1 and it appears that Samsung might do that with the Galaxy J5 (2017). This particular mid-range device is yet to receive its Oreo […]
It has been over two weeks since Samsung detailed the February 2018 security patch for supported devices. The rollout is yet to pick up speed, though. Samsung first released the latest security patch for the Galaxy Xcover 4 while the Galaxy A5 (2017) received it five days ago. Samsung has now started rolling out the […]
Samsung is now rolling out the Galaxy J5 (2017) January 2018 security update. The company detailed the security maintenance release earlier this month and it brings fixes for several critical vulnerabilities. The latest security patch for this handset is now being rolled out over-the-air. Galaxy J5 (2017) January 2018 update Samsung has already released the […]
Samsung has started distributing a new update—J530FXXU1AQI3—for the Galaxy J5 (2017) in Europe, following a rollout of a near-identical upgrade for the Galaxy J7 (2017) last week. The release bundles all 40 patches included in August's security release, in addition to some measures to protect the handset from the BlueBorne exploit. There aren't any new […]
It was not all that long ago that Samsung was chronically criticized for putting too many plastic parts on expensive phones. Now, in 2017, things are entirely different. Of course, a few markets already saw affordable premium devices last year, but for many consumers, the new Galaxy J (2017) series presents that which seemed impossible […]
Ever longed for the possibility of using two different WhatsApp accounts on your phone, or inside other social networking apps that don't let you use two accounts? Of course you have, and Samsung has been offering a way to do that via Secure Folder, a feature you find on the company's flagships and now, on […]
No one cares about putting a good camera on a budget smartphone. Well, at least big name Android manufacturers don't, and Samsung, too, has been selling us budget Android phones with average cameras for a long time. To make things worse, Samsung has also dropped the ball in the last year or so is with […]
In the budget smartphone space, Samsung lost the specs race a long time ago. The emergence of Chinese manufacturers offering low-cost phones with impressive specs in recent years has made Samsung's budget phones far less attractive as far as the value-for-money factor is concerned. Samsung's phones continue to sell well, but the company's popularity and […]
It has only been a month since Samsung launched the new Galaxy J (2017) series and the company has already launched a slightly updated model of one of the new handsets. It has announced the Galaxy J5 Pro in Thailand today. The handset is essentially a Galaxy J5 (2017) with minor changes. The Galaxy J5 […]