Security Update For Samsung Galaxy S7 Series Users In India
Measuring more than 300 MB in size this new update hit Samsung S7 and S7 Edge users in India earlier this month. The software update which bears the name G930XXU11BPL2 respectively G935XXU1BPL2 brought stability improvements and some bug fixes.
Upgrades can be checked for in the Settings Menu via About Device. Further improvements regarding performance and more enhanced features were added to the two Samsung flagship devices. The new features however were not clearly defined on the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge as nobody knows what they bring new to the devices.
They are however believed to jump straight to Android 7.1.1 Nougat directly. A screenshot was leaked on tech forums by an XDA user stating that Samsung is pleased to announce that they will support Android 7.1.1 from the official N OS release.
The South Korean tech giant released its Galaxy Beta Program which allowed users who owned Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge to run and test Android 7.0 Nougat on their respective smartphones. They did not however issue a statement regarding when their flagships will receive the full upgraded software.
Unlike Samsung, Google’s Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5x, Pixel tablet and the Nexus Player all feature Android 7.1.1 straight from the factory. This upgrade comes as a breather for Android users as it features some important stuff like app shortcuts, a smart reset button, a smart storage system and most importantly a new camera app that will turn the basic Android user into a professional photographer. Other additions to Android 7.1.1 will be new emojis that are more gender diverse and a highly sought after support tabs that aids inexperienced users to tinker around with the respective device.