Galaxy S7 and S7 edge: the update to Android Nougat will directly in 7.1.1

available in France since last March, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is the star of the South Korean brand smartphone. Phablets fans can particularly appreciate its elegant design and its pretty multimedia capabilities. The edge S7 was launched under Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. But what of Android Nougat? Well the update coming very soon. Good news since the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will benefit directly Android 7.1.1 Nougat at the official release of the update ( details).

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Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Android 7.1.1 Nougat
France (naked/Free Mobile) yes Yes (end of year)
France (Orange) yes Yes (end of year)
France (SFR) yes Yes (end of year)
France (Bouygues) yes Yes (end of year)

Android 7.0 Nougat on the Galaxy S7 / S7 edge

Android 7.0 Nougat has been available since the end of August and there are many users of the S7 edge to wonder about the availability of the update. Samsung has started a beta program Nougat 7.0 for users.

However before you rush out to install it, keep in mind this is a beta firmware, which means that it is not stable and that there are probably bugs. The official version of Nougat for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge should start to be deployed soon as Samsung has already pushed a beta update on eligible devices in my home country, South Korea.

But if beta Android Nougat for the S7 program is for version 7.0 of the update, will not be for the case for the final version. In fact, Samsung confirmed that the update of Nougat for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will be deployed directly in its version 7.1.1. 

What’s new?

As planned and as promised by Samsung, the update of Nougat includes elements that we saw for the first time on Graxe UX in the Galaxy Note7 with the sweet mix of blue and white, the other new features include new animations, a new font (Samsung One), a blue light for night reading filter the ability to switch between the modes of performance and maintenance tool that allows users to optimize their devices.

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nougat adds a few features to the S7/S7 edge. © AndroidPIT

update Android Marshmallow on Galaxy S7 / S7 edge

the new smartphone Samsung star was launched under Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow but a first update has already been deployed to fix some bugs, and this even before its launch Global March 11. No details had been provided, but it was intended to fix a few bugs. She lying 3.32 MB and installation was done via OTA (Over The Air).

Samsung has also deployed a new update in the middle of April to improve the tactile response of the phone. According to Sammobile , the update corrects the problem which had been encountered on the S7 edge mainly, namely the detection of the Palm of the hand by the edges curved screen. This would thus improve use variant edge one-handed.

The uppade of 156 MB also incorporates a new feature designed to improve lescontours on the ‘distorted photos’, introduced some bugfixes and improvements in the system and in the overall performance. 

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this update is the most important for now deployed by Samsung on its S7. © SamMobile

Finally, in the middle of June, Samsung is making a new update that brings Android to the June security patches. The camera also has improvements, including to end the bugs related to the recording of videos.  The update weighs 329 MB and is done via OTA.

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the S7 and S7 edge receive their update in June. © SAMMOBILE

as for you, you already have the update or do you always expect him? If so, feel free to share your feelings, especially to the level to the level of autonomy. Let us know in the comments!

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