Android 8.1 OS Update For Samsung Galaxy On7 Now Expanding

Written By Tech Desk | Mumbai | Published:


  • Check your Samsung Galaxy On7 smartphones now
  • Android Oreo introduces PiP functionality

The older Samsung Galaxy On7, released in 2015, is now receiving Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system update. At this juncture, it is worth noting that Android 9.0 (pie) firmware from Google has also started making its way to multiple high-end smartphones across the world.

Now, if you are a user of the Galaxy On7 smartphone, then it is worth remembering that the phone is comparatively older; in this regard, do check your smartphones for the Oreo update which has begun its rollout in December.  By virtue of this being a phased rollout, the Oreo update must now have covered significant geographical bases. Hence, do check your Samsung Galaxy On7 smartphones for new over-the-air (OTA) notifications representing the Android 8.1 update and share thoughts/insights on whether your handsets have received the update.

Android Oreo OS update introduces newer aspects such as:

  • Picture-in-Picture (PiP) functionality
  • Android instant apps
  • Google Play Protect
  • Autofill mode
  • Dynamic limiting of apps in the background
  • Brand newer user interface (UI)
  • Newer Emojis

Being a mid-range smartphone, the Galaxy On7 comes with key technical specifications such as:

  • 5.5-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 octa-core SoC
  • Adreno 306 GPU
  • 13 MP rear camera
  • 5 MP front snapper
  • 2GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal storage
  • MicroSD card slot for expansion of internal storage up to 256 GB
  • LTE, HSPA, Bluetooth 4.1, microUSB 2.0 connectivity
  • Fixed 3000 mAh Lithium-Ion battery

In related Samsung news, the current-gen flagship  - the Galaxy S9 Plus  recently received a considerable Rs 12K price reduction on Flipkart where the high-end phone was available for Rs 52000. Being a premium handset, the Galaxy S9 Plus comes with technical aspects viz:

  • 6.2-inch display with 1440 x 2960 pixels resolution
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS platform out of the box
  • Octa-core Exynos 9810 processor
  • 12 MP, 12 MP dual primary cameras
  • 8 MP front camera
  • LTE, HSPA, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi, microUSB 2.0 connectivity
  • Fixed 3500 mAH Lithium-Ion battery.

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