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May Security update starts rolling to Indian Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge units

May Security update arrived for S7.

Last month, Samsung launched the new flagships Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus with infinity displays and a new design from last year’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The company is still providing new updates to the predecessors of Galaxy S8 and today, the company has started rolling out the May security update to the Galaxy S7 Edge units in India.

The Galaxy S7 Edge units with model number SM-G935FD are currently getting the update in the country and we can expect that this update will also be available for the Galaxy S7 units in the country. The update weighs around 212 MB in size and comes with the latest May security update for the S7 Edge units, however, the Android version of the device is still the Android 7.0 Nougat.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Android May Security update
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Android May Security update

May Security update details

This new update not only comes with the May security update but also comes with device stability improvements, bug fixes, new and enhanced features, performance improvements and other improvements as well. The build number of the device is bumped to XXU1DQE7 while no other changes are currently visible in the system of the device. Last month, the Korean company rolled out the April security update to the Galaxy S7 Edge skipping the March security update. To recall, the Galaxy S7 Edge was launched with a 5.5-inch QHD Super AMOLED display and is powered by Samsung’s octa-core Exynos 8890 SoC.

It has 4GB of RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage capacity with up to 256GB expandable MicroSD card storage with the help of Hybrid Dual SIM. The Galaxy S7 Edge features a 12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, smart OIS and a 5-megapixel front camera with f/1.7 aperture. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and comes with an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance. It is backed up by a 3600mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge May Security update
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge May Security update

Galaxy S8 Specs

The Galaxy S8 comes with a 5.8-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with 1440×2960 pixels resolution, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU or octa-core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU, 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM, 64GB inbuilt storage, MicroSD card expandable storage with up to 256GB storage, Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS, dual-SIM.

It has a 12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, an 8-megapixel auto focus front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture, a 3000mAh battery with wireless charging and fast charging support, connectivity options like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS, USB 2.0, MST and NFC. It measures 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm and weighs 155 grams. The Galaxy S8 comes with IP68 certification for water and dust resistance. A fingerprint scanner is available on the rear side.