Samsung is rolling out a small update for a couple of its older smartphones. These devices include the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge. This new Samsung Galaxy S7 update is incremental in nature and focuses on introducing the latest security patch.

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S7 update details

As per SamMobile, the latest software update for the Samsung devices is rolling out in select markets. These include France, Poland, UK, Belgium, Austria, Ireland, Portugal, Greece, Netherlands, Switzerland, Croatia, Italy, Germany, and Spain to name a few. The report claims that this update could soon roll out in other regions as well.

As mentioned, the objective of this update is rolling out August 2019 Android security patch. Samsung has revealed before that this security patch includes seven critical fixes from Google for vulnerabilities affecting the Android OS. It also includes 17 fixes from Samsung for issues affecting Galaxy devices.

As is usually the case, the update is rolling out in phases. It should reach all units in the coming days. Users will receive a notification once the OTA update is ready. Alternatively, they can head over to Settings to manually check for and download the update.

Prices in India, features, specifications

Samsung launched the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge smartphones in India back in March 2016. The launch came about a month after the global unveil at MWC 2016 in Barcelona. Both devices originally launched with price tags close to the Rs 50,000 mark, but are now available via different sources for much less.

FeaturesSamsung Galaxy S7Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
ChipsetExynos 8890 64-bit octa-core processorsOcta-Core Processor
OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UIAndroid
DisplaySuper AMOLED display-5.1-inch-QHD (2560*1440 pixels)AMOLED display-5.5 inches
Internal Memory32 GB , 4GB RAM128GB, 4GB RAM
Rear Camera12 MP with f/1.7 lens aperture,Dual Pixel12 MP with f/1.7 aperture
Front Camera5 MP5 MP with f/1.7 aperture
Battery3000 mAh battery3600 mAh battery