Android phones usually get forgotten about in terms of updates after 3 years or so. Given that Android handset makers churn out multiple devices a year, it’s not surprising that they can’t really focus their resources on older devices and would choose to focus on their newer ones instead.
It has been a couple of weeks since Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint all released the much-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy Note 5. Those who own this handset on T-Mobile will obviously be waiting for Magenta to follow through as well. They can start looking forward to receiving the update from today as T-Mobile is now finally rolling it out for Galaxy Note 5 owners on its network.
Customers who picked up the Galaxy S6 Edge+ on Sprint will be delighted to find out today that the carrier has now started rolling out the much-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update for this handset. Samsung did say that handsets from the Galaxy S6 series will receive Nougat in the first half of this year and it has kept its word. Galaxy S6 Edge+ owners can now get on the latest […]
Samsung released the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge last month and it’s yet to bring this update to other devices. Previous reports have revealed that the company is working on Nougat for several devices, including but not limited to the Galaxy S6 series and the Galaxy Note 5. A new report reveals that the Galaxy Note 5 Nougat update has received its […]
Samsung is working on the Android 7.0 Nougat update for quite a few of its devices. It has already launched a beta program for Nougat on the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. Reports reveal that the company is also working on this update for the Galaxy S6 series as well as the Galaxy Note 5. Now, a Galaxy Note 5 has been spotted running Android 7.0 Nougat on GFXBench.
With the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 having been officially discontinued, this means that users of last year’s Note 5 are left without a flagship phone for 2016. For those who are still holding onto the Note 5, the good news is that if you don’t plan to switching to the Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, Samsung has something for you.
A report from earlier today had suggested that Samsung had rushed out the Galaxy Note 7 in order to get ahead of the iPhone 7. The report claims that Samsung was working on the rumors that the iPhone 7 would be “boring”, and thus decided to pack as many features as they could into the Note 7 to blow the competition away.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s display has come under a bit of fire recently. It is said to sport Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 which is supposed to be more durable compared to previous Gorilla Glass displays, but unfortunately it seems that in a recent scratch test video, the glass did not hold up as well as we thought.
Samsung recently launched its new phablet – the Galaxy Note 7 – and this is expected to be one of the best-selling Note handsets from Samsung is pre-order demand is any indication. It has already had to delay the release in several markets because it’s unable to keep up with demand. A new report out of Korea suggests that Samsung is going to produce as many as three million units […]
Last year there was a bit of a fuss (albeit humorous) over the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and its S Pen. It seems that some users accidentally inserted the stylus backwards, thus causing it to be stuck, and in some cases even damaging some of the hardware. However it was discovered that with later models, Samsung seems to have addressed the design flaw.
If you own any of these handsets on Verizon you might want to keep your eyes open for an update notification. The carrier is releasing new software updates for the LG G5, Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge+ today, all three updates are being rolled out over-the-air and the official changelogs have now been posted on Verizon’s website.
Galaxy Note 5 owners on T-Mobile will want to pay attention to this post. The carrier is now rolling out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to Galaxy Note 5 owners on its network. The update is being rolled out over-the-air and it should go live for all users with the handset in a couple of hours. It bumps up the OS to Marshmallow and also comes with the latest April security patch.
Galaxy S6 Edge+ owners on Verizon will be delighted to find out that Big Red has started rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for this handset. Users have been waiting for months to get a taste of Marshmallow and at least that dream has come true for Galaxy S6 Edge+ owners on Verizon. The carrier has also released a minor update for the Galaxy Note 5 today.
It has been a few months since Google released Android 6.0 Marshmallow and OEMs are just now gradually starting to release the update for their compatible handsets. It’s common for users to have to wait a few months for major Android updates to arrive so this is nothing new. Sprint customers will be happy to find out that the carrier has released Marshmallow for the Galaxy Note 5 today.