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Verizon released an over-the-air update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge today, promising Android Oreo. But while the release notes say Oreo is included, it's just a security update for Nougat.
The latest ratings released by Consumer Reports will not please the folks at Apple as it recommends customers to go for the Galaxy S7 instead of the iPhone 8 because of better features.
Samsung Mobile chief DJ Koh has come out to clear the air by stating that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are outselling its predecessor by 15%. The announcement came at a conference in Taiwan.
Just over two weeks after Google released the latest Android security update, Samsung has begun rolling out the patches to four of its handsets, bringing fixes for dozens of vulnerabilities.
A couple of weeks after Google released its Android security update for May to its supported Nexus and Pixel devices, Samsung has begun rolling out those patches to its Galaxy S7 flagship.
Having trailed carrier rollouts of the OS upgrade, it appears that Android 7.0 Nougat is finally being made available to unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 handsets in the US as an over-the-air update.
New data shows that over the first quarter of 2017, Samsung has sold 7.2 million units of the previous generation flagship devices, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, bringing total sales to 55 million.
Those who are on US Cellular and own either a Galaxy S7 or S7 edge should start seeing a prompt for Android 7.0 Nougat. At 1.5 GB in size, the new version also comes with the April security update.
Just over two weeks after they were released by Google, Samsung has begun rolling out the April security patches to its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in Europe, bringing fixes for dozens of vulnerabilities.
Samsung has announced that its flagship handsets, the Galaxy S8 and S8+, are outpacing their predecessors in terms of pre-order figures. More people are opting for the larger S8+ than the S8 as well.
Two weeks after T-Mobile released the March security update for Android to its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Sprint has now started its over-the-air rollout of those patches to both handsets.
The unlocked US models of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge hadn't received a single security update since December - but while the March patches are now available, the wait for Android 7.0 Nougat continues.
Just over two weeks after Google released its March security patches, T-Mobile has now made them available for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, along with additional bug fixes and performance improvements.
A few days after Bell, Virgin Mobile, and various other Canadian carriers released Android 7.0 for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Rogers and Telus have begun rolling out the Nougat update to both devices.
Having recently made its way to the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge on various carriers in the US, Android 7.0 Nougat is now rolling out to both handsets on several carriers in Canada - but not on Rogers.
In August 2015, Samsung promised to bring monthly Android security updates to its devices - but recently, those patches have only been rolling out quarterly to some of its unlocked devices in the US.
Samsung has received 49 iF Design Awards, which includes 35 for "superior product design" for a number of products such as the Galaxy S7 series, Gear S3 smartwatch, and the ArtPC Pulse desktop.
Weeks behind its US carrier rivals, Verizon has finally begun rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, bringing a wide range of improvements to both devices.
If you are looking for a new phone, you'll want to head over to T-Mobile. The company has discounted a few of its higher-end handsets, giving up to 50% off on the S7 edge and V20.
Just a few days behind T-Mobile, Sprint has now begun its Android 7.0 rollout for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, starting with those devices already running Nougat builds from the Galaxy Beta Program.
Samsung has published a detailed roadmap for its Android 7.0 upgrade plans in Turkey, providing a rough guide for which of its phones and tablets will get the Nougat update in other markets, and when.
Six months after Android 7.0 was originally released, the update is finally making its way to Samsung's mobile flagships on T-Mobile in the US, starting with those devices in the Galaxy Beta Program.
Yesterday it was reported that the S6 and S6 edge started receiving the February security update. Now less than 24 hours later, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are also receiving the latest update.
The latest data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows considerable smartphone sales market share gains for iOS in several parts of the world, as Android share rose to around 90% in certain markets.
After beginning its Android 7.0 rollout last month, Samsung has released a new update for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge handsets that have upgraded to Nougat, promising bug fixes and stability enhancements.
Samsung is rolling out the Nougat update to its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in Russia and India - and in India, those who install the update will see a teaser hinting at the arrival of Samsung Pay.
After beginning its Android 7.0 rollout for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge last week, Samsung has now formally announced details of its Nougat upgrade plans for other devices in its range.
Some owners of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge have found that their handsets's screens are defaulting to a lower resolution after upgrading to Android 7.0 Nougat - but this can be easily resolved.
Samsung has now started rolling out its Android 7.0 update to the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in the UK, following its release in the US last week. But its rollout in China has been halted due to bugs.
After last week's limited 'soak test', Samsung has commenced the general rollout of its Android 7.0 Nougat update to the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, which includes the latest Android security patches.
According to a local company public relations representative, Samsung will start rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to Galaxy S7 edge devices on January 17. Other handsets are expected to follow soon.
After ending its Galaxy Beta Program last week, it appears that Samsung has now begun the rollout of its official Android 7.0 Nougat update to a limited number of Galaxy S7 handsets.
The current generation Samsung Gear VR headset that was launched back in 2015 is now selling for just $59.99 on Amazon, which is nearly $40 less than its price on the Samsung Store in the US.
Samsung has announced that its Galaxy Beta Program for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge is ending today, and says it aims "to distribute the official version" of its Android 7.0 Nougat update in January.
A growing number of Galaxy S7, S7 edge and S7 active owners say the glass on their cameras is spontaneously shattering, and that Samsung is blaming them for the damage and charging them for repairs.
Samsung has released a new preview of its Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, including a fix for an annoying issue that caused the handsets to intermittently reboot.
Almost a month after the release of its last beta, Samsung is now rolling out its fourth preview of Android 7.0 Nougat - and curiously, it's removed references to the 'Samsung Experience' UI.
Just in time for Christmas, Samsung has put together a special package of 14 games for owners of Galaxy S7 and S7 edge smartphones which also includes a variety of added bonuses - for free.
It appears that Samsung will offer the latest Android update when it officially launches Nougat for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Samsung has not confirmed a date of when the update will arrive.