Samsung has announced that the company is soon rolling out official Galaxy Note 7 software update for Galaxy Note 5 devices. We already saw custom Note 7 ROM for Note 5 earlier. But now with Samsung’s latest statement, we’re getting ever so close to the Note 7 firmware for Note 5 phones. Although exact date of the official launch of Galaxy Note 7 software for Galaxy Note 5 devices is yet known, but that didn’t stop leaked images of Note 7 software to the Note 5 from surfacing on the internet. Everyone who was planning to get potentially great Galaxy Note 7 device but couldn’t do so because of the infamous explosion incidents, can rejoice because you can now get the same Note 7 software experience if you happen to own the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 device.
Samsung is not letting its Note 7 software go to waste, so what if the Note 7 line up devices has been killed, you can still enjoy same great Note 7 apps, settings, display, and other features on Note 5 phones.
Samsung Is Releasing Galaxy Note 7 Software For Galaxy Note 5
Samsung has begun testing of the official Galaxy Note 7 software for other Galaxy devices by rolling out the update for the Korea Telecom variant of the Galaxy Note 5 in the initial phase. This indicates that soon all Galaxy Note 5 devices will be get the official Note 7 firmware update. Although, its yet to be confirmed whether Samsung is will roll out the same Note 7 software update for Note 5 device outside of South Korea. Do keep in mind, that this update isn’t offering Android Nougat experience. For now, it’s coming with the Grace user interface – that was launched with the Galaxy Note 7 device – on the Galaxy Note 5.
The Grace UX interface runs on Android Marshmallow for Galaxy Note 5. In the Grace UX interface, the Note 5 users will be able to use Ultra Power Mode, Blue Light filter, Smart Manager, Wide Selfie, and lots more. This new Galaxy Note 7 software version appears to be a polished version of the previous TouchWiz edition, which Galaxy Note 5 users will be able to enjoy.
Users of Samsung Galaxy S5 in other regions will be able to enjoy the Note 7 software features soon. In that case, Note 5 would be the best option to go with if your looking to enjoy same Note 7 software experience on a device costing $300 or less.
This Note 7 firmware update brings lots of stability improvements and bug fixes. The Galaxy Note 5 users can go to the Settings > About Device > Software Update > Update Now to update to the Note 7 software. See below some images of the Note 7 software.
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