Samsung has started rolling out a new software update for its Galaxy J7 NXT smartphone from 2017. This update brings the device to the month-old January 2020 security patch with no additional improvements or stability improvements. Samsung Galaxy J7 NXT users are receiving updates in the South American region including Mexico, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Colombia and more. However, at present there is no information about how long users are in other countries including India. The initial rollout in South America is to ensure that there are no significant insects before they become globally available.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 NXT update competes with the software build version number of the J701MUBS8CTA4, and its firmware size is around 2.0 GB based on the dated Android 9 Pie OS. The update does not bring any new features, GetDroidTips reports. This includes just bug fixes, security enhancements with the January 2020 Android security patch.
The January 2020 security patch with the update fixes several critical vulnerabilities in the device. This flaw may allow a local malicious application to remotely bypass user interaction requirements to gain access to additional permissions. The update also fixes an exploit that may cause remote information exposure of the device.