Samsung Galaxy J7 Series Android 9 Pie update: Release Date and FAQ

Well, Samsung has plenty of phones in the midrange segment with Galaxy J7 series models which is quite enough to confuse the consumers. Well, we sympathize with your helplessness & bring you the complete list of Galaxy J7 models about to receive the latest flavour of Android in the form of Android 9 Pie update.

All the Galaxy J7 models that came with the Android 8 Oreo out of the box pre-installed would receive the Android 9 Pie update, but users will have to be ultra patient. Yes, as bad as it sounds as the wait for the update could stretch with a ginormous stretch of the gap till Q4 of 2019. Also, read Samsung Pie update list.

22 December: Galaxy J7 (SM-J730F), J7 Prime (SM-G610F), and J7 Neo (SM-J701M) are getting December Android security patch update.

Also, the Galaxy J7 models that came with Android 7 Nougat straight up running would receive the Android 8 Oreo update from the Tech Giant. Below are the details regarding the Android 8 Oreo & Android 9 Pie update to the Galaxy J7 devices.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Android 9 Pie update:

  • U.S. Galaxy J7 2018 (SM-J737) – Expected in 3rd Quarter of 2019.
  • Galaxy J7 Duo and J7 NXT may see the Pie update later.
  • Galaxy J7 2017 variant may or may not get the Android Pie update.
Device Model Android 9 Pie update
Galaxy J7 2018 (USA) SM-J737 Expected in Q3 2019
Galaxy J7 2017 (USA) SM-J727 Not eligible
Galaxy J7 Nxt (J7 Core) SM-J701F Not eligible
Galaxy J7 Neo SM-J701M Not eligible
Galaxy J7 Max SM-G615F Not eligible
Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730F Not eligible
Galaxy J7 2017 SM-J730FM Not eligible
Galaxy J7 Pro SM-J730GM Not eligible
Galaxy On7 Prime SM-G611F Not eligible
Galaxy J7 Prime SM-G610F Not eligible
Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J710F Not eligible
Galaxy J7 2015 SM-J700F Not eligible

The Tech Giant’s Galaxy J series is promised to get at least one major OS update. Below listed are the Galaxy J7 variants that came pre-installed with Android Nougat about to receive Android Oreo update.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Android Oreo update:

  • Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710) – Expected in December 2018 for the variant SM-J710F

The Android 8 Oreo update is being rolled out in batches so the update will arrive a bit later on the Galaxy J7 Pro & a host of other variants globally sold.

Apparently, a few J7 variants have already been started receiving the Android 9 Pie & Android 8 Oreo from the Tech Giant & will eventually come to the rest of the eligible devices as mentioned above. You might have to wait for a little more as the update is rolled out in batches.

Garv Sharma

He is another staff writer at who likes to play with the latest phones, Gadgets, and his MacBook. He is the man behind all the Android update threads. You can find him on Twitter and contact him at [email protected].

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