Unlike Marshmallow, Google has introduced plenty of new features with Android 7.0 Nougat. While the key highlights of the OS have to be the redesigned notification shade, Direct Reply, and multi-window multitasking, the latest and sweetest version of Android also comes with many little useful additions and enhancements.
Android 7.0 Nougat
For OnePlus 3 owners who aren’t afraid to put some beta software on their device, OnePlus has a surprise.
Yesterday, Google started rolling out the Android 7.1.1 update for its Pixel smartphones. The update is yet to be rolled out widely and only seems to be available for Pixel owners in Canada.
Motorola today announced that it will start a global roll out of the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Moto Z and the Moto Z Force from this week. This also includes the Moto Z Droid and the Z Force DROID edition sold by Verizon in the United States. The Big Red carrier has also posted the changelog of the update over on its website.
LG today announced that it has started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the G5 in South Korea. This makes LG not only the first OEM to start selling a Nougat running smartphone, but also the first company to update one of its existing devices on the market to the latest version of the OS.
Samsung seems all set to start a public beta testing of the Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge in the United Kingdom and the United States. An FAQ document from Samsung’s website details how the Galaxy beta program for the upcoming Nougat update for the S7 and S7 edge will work.
It has been more than seven years now since Google released the first version of Android to the public. Despite numerous versions of Android being released since then and Wi-Fi technology and routers themselves improving, every version of Android is affected with some Wi-Fi related issues. Android 7.0 and 7.1 Nougat are no different here and show some of the same Wi-Fi issues that were found in the previous version of Android.
Motorola today announced that it has started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus in India. This makes the Lenovo-owned company the first in the world to roll out the Nougat update to any of its smartphones.