Android Nougat Update Coming Soon To Motorola, Samsung & Sony: List Of Devices Include Galaxy S7, Moto Z , Xperia XZ
The Android Nougat update might have already been released but not every Android phone has received it yet. In fact, there are some phones that are yet to receive the Android Marshmallow update. Luckily for some users, Android Nougat update is coming soon to their Sony, Motorola and Samsung devices.
Android Nougat Update For Sony Xperia Phone, Release Months Confirmed
Sony has previously confirmed the list of devices that will receive the Android Nougat update. However, the company did not mention the exact dates for the release. Fortunately, a leak from Sony Slovakia's presentation showed the company's roadmap for the Android Nougat update.
According to the said presentation, the Sony Xperia Performance and Sony Xperia XZ will get the Android Nougat update in October. The Xperia X and X Compact will get their Android update in November, and the Xperia Z5 series, Z3+ and Z4 tab will follow in December. The Xperia XA and Ultra on the other hand, might have to wait until early 2017 to get their Android Nougat update.
Android Nougat Update For Motorola Devices, Coming Soon
Although Motorola or Lenovo hasn't confirmed the release of the Android Nougat to Moto devices yet, rumors are circulating about an October release. According to a source, the most recent models from Motorola like the Moto Z series, will all get the update in October. The recent Moto X series, on the other hand, might get their Android Nougat update in November. For the other models like the Moto G4 and Moto G, they might be set to get their Nougat update early 2017.
It was also said that older devices from Motorola might not be lined up for a Nougat update. The 2nd Gen Moto X for example, the source says its processor is no longer compatible with Android Nougat.
Android Nougat Update For Samsung Devices, Coming Soon
According to a recent report, Samsung is already in the process of testing the Android Nougat update on the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Furthermore, based on Samsung's Android update history, the company is also likely to release the update to the S6 devices. The exact date is not yet determined, but given that the testing is already ongoing, the release would arrive pretty soon.
In the case of the Galaxy Note 7 on the other hand, it may not be getting the Android Nougat update together with the S7 and S7 Edge. The company already stated that the implementation of the custom features to Nougat may require them around two to three more months.
OnePlus 2 Will Not Get The Android Nougat Update
The refusal to Android Nougat update comes after promises of 24 months of update support in the past and an outright assertion from the tech company last year that the OnePlus 2 smartphone would get Android N.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 To Feature 4K Display, Will Launch Sooner Than Expected
Samsung wouldn’t want to rush things this time. If the Korean tech giant sticks to its traditional Galaxy Note launch schedule, we can expect for Samsung to unveil the Galaxy Note 8 in August of this year.
Android Nougat Beta Ends; Android O Coming Soon
Google has announced that Android Nougat Beta Program is complete and that a Beta for the next version of the operating system will be released soon. Could this be the Android Oreo or most commonly known as Android O?
Get Ready With Android's Best New Feature
As of now, Instant Apps are available on selected devices. However, XDA Developers have discovered some language in the new Google Play Store APK indicating that the Instant Apps feature will likely go wide shortly.
Nokia 9 vs OnePlus 5: Comparison Between Upcoming Android Smartphones
The Nokia 9 is expected to sport a 5.5-inch QHD OLED display with a 1,440x2,560 resolution and run an Android 7.1.2. The OnePlus 5 is expected to sport a 5.5-inch Quad HD AMOLED display with 2,560x1,440 pixels and run Android Nougat.
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