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Android Nougat Release Date: How And When Will You Get it

By Anj C , Dec 14, 2016 06:46 PM EST

New Android Nougat features are coming to more smartphones with the roll out of Android 7.1 and the Android 7.1.1 update. LG G5 is the latest with the software update, along with Moto Z and Moto Z Force. A beta for OnePlus 3 just released and Nougat has arrived, too.

When will Android Nougat come knocking on your device is another question. Except if your device is already running stock Android, you've probably got a considerable wait ahead as manufacturers and even networks tweak the software to run fluently with their skins and also their systems.

Android 7.1.1 Nougat update: Nexus devices

Google started releasing Android 7.0 Nougat from 22 August. The company confirmed the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player and Pixel C wich will also be getting over the air update and that has happened for Android 7.0 Nougat. The Nexus 5 has been put out to pasture. On 5 December Google confirmed the release of Android 7.1.1.

Here are list of devices:  Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Nexus Player, Pixel C and General Mobile 4G (Android One)

Android 7.1 Nougat update: HTC

HTC running a 90-day promise for software updates and the company also says your device will get an update for two years following its release. The new HTC 10 Evo/HTC Bolt launched with Android Nougat and HTC Sense, so is up to date. Nougat was being pushed to the HTC One M9 unlocked in the US. We're still waiting to hear on other and international versions hopefully soon.

Android 7.1 Nougat update: Huawei

Huawei already started offering Android Marshmallow devices last November 2015 when it unveiled its Mate 8 with the software pre-loaded. The Mate 9, recently launched, is Nougat, the first handset to offer the software. It has been said that when it does arrive that it will come to the P9 series and also to the Mate 8.


Android 7.1 Nougat update: LG

The Android 7.0 Nougat update has already begun rolling out to LG G5 owners in South Korea. The company also launched the LG V20 on 6 September, which is the company's first handset already running Android 7.0 Nougat and the first device to launch with the new software out of the box.

Android 7.1 Nougat update: Motorola

The company has already gone official, however, confirming a wide number of handsets that will be updated: MotorolaMoto G (4th Gen)Moto G Plus (4th Gen)Moto G Play (4th Gen)Moto X Pure Edition (3rd Gen)Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto X-ForceDroid Turbo 2, Droid Maxx 2, Moto Z,Moto Z-Droid,Moto Z Force Droid , Moto Z Play,Moto Z Play Droid and Nexus 6.

Android 7.1 Nougat update: Samsung

Samsung starting to roll-out for the Marshmallow update, with some handsets receiving it in South Korea at the end of January 2016. Other areas and devices had to wait a little longer.
With so many handsets to update, Samsung tends to be a little slower. As of now, the company hasn't committed to a timeline, but it's thought that the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will be updated to the Grace UX - as found on the Note 7.

Android 7.0 Nougat update: Sony

Xperia Sony has unveiled it will make Android Nougat available to the following devices: Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 Tablet, Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia X, Xperia XA, Xperia XA Ultra, Xperia X Compact and Xperia X Performance.

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