Lisiting of Nexus devices with Android 7.1 Nougat is pretty much what we expected. But few weeks ago, Google displayed their first ever (self-made) phones, Pixel and Pixel XL. Both the devices is running on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box. There wasn’t much talked about Android 7.1 Nougat.
Nexus Devices Getting Android 7.1 Nougat
- Huawei Nexus 6P
- LG Nexus 5X
- Pixel C
- ASUS Nexus Player
- HTC Nexus 9
- Motorola Nexus 6
- All Android One Devices
Surprising was addition of 2 old Nexus devices i.e Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. Well, there is still an hope that Nexus devices are meant to get updated to latest Android OS.
Nexus Devices Out of Android Nougat League
- LG Nexus 5
- LG Nexus 4
- ASUS Nexus 7
No surprise! These are some of the devices which are not expected to get any updates (Android OS) from Google.
Speculation of Nexus Devices Stop Receiving Updates
- Nexus 5X: September 2017
- Nexus 6P: September 2017
- Nexus 6: October 2016
- Nexus 9: October 2016
- Nexus 5: October 2015
- Nexus 7 (2013): July 2015
- Nexus 10: November 2014
What Comes With New Android 7.1 Nougat?
- Android 7.1 Nougat helps the developer with an API, which let them develop surface important actions just like Apple 3D Touch.
- Apparently, Google is going with circular app icons, so that developer can match it up with Pixel launcher.
- Android 7.1 Nougat will bring Daydream VR support and seamless updates (Google Spoke out)
- Keyboards will supposedly get image support, stickers (of course) and animated GIFs straight from keyboard.
How You Can Get Android 7.1 Nougat Now (beta though)
Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview is expected to come by the end of this month (October 2016). Final release is expected somewhere around December. If you want to receive Developer Preview for your device, then make sure that it is enrolled to Android Beta Program.
If you device is coming under Android 7.1 Nougat Update, you can download the Factory Images From Here.
Anyways, What you guys think about Android 7.1 Nougat features? Is Google copying Apple’s 3D Touch? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below and don’t forget to react.