Tag Archives: Nougat

1.2%,of,Android,devices,now,running,Nougat,,Lollipop,still,prevails

Android’s latest version Nougat has finally passed the 1% mark in the Google OS distribution chart. 7.0 and 7.1 combined now represent 1.2% of the total number of devices running Android – more than Froyo and Gingerbread each. Hurrah. Meanwhile, Lollipop remains the OS version most droids have installed, down half a percentage point since last month to 32.7%. Marshmallow ... Read More »

Nougat update for ZTE Axon 7 brings Daydream VR compatibility

After a short delay, the Nougat update for the ZTE Axon 7 is finally rolling out and it brings Google Daydream compatibility. ZTE has as low as $50 its own VR headset. This makes the Axon 7 the cheapest way to get into Google’s VR ecosystem. Other supported phones include the Pixels and the Moto Zs, the Huawei Mate 9 ... Read More »

Nougat update for Huawei Honor 6X might not arrive in March after all

Earlier this month, Huawei confirmed that the Nougat update for the Honor 6X will start rolling out in March. That was indeed a pleasant surprise given that the company had earlier said the rollout would begin in Q2 this year. However, turns out that’s not the case. The source of the report has now clarified that the March time-frame is ... Read More »

Galaxy,S7,and,S7,edge,get,Nougat,in,India,,Samsung,Pay,teased

Samsung has just launched the Android 7.0 Nougat updates the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in India. The company has begun a global rollout recently and India is the next market to get the latest and greatest from Google. The OTA firmware for both devices is quite hefty at about 1.3GB and includes the latest Android, as well as improvements ... Read More »

European roll out of HTC 10 Nougat update resumes

Less than a couple of weeks after it was halted due to bugs, the European roll out of the HTC 10 Nougat update has resumed – the update is currently hitting units in the UK. Arriving as software version 2.41.401.3 and weighing in at 1.17 GB, the update – aside from Android 7.0 – also brings along latest security patches ... Read More »

30,tasty,tips,for,Android,Nougat:,Get,more,out,of,your,Android,phone

Mmm…Nougat. What better way to start a new year than with a fresh flavor for your favorite Android phone? Google’s latest major Android release may have officially launched last fall, but if you’re like most folks, you’ll probably be getting your first taste of Nougat—also known as Android 7—in 2017. If you want timely Android updates, Google’s own Nexus and ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S6 running Nougat receives WiFi certification

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge smartphones are all set to receive the Nougat update as a device with model number SM-G920V and Android version 7.0 has been certified by the WiFi Alliance (WFA). While the SM-G920 series is for the Galaxy S6, it’s reasonable to assume that a Nougat-powered edge variant will also receive the certification sooner ... Read More »

Huawei roadmap details when midrangers will get Nougat

Huawei launched its EMUI 5.0 launcher based on Android Nougat 7.0 along with the flagship Mate 9 and seeded it to the P9 and P9 Plus and Mate 8 since. The company isn’t done yet though as the affordable Huawei smartphones will also get the upgrade shortly. A roadmap leaked on Weibo shows us Huawei Nova will be the first ... Read More »

Asus stops ZenFone 3 Android Nougat update rollout

Asus started rolling out the Nougat 7.0 update for the Zenfone 3 in the Philippines last week and a global update was going to follow soon. Apparently some bugs appeared when people started applying it so the company has suspended the campaign until it addresses thee issues. Asus Philippines directly confirmed that the update is on hold, but without officially ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) trying out Android 7.0 Nougat over at Geekbench

The 2016 Galaxy A series was promised an update to 7.0 Nougat and a version of the software is already under testing – a Galaxy A5 (2016) posted a score to the Geekbench database running Android 7.0. Note that this was the version with an Exynos 7580 Octa chipset, something that may have an effect on timing (the A5 2016 ... Read More »