Tag Archives: Nougat

Honor confirms February release for Honor 8’s Nougat update

Honor has confirmed a timetable for when the Nougat update will be coming to the Honor 8, officially. The Honor 8 will be updated with Huawei’s newest EMUI 5.0 overlaid on top of Android Nougat 7.0. The Nougat Beta test has already been ongoing for beta testers of the Honor 8 since the end of last month. EMUI 5.0 brings ... Read More »

Nougat update could bring fingerprint gestures on current Galaxy devices

The Galaxy Beta program is currently in the full swing of things and part of that program is taking suggestions and feedback from participants of the program. According to a reply received from a tester, Samsung is pleased to announce that it it “trying to improve the features of the Fingerprint Scanner. A beta program tester suggested that the fingerprint ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge Nougat update moves into carrier testing

Looks like the Nougat update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, which is currently being beta tested by the South Korean company, will soon be rolled out to the general public. That’s because the update has moved into the carrier testing stage. Specifically, Vodafone Australia has updated their website to reflect that the update is under testing. While ... Read More »

Motorola Moto Z Play running Nougat receives WiFi certification

Looks like Motorola’s Moto Z Play smartphone is all set to receive the Android Nougat update. Model XT1635-02, running Android version 7.0, has received Wi-Fi certification from the WiFi Alliance (WFA). While there is currently no information on exactly when the roll out will begin, given that the Nougat-powered model of the handset has started collecting the required certifications, we ... Read More »

ZTE announces Nougat preview program for Axon 7 users in US

Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE has announced a Nougat preview program for users of its Axon 7 smartphone in the United States. Those with units carrying model number A2017U will be able to participate in the program. To join the program, you first need to create an account (if you don’t have one already) at ZTE US Community. Once that is ... Read More »

Huawei P9 and Mate 8 start receiving Nougat update

If you recall, earlier this month, Huawei officially announced its Nougat update plans, revealing that the Mate 8 and P9 will be the first devices getting the update, something which the company said will happen in Q1, 2017. However, a recent rumor suggested that the update will be pushed out – at-least to the units in China – on December ... Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge Nougat beta update brings December security patch, other changes

Samsung has started pushing out a new Nougat beta update to eligible Galaxy S7 and S7 edge units, making it the third build that the South Korean company has rolled out as part of the beta program. Weighing in at around 530MB, the update brings along Android security patch for the month of December. Several other changes are included as ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A (2016) series devices will get Nougat update, report confirms

Samsung will roll out the Android Nougat update to its Galaxy A (2016) series devices as well, according to a new report. This means that the 2016 iterations of the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A9, and Galaxy A9 Pro will all get the update. There’s, however, no word on exactly when the roll-out would begin, ... Read More »

Huawei announces Nougat update plans

Huawei has announced Nougat update plans for its smartphones. The Android 7 update for Huawei devices will arrive in the form of version 5.0 of the Chinese company’s EMUI skin. The roll-out will begin sometime in Q1, 2017, with the Huawei Mate 8 and P9 getting the update first, followed by the P9 Plus, P9 lite, nova, and nova Plus. ... Read More »

US Cellular LG G5 starts getting Nougat update as well

After Sprint and T-Mobile, now US Cellular has also started pushing out the Nougat update to LG G5 units on its network. Arriving as build version US99223A and weighing in at around 1,546MB, the update brings Android version 7.0 as well as some other changes. Given that the update has just started rolling out, it may take time for the ... Read More »