Today Google start rolling out official Android 7.0 Nougat for all the nexus devices. If you have nexus device, then you can install this update right now but if you don’t have then you have to wait few months. This update is available for Nexus 5X, nexus 6, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C and Generation Mobile 4G, all these devices will get over the air software update notification of Android Nougat. Device that are already enroll the Android Nougat beta program will also get this final version update.
There are other devices too that will get Android Nougat update from their partners, including upcoming LG V20. Which will first smartphone that will released and ship with pre-installed Android Nougat.
What’s new in Android 7.0 Nougat?
This android version released with over 250 major updates, including VR Mode in Android. Google works on this android Nougat feature at all the levels of the Android stack in Nougat, from how the OS read the sensors data and then how it sends the pixels to the display, to make this more especially built for providing users to high quality VR experience.
- Direct replay so now user can reply directly from notification panel without opening application.
- It also introduced the JIT/AOT compiler to improve software performances like take apps less storage and install faster.
- Direct boot, seamless update and File based encryption for Powerful Security layers and encryption to keep you and you data more private.
- Multi windows support now user can view two different widows at the same time.
- It also included the platform support for Vulkan, its cross platform API for high performance graphics.
How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat
You can receive and install this and upcoming Android updates directly on your compatible Android device. You will get over the air update notification. If you can’t wait for OTA notification, then you can flash updates manually by downloading Android Nougat factory image files given below.
Download Android Nougat 7.0
- Nexus 5X (bullhead)
- Nexus 6 (shamu)
- Nexus 6P (angler)
- Nexus 9 (volantis)
- Nexus 9G (volantisg)
- Nexus Player (fugu)
- Pixel C (ryn)
- General Mobile 4G (Android One) (seed)
Currently these factory images are available. Keep checking we will post other images as they available.