Finally, Android Nougat is out of beta.
But, what is nougat? Android Nougat is the 11th version of Android OS that released on March 9, 2016 as a Beta version. However, it officially released on August 22, 2016.
Google’s latest and greatest operating system, Android Nougat is rolling out slowly to Nexus devices (the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player), the General Mobile 4G and the Pixel C tablet.
If you have one of those devices, no matter whether you were enrolled in the beta or not, you will see an update soon. The LG V20 is the first phone that will come with Android Nougat that should arrive in early September. For other devices, Android Nougat release date will be soon announced.
According to a Google spokesperson, new android update may take several weeks to arrive on all supported phones. This latest operating system comes with around 250 major new android nougat features that you will see when you first boot up your phone after the update.
Giving Personal Experience
Android Nougat provides more personal experience by customizing the device to fit to your personality. Users will have even more ways to customize their android device like
- More than 1,500 different emoji developed into Android such as 72 new ones to express yourself.
- Quick Settings controls provide you easy access to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and the all-important flashlight. Users can also control what files go where, and move them around to fit your requirements.
- It’s multi-locale support allows app to customize their content based on the locale settings. So, if speak multiple languages, search engines can display results in each of those languages.
Productive than Previous OS
Whether you are making plans with friends or responding to work, Android Nougat help users to do multitask with ease, as it has new features like direct reply, Multi-window, and Quick switch.
- With Multi-window, you can run two apps side-by-side. The windows are resizable, too, by simply dragging the divider.
- Direct Reply allows users to reply directly to notifications without opening any app.
- Quick Switch enables to switch between two most recently used apps by using by simply double tapping the Overview button.
Android has been making the battery smarter from last year. That’s why, they have created the Doze feature even dozier with Android Nougat.
Users’ device can drop into lower power usage when it is getting jostled around in their pocket or bag while on the move.
Android Nougat, the next android version, is designed to deliver immersive experiences by offering Daydream (Google’s platform for mobile virtual reality) and VulkanTM (an advanced 3D rendering API).
- This latest operating system is ready to explore virtual worlds to the users with Daydream-ready phones, headsets, and controllers — everything is coming later this year.
- With VulkanTM, games are available with high-speed, next-generation graphics – all powered by your device’s multi-core processor.
Android is created with powerful layers of security and encryption to protect your private data secure. All the new devices launched this fall are added with new features like Direct Boot, Seamless updates, and File-based encryption.
- Direct Boot helps your device startup faster, and apps run securely even before you unlock your device when your device reboots.
- New Android devices having Nougat operating system can install software updates seamlessly. In the background. That means you won’t have to wait until your device installs the update and optimizes all the application for the new version. The current android nougat nexus 6p users will able to install software updates much faster, so they won’t have to wait for minutes when the device reboots.
- The new operating system can better isolate and protect files for individual users on their smart device.
These are some features you will find in android next version, Android N. Are you planning to upgrade Nougat to a new phone? You can get Android N sooner.
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