Android N released | Android Nougat new features | When will my device get Android Nougat? Android N is launched now.

Android version 7.0 Nougat has been officially released by Google. Prefer this article to catch what are the new thing that Google has added on new version. When will your Android device get the latest Android Nougat update? Let’s see.

With a surprisingpromotion, Google has launched the latest Android v7.0 Nougat. Let’s catch what are the new thing in Android Nougat and we will do our best to give most suitable solutions for your valuable questions. When will your Android device get Android N?

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Android N name: What will be the name of Android v7.0?

After releasing the very first versions of Android OS as Alpha and Beta, Google developers have named the upcoming Android versions with the names of sweet treats and it also follows the English alphabet. Up to now, we can see Android Cupcake, Doughnut, Éclair, Froyo v2.2, Gingerbread v2.3.3, Ice cream Sandwich v4.0.3, Jelly Bean v4.1, Kit Kat v4.4, Lollipop v5.0 and Marshmallow v6.0 as the previous final builds of different Android versions. Next letter in order with respect to the alphabetical order is N. Google personals were having a huge difficulty to decide a name of a suitable sweet treat that starts from letter N. So they have allowed the android users to vote to find the most suitable name. There were many rumors regarding the Android N version’s name. The most popular rumor was that the name will be “Android Nutella”. Anyhow now all of us know the Android N version’s name as Android Nougat. This is not a secret anymore.

Android v7.0 Nougat UK release date: 22ndAugust 2016

Android v7.0 Nougat has been officially released. Google has mentioned many clues indicating that Android Nougat will be released with the month of August. However without any forewarning regarding the exact date and without any press event they have launched the latest release on 22nd of August 2016. Do you own a Nexus 6P or a Nexus 5X? You will be able to upgrade you Nexus device to the latest Android N update soon. If not you can buy a new LG V20 you will be able to experience the real feeling of Android Nougat without upgrading.

Also See: LG V20 with Android Nougat Review and Release date.

Many Android official news sources reveals more out of the rollout of latest Android N. Between the next couple of weeks many devices such as Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 6P, Pixel X, Nexus Player and Nexus 9 and other 4G based general mobiles can be updated with the new software update. Further, all of the devices that were eligible for the Android Beta program will be able to receive the final build of this update. The most surprising thing was, many of the androiders were expected that Nexus 6 and Nexus 5 will be preinstalled with Android Nougat. For the flagship devices from other developers and manufacturers, we believe the updates will be customized and released by the first or second quarter of 2017. In order to provide excess time for developers to involve and interact to get more feedbacksregarding the new version, Google continues the Android N Developer Preview through the Google I/O. We’ll discuss several new features of Android N in detail at the below for your concern.

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When will yourAndroid device can get Nougat? Will your device compatible with Android Nougat?

As we mentioned in the above, so far the Nougat is only compatible and installed on particular Nexus devices. First of all, Nexus smartphones and Tablets are the most prioritized category to get the latest update soon, but the Google will not continue the support services continuously. Safety and security updates for the devices will be provided for three consecutive years from the device’s release date, or after 18 months of it will be removed from the Play Store.

So, as an example, Google will provide support to the Nexus 5X and 6P devices until 2017. This means they will be able to get the Android Nougat and next year latest update of Android “O”. Both of the Nexus 9 and 9 will be supported by Google until the end of 2016, which lead those devices to get the Android Nougat update, but they will not eligible to get the Android O. Moreover other older Nexus devices will not receive the update.

Are you having a recently released flagship device from a popular vendor like Samsung, Sony, LG, HTC or Motorola? So you will be able to get the latest Android N within the first quarter of 2017. There was another gossip saying that the operating system of upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be Nougat, but Samsung has announced that the above device will be come out from the factory with Android v6.0 Marshmallow.

There thousands of people unmovably using past generation Android devices, from various small and large scale Android manufacturers. You can see there are many people around the world running Ginger bread and Froyo on their devices. See below information related to percentages using of different versions of Android OS.


Build version Build Name Percentage
2.2 Froyo 0.1%
2.3.3-2.3.7 Gingerbread 1.7%
4.0.3-4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich 1.6%
4.1.x Jelly Bean 6.0%
4.2.x Jelly Bean 8.3%
4.3 Jelly Bean 2.4%
4.4 KitKat 29.2%
5.0 Lollipop 14.1%
5.1 Lollipop 21.4%
6.0 Marshmallow 15.2%
7.0 Nougat Not-yet updated.

Android Nougat new features: What we can expect from the next Android OS?

We are glad to tell you that we will be discussing several new features of latest Android Nougat OS. Let’s divide this into three categories with respect to Performance, Productivity and Security.

 Performance in Android Nougat

When we are considering the performance that Google was focused to improve graphics and running process of Android Nougat. They have brought out the Vulkan technology of 3D graphics API, which consist of a lower burden to the CPU than OpenGL graphics. It also helps the android android graphic developers to add much more in-depth details to the app interfaces and game frames. Newly developed JTI compiler will help the device by increasing the installation speed of apps by 80 percent and it also reduces the code size when compiled by 50 percent. You will also feel that battery consumption is lower than the previous version as Google have developed new platforms to optimize power and battery consumption.

Security in Android Nougat

Google have added enhanced security features to the new Android Nougat including file-based encryption, seamless updates and media framework hardening. Seamless updates means that you do not need to wait or search for update your Nougat device, the OS will automatically download the particular updates from the background when you are doing your other works on your device. Unluckily this feature will only work on devices that are preinstalled the Nougat OS at the factory level. The new updating method will maintain two system images-one will be updated at the backend and the other will assist you with your work. Most of the today’s android devices consist on one system images.

Reports from ZDNet also explain that the Android Nougat will block password-reset bloatware. The system will not allow other third-party apps to change predefined credentials.

Productivity in Android Nougat

The most important aspect of the productivity will be discussed in brief through this description. I think that you have heard the Nougat’s direct reply feature that assist you to reply to messages, emails and other popup messages even when you are at the middle of another app. This will also help you to get the maximum benefit from the notifications drawer. Not only that, you will be able to change the visibility settings for particular notification by long pressing on it. Please read our article regarding 10 New biggest features of Android 7 Nougat.

Will Android Nougat use Swift library?

No it won’t use the Swift library, there were so many gossips that the future Android version will go out from the box of java to replace it with open-source based Swift as its main language. But it is not the Android Nougat. It will really need a plenty of re-constructing of prevailing android’s base code. At first Android should build a runtime environment for Swift, to prepare the whole android library Swift-ready.


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