Android 7.0 Nougat Rollout begins With Eligible Nexus Devices
Yesterday, Google confirmed and began the official rollout of the Android 7.0 Nougat (aka Android N, Android 7.0, Android Nougat) to eligible Nexus devices. Over the coming weeks, the update should be available for the Google Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and the Nexus Player Android TV Box.
Also on the list of eligibility list are the Google Pixel C tablet and the General Mobile 4G (an Android One phone) as well as other devices enrolled in the Android Beta Program. Updates are not mentioned for 2013 duo of the Nexus 5 smartphone and Nexus 7 tablet or other earlier Nexus devices.
Both LG and Google has confirmed the first smartphone to ship Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box is the LG V20 (successor to the LG V10 with Secondary display), which is scheduled to launch on September 6th. This is all but a confirmation that new Nexus devices will launch after the V20.
Android 7.0 Nougat adds features such as split-screen multitasking, quick-reply notification, virtual reality mode, better emoji and other changes under the hood. The Factory images, OTA images and binaries for the recent Nexus devices and the source code for Nougat has been uploaded by Google.