Tag Archives: Nougat

HTC Bolt With Android 7.0 Nougat, No Headphone Jack Launched

HTC in collaboration with Sprint has unveiled the long-rumoured Bolt high-end smartphone. The all-new HTC Bolt is available to buy starting Friday via Sprint stores as well as the company’s online store in the US. It has been priced at $25 per month over 24 months (translating into $600 or Rs. 40,250) with instalment billing. There’s no word on its ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Will Reportedly Get Android 7.0 Nougat Beta ‘Community’ Build This Month

  A company that advertises its products as ‘flagship killers’ needs to not only keep up with the hardware specifications on premium smartphones but also the software aspect of its smartphones. It seems like OnePlus finally had this epiphany as the company will reportedly bring a beta ‘community’ build of Android 7.0 Nougat for its smartphone OnePlus 3 this month. ... Read More »

CyanogenMod 14.1 Nightly Builds Based on Android 7.1 Nougat Released for Select Devices

The CyanogenMod community has announced that a nightly build of CM14.1 based on Android 7.1 Nougat has been rolled out to select devices. The community members announced that the nightly build will be pushed first to few devices, and later other devices will get the update too. CyanogenMod 14.1 nightly build is available for the Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Xiaomi ... Read More »

Android Nougat Compatibility Document Attempts to Reduce Hardware, Software Fragmentation

  The Android Compatibility Definition Document (or CDD) has been a set of rules and guidelines that manufacturers need to follow if they want their Android devices to work with Google’s core suite of apps, including Google Play. In the past, Google has used the CDD to ensure manufacturers do not modify certain crucial features the company has baked into ... Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat Now Present on 0.3 Percent of All Active Android Devices, Says Google

  Almost two months after last updating its Android distribution chart, Google has now revealed the number of devices that are currently running the various versions of its mobile OS. The search giant, in its latest distribution chart, on Monday revealed that only 0.3 percent of all active Android devices are currently running on Android 7.0 Nougat. Google did not ... Read More »

LG G5 Starts Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update; Global Rollout to Begin Soon

  LG ensured that it was the first company that offered Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box with its LG V20 smartphone. Now, the company has shown further commitment to provide the latest version of Android as quickly as possible and has started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update, starting with its home country South Korea, for LG G5 users. The ... Read More »

General Mobile GM5 Android One Smartphone With Android 7.0 Nougat Launched

Last year in May, Google’s Android One initiative reached Turkey with the General Mobile 4G smartphone. Since then, the Turkish manufacturer General Mobile has launched the 5 Plus smartphone in the market as well, and now a new Android One smartphone has been added to the mix expanding its portfolio. Furthering Google’s efforts to bring stock Android and modern connectivity ... Read More »

Some Nexus 6P Users Reporting Battery Failure Issue on Android 7.0 Nougat

Some Nexus 6P users are reporting what is being termed a battery failure after updating to Android 7.0 Nougat. Neither Google nor Huawei have yet acknowledged the issue, which appears to be software related. A Reddit thread started by YouTuber TheRedy Tedy demonstrates an issue where the Nexus 6P has 53 percent charge, but after 3 photos are taken from ... Read More »

Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview Available for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Pixel C

Google announced earlier this month that the Android 7.1 Nougat developer preview will be released for select devices by the end of this month. The search giant has now delivered on its promise and made the developer preview available for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Pixel C. In order to get the developer preview, you can sign up for the ... Read More »

Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Pixel C Users to Receive Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview This Month

  Google has announced the Android 7.1 Nougat developer preview will be released for select compatible devices by the end of this month. After unveiling the new Android version for its Pixel smartphones at the Made by Google Event, the tech giant has now confirmed the preview will arrive for select Nexus devices before the end of October. The Android ... Read More »