Google has made it official that Android 7.1.2 Nougat update will be seeding to Android beta program members starting today. The Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, and Nexus Player users who have enrolled in Android beta program will be eligible for the update.
What is New in Android 7.1.2 Nougat Update?
In a blog post, Google confirms that Android 7.1.2 is an incremental maintenance release focused on refinements, so it includes a number of bugfixes and optimizations, along with a small number of enhancements for carriers and users.
Nexus 6P users are not eligible for Android 7.1.2 as of now, however, Google has confirmed that they are preparing the update for Nexus 6P and will release soon.
If you own any of the eligible devices mentioned above, you can expect the update anytime as long as you are an Android beta member. If you have not enrolled in the beta program yet, it is quite simple, just visit g.co/androidbeta and follow the instructions. Once you become the member of Android beta program, over-the-air update will hit your device.
The Android 7.1.2 can also be flashed manually on the eligible devices. However, if you are inexperienced, we will suggest you wait for a couple of days and you will be good with an OTA update.
Finally, Google states that final build of Android 7.1.2 update can be expected in a couple of months from now. Similar to the beta version, the final build will be released to Google Pixel smartphones, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel C, and Nexus Player.