Thanks to its new features, the new Android 7.0 Nougat is one of the most awaited Google OS. While Lenovo smartphones have not been the first to get Android update. However, as per new reports, the Lenovo K3 Note, K4 Note, K5 Note, Vibe P1 are among the many Lenovo smartphones, which might get Android 7.0 update in 2016 itself. However, Lenovo hasn’t confirmed the release dates as yet.
The Android Nougat 7.1 was released on Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. The latest Android version is only available for selected Nexus smartphones. However, most smartphones from Motorola, Samsung, Xiaomi, LG, Asus, etc are yet to update their devices with Android 7.0 Nougat.
As per a new report, Lenovo will be releasing the Android 7.0 Nougat for its eligible smartphones by the end of this year. Going by the company’s roll-out schedule for Android Marshmallow last year, it might take few months to reach all its devices. Once the update is available, users will be notified via an OTA notification on the device. The update can be easily downloaded via Wi-Fi.
The Android 7.0 Nougat is likely to be released for the Lenovo K4 Note, K5 Note, Vibe P1, Vibe X3, and Vibe S1 smartphones. The list also includes Lenovo phablets such as Vibe Phab 2, Phab 2 Plus, and Phab 2 Pro. While Lenovo ZUK Z2, and ZUK Z2 Pro are included in the list, the ZUK Z1 will not be getting the Android Nougat update as it runs on Snapdragon 801 processor.The devices running Snapdragon 800 and 801 are not eligible for Android Nougat.
The Android 7.0 Nougat comes with a host of new features including multi-window, direct reply notifications, enhanced power efficiency, etc. Additional features include Google Assistant, VR interface, Screen Zoom, clear all cache setting, data saver, Improved file browser, instant apps, app switch, bundled notifications, improved Java 8 language support, and new emojis.