The Android 7.0 Nougat operating system is now available for selected Nexus tablets and smartphones. Google has confirmed that the new update will be rolled out for other smartphones before year end. The latest Android update is expected to be released for Samsung, LG, and HTC devices pretty soon.
Samsung is planning to roll out its first Android 7.0 Nougat update next. However, the South-Korean company has not revealed particular release dates for the updates. As per new reports, the first Galaxy Android N updates would be rolled out in the fourth quarter of 2016. As per YouMobile, the new update will be first rolled out to Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy S6 devices. The mobile carrier T-Mobile has also confirmed that the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S7 Edge and Galaxy S7 will get the new Android 7.0 Nougat update.
Samsung is said to be testing the Galaxy S7 Edge and Galaxy S7 Android 7.0 Nougat updates. Recently, a Galaxy S7 running Android Nougat update was spotted on GFXBench. However, this internal testing might take several weeks to complete.
The new update will bring multiple changes to the Samsung devices. As per reports, Samsung is testing a TouchWiz user interface overhaul with optional app drawer. The change has seen in the beta software program on the Galaxy Note 5. The said beta is limited to Samsung Galaxy Note 5 devices in Korea and China. Another report suggests that the Grace UX will be released for Galaxy S7 Edge and Galaxy S7. The new update will also add Always on Display feature to the devices. Other new features in Android Nougat include quicker multitasking, new installer animation, improved Doze mode and bundled notifications.