ANDROID NOUGAT

Short Bytes: Tech giant Google has finally released Android 7.0 Nougat, the next version of its mobile operating system. Initially, the update will be pushed to Google Nexus devices, followed by other smartphones. This release brings the much-awaited split-screen feature that allows two applications to be run on the same screen.

Google has released Android 7.0 Nougat. The company has started the rollout with many new features like quick-reply notifications, multitasking in the form of split-screen, updated settings, grouped notifications, and other little changes spread across the operating system.

Google unveiled Android N back during its Google I/O Developer Conference in May. The final Android Nougat name was revealed in June.

If you are willing to grab one of the biggest changes ever to arrive on Android, you need to own a Nexus smartphone. The Android 7.0 Nougat update will be first released to the Nexus devices — Nexus 6P, 5X, 6, 9, and Nexus Player. This release will also support Google’s Pixel C and General Mobile 4G (Android One).

The above-mentioned smartphones will receive Android Nougat update over the upcoming weeks. This availability depends on different carriers who control the rollout of these updates.

Google has said that LG’s upcoming LG V20 smartphone will be the first new Android Nougat smartphone. It’s set to launch on September 6.

The latest version of Android comes loaded with tons of new features. So, keep an eye on the updates section in your smartphone and explore the new operating system.

For more details, please visit Google’s Android blog.

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