Google’s latest update Android Nougat

2 years ago Aparna Nair 0

Google’s latest update Android Nougat


Google is releasing the next generation of its Android Software to the company which has the most popular devices. The Android Nougat 7.1.1, which so far has only available for the Pixel and Pixel XL devices. Arrive in the few days on Google Nexus 6P smartphone device in next week. The upgrade will come as part of Google monthly security update which released on 5th December.

The news is leaked early by Vodafone Australia, which announced that Google would roll out the 650MB update to users with the Nexus 6P.

The Google issues a security patch update each month to its core Android devices, which include the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, Pixel C laptop.


If the Nexus 6P is set to receive the Nougat 7.1.1 update, it is a chance that this other device will too.

Only a few number of Nexus 6P devices receive the upgrade straight away, as Vodaphone Australia release notes show that 10000 phones will be selected at random to be available for the update during the first three days of release.

The 14th day of the update released will all Nexus 6P devices be available to download it.

Android Nougat 7.1.1 brings some improvements to the latest build of Google mobile software. It includes the ability to for the developer to add app shortcuts, round icons for some third-party apps, and a full host of new emoji to liven up your text chats.
The launch comes days after the company released several of these features to users as part of Android Nougat 7.1 Developer Preview 2 as it looked to try out new features before the wider public launch.

Google has gradually made the Android Nougat available to other third-party device manufacturers as it seems to get the newest version of the software to the more customers.
Samsung has confirmed that it will roll out a beta program for Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge users looking to try out the Google new mobile software, as has OnePlus.

The LG has also said that it is bringing the software to users of LG G5 soon, the first time that the Android Nougat has made available to users of a device that originally launched with Android Marshmallow.

Currently, only Google Pixel and Pixel XL devices offer Android Nougat in the UK.


7 Best features in Google new Operating system

1. Data Saver
Data Saver mode reduces cellular data use by apps. Enable it from the notification dropdown
and Andriod will block background data usage- limiting bit rate for reducing images quality and streaming.

2. Multi Window
Run two apps side by side on your smartphone or tablet. To do this, open an app and long press the square overview button. Provided the app is compatible, and it shrinks to fill half the screen and let you pick a second.

3. Instant Apps
Instant Apps lets Android users start using an app from the Google Play Store instantly. No need to buy or even download it simply open the app listing page and you can begin testing the new software to see what you think.

4. Better Encryption
In Android Nougat each file and folder saved on the device is encrypted and protected individually, as opposed to encrypted as a whole like the previous iteration of the mobile Operating System.

5. Quick Switch
Quickly jump between your two most recently used apps with a double tap on the overview button the square icon. On the right of the three virtual navigation buttons at the bottom of the display.

6. New Emoji
Nougat expands its emoji library to over 1500 different characters, and finally, lets the user change the skin tone of their chosen emoji. By tapping and holding on the icon in the Google Keyboard.

7. Better Battery
Doze, first introduced with the Marshmallow gets a boost. It uses the sensors baked into Andriod phones to detect. When the device is idle even when moving around in a bag or pocket and cuts power consumption.