Android 7.0 Nougat has finally been launched on a number if Nexus devices. With this launch, it has become imperative for smartphone manufacturers to incorporate the feature in the devices manufactured by them. Users across the globe are eagerly waiting for updates from smartphone manufacturers.
For its users, Google opened the public beta program. Using the program, users can easily speed up the various process reporting bugs by signing up. Non Nexus device users on the other hand will have to remain patient regarding updates from the smartphone manufacturers. Here is what different smartphone brands have promised for their users:
LG promises to get the update earlier than its competitors in its G5 device. The Limited Preview Program of LG featured this smartphone. The LG V20 which succeeds the V10 promises to provide the updated version of Nougat. Though LG has refrained from announcing a formal date for the launch of LG G5, it is expected to be launched after V20 hits the market.
Sony is one of the most popular smartphone manufacturers. Sony has promised to include Nougat in its various devices including Xperia X Performance, Xperia XA Ultra, Xperia XA, Xperia, Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact, Xperia Z4 Tablet and Xperia Z3+. Like the other smartphone manufacturers, Sony is yet to disclose an official date.
Among the various smartphone manufacturers, HTC has provided some degree of clarity to users. It has made an official announcement to launch Nougat supported devices within a period of three months. It implies that HTC will launch Nougat supported devices latest by 20thNovember. The models which will be supported by Nougat include M9 flagships, A9 and HTC 10.
An official announcement is yet to be made from Huawei. However users can be ensured of seeing the Nougat on the brand’s P9 smartphone.
Samsung is all set to launch the Nougat upgraded version of Galaxy Note 7 within a period of three months. The other versions namely S7 and Galaxy S7 edge may also soon be upgraded. This can significantly impact the Android app development industry.
Motorola like most of the other smartphone manufacturers is yet to confirm the release date for Nougat supported devices.