While some Android smartphones are still receiving the Marshmallow updates and features, Google has released a new operating system designed to offer rich functionalities and improved performance over the 6.0. Though the search giant dubbed it Android N, she still threw the ‘N’ to its community to sort for the best name it stands for.
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Today, we got the news that the ‘N’ denote Nougat. Please welcome the latest Android operating system – Android 7.0 Nougat (also known as Android N)
Smartphones that will get the Android 7.0 updates;
Samsung, Sony, LG, Infinix, Motorola and HTC are quite swift in pushing latest Google OS releases to their smartphones.
Also, going by past trend on marshmallow updates, we expect latest Google’s nexus smartphones and tablets to pack Android Nougat feature, followed by non-nexus flagships, especially offers that are less than two years.
Update: Here are Sony smartphones receiving 7.0 Os; Sony Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 tablets, Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia X, Xperia XA, Xperia XA Ultra and Xperia X performance, etc
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What to expect in Google Android Nougat OS;
According to ComputerWorld, Android Nougat comes with rich tastes and features on every aspect. There is a multi-window support with auto-update. Unlike the Marshmallow OS, the new Android N offers seamless auto-updates – activates Google core-level updates in the background and install them when you restart.
On Multi-window support, you can toggle between two apps at once on your phone screen.
Some of the additional features that make Nougat stands out are:
- The launch of Android VR platform called Daydream.
- Direct reply notifications; you can reply messages and answer calls without navigating away from the current window.
- Grouped notifications; if you receive several notifications at once, they will be grouped together if they are from the same mobile application.
- Rich multitasking experience; a Clear All button that closes all applications in the background at once and easy access to apps that currently opened.
- A Doze Mode that saves battery power when your device is on standby; you don’t have to keep your phone in your pocket/bag for 24 hours and start looking for power the boost the battery, a doze mode gives it a deep sleep that stops applications from running at background, hence saving battery life.
- Vulkan; a feature that enhances graphics and gives game developers control over GPU.