Google has finally launched the Android 7 Nougat OS and it has started rolling this latest Android OS to its Nexus devices. This update is rolling out to some of the Nexus devices that includes Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C and Android One devices. The device is available OTA (over the air) for these devices and the Nexus device owners who enrolled for Android Beta Program will also get the final stable version of Android Nougat. The search engine giant, however, haven’t unveiled any new smartphones in the event.
The new Android 7.0 Nougat comes with number of new features and enhancements. This includes 72 new emoji, Multi-window functionality, a way to quickly switch to the previous app (by double-tapping the multitasking button), Notification enhancements, dedicated VR mode, Doze improvements, Data Saver, Background optimizations, Direct boot, custom Quick Settings, replay from notifications, bundled notifications, partial support for more than 100 new languages and much more.
In March, Google launched the Developer preview of the Android N to Nexus devices and the final Android 7.0 developer preview 5 was unveiled last month. Google also announced that it will also release regular maintenance updates in the upcoming months. The first Nougat maintenance release is already in the works and will be released this fall as a developer preview. The LG’s upcoming device LG V20 will be the first device to run on the Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box.