Samsung has started rolling the Android Nougat 7.0 update to the flagship Galaxy devices Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. The update is currently rolling out to the users that tested the beta version of the Android 7.0 Nougat OS and will be available soon for all other device owners across the world. The users having the beta version of the Nougat 7.0 are getting the update of 215 MB size, but we are not sure when the Android 7.1.1 update will be available to the flagships that was confirmed by the company to the beta users in the past.
Previously, the company’s beta team confirmed that the Android Nougat final version will be available by 17th January for the flagship devices and we can now expect that the regular Marshmallow users of the flagship devices will get it starting January 17th while the beta testers are getting it early. According to Sammobile, the new update comes with the January 1 security patch as well. There is no news available when the other variants in the Samsung Galaxy S series will get the Nougat update but we can expect the S6 and S6 Edge will start getting it soon after the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge devices.
The Android 7.0 Nougat will brings new features to the Galaxy flagship devices including App shortcuts, multi-window mode and others. Samsung will also replace the Samsung Touchwiz to Samsung Experience adding new abilities and features. The Android 7.1.1 update will bring new features to the Galaxy S7 and s7 Edge devices that includes 4G VoLTE support, new professional emoji, sending GIFs directly via keyboard from supported apps such as Google Allo, new app shortcuts where you can launch apps directly from home screen, enhanced live wallpaper metadata, round icon resources, improved VR thread scheduling, APIs for carriers and calling apps and other features also.