Google releases Android 7.0 Nougat
Google has made its new Android 7.0 Nougat mobile OS available. The new Android version can now be used by several Nexus devices including the Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6 smartphones and the Nexus 9 and Pixel C tablets. In addition the General Mobile 4G smartphones and the Nexus Player device can also use Android 7.0 Nougat now.
The new mobile OS comes with a number of new features. It offers a new JIT compiler for faster updates, VR mode and Vulkan API support, better battery management, a new data saver for restricted data usage, customizable quick settings, split screen mode, picture-in-picture, a redesigned quick settings bar, new direct boot, seamless software updates, file-based encryption and much more.
The first non-Nexus smartphone that will use Android 7.0 Nougat will be LG’s V20 model, which will appear on September 6.