October 6, 2016 1:24:43 pm
Motorola has announced that it will start Android 7.0 Nougat update for its smartphones in Q4 2016. Android Nougat was formally introduced in the form of developer beta in March this year. Android Nougat was officially released in August for select Nexus devices.
Motorola has now confirmed on its blogpost that 15 devices will receive Android 7.0 Nougat later this year. In an official post, Motorola says, “We’re happy to confirm Android 7.0 Nougat is on its way to a lot of our smartphones, we’ll be starting in Q4 with Moto Z and Moto G (4th Gen).” Motorola has also clearly indicated that Moto G4 and recently launched Moto Z will be the first to get the update.
Watch: Moto Z Play First Look Video
Here’s the full list of our smartphones that will be getting Nougat:
Moto G (4th Gen)
Moto G Plus (4th Gen)
Moto G Play (4th Gen)
Moto X Pure Edition (3rd Gen)
Moto X Style
Moto X Play
Moto X Force
Droid Turbo 2
Droid Maxx 2
Moto Z Droid
Moto Z Force Droid
Moto Z Play
Moto Z Play Droid
Android 7.0 Nougat is one of the crucial Android updates in the recent times. The newest Android dessert offers same material design like Android 6.0 Marshmallow but adds new features like split screen multitasking and inline replies to notifications. Android Nougat also brings support for new Vulkan API, OpenJD-based Java environment and seamless software updates.
Android Nougat also brings support for file encryption, to better defend against security threats like stagefright. The update also introduces direct boot for better access to important notifications when the device boots.
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