Google will release the developer preview this month and not the final build. One has to register to Android Beta Program in order to be eligible for the update.
Earlier this October 4th, Google unveiled its Pixel devices with Android 7.1 Nougat. Now the search engine giant has confirmed that the developer preview for Android 7.1 Nougat will be released for select Nexus devices by the end of this month.
The developer preview will first be released for Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and Pixel C devices. However, all the Nexus devices which are compatible with Android 7.0 Nougat will receive Android 7.1 update but didn't provide any ETA for other devices. Also, the final build of Android 7.1 will be rolled out for all supported Google devices by the end of this year in December. To detail out, these devices are Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus 9 LTE, Nexus Player, Pixel C, and supported Android One devices.
Android 7.1 Nougat brings a bunch of new features including the support for Daydream View VR headset. Other improvements will include, night-light, circular app icons, a manual storage manager, app shortcuts, A/B system updates. Another feature that will be added is the image keyboard which will allow users to send gifs without even copy pasting links. Interestingly, there has been no information if 'Google Assistant' will make way to other Nexus devices or not.
As mentioned before, Google will release the developer preview this month and not the final build. One has to register to Android Beta Program in order to be eligible for the update.
Google recently released Google Pixel and Pixel XL and both the smartphones will be up for pre-order starting tomorrow with sales beginning from October 20 onward. Both the devices will be sold on Flipkart and offline stores include Croma and Reliance Digital. Google Pixel will start at Rs 57,000 for 32GB variant.
Google has partnered with LG to launch the first devices running on Android Wear 2.0.
While this might be just a prototype design or one of those fancy looking Photoshop artwork, based on the renders, we can clearly see a physical design overhaul.
Before this, Google Pixel devices were only available via Flipkart and some select offline stores.
After issues related to LTE connectivity and the camera, a lot of users were recently experiencing some weird distortion in the audio output.
The company earlier skipped the latest update for Nexus 6 due to some last-minute bugs.
Google Assistant is Google's own AI-based voice assistant which was first introduced on Google's Allo app launched last year.
To recall, Google and Idea partnered, back in May, to provide the direct carrier billing service in India.
In a response to query , Google blamed a last-minute bug for the delay in Android 7.1.1 roll out.
he feature will be available on both app (Android and iOS) for users living in Delhi NCR.
The smartphone is scheduled to launch on December 26.