In the battle between 2016 flagships to provide a timely update to Android 7.0 Nougat, HTC is apparently making good progress. Information from a usually-reliable source is indicating that the HTC 10 could receive an operating system update within weeks.
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Owners of the Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and Pixel C have been left frustrated by the news that only Google’s 2016 Pixel phones will officially receive the full version of Android 7.1 Nougat straight away. Yet a couple of affordable handsets from China could soon be updated to the latest edition of Google’s mobile operating system.
Google has delivered a keynote presentation which offered hints about the future of the company. The whole event was centred around artificial intelligence, and more specifically, Google Assistant.
With Nokia’s return as a smartphone and tablet maker edging closer, a new device has been spotted on the Geekbench 3 benchmarking platform. A smartphone – which is labelled as a Nokia D1C – is listed, offering a set of mid-range specs.
Android 7.0 Nougat may only be available on a small handful of devices right now, but already the Android-X86 open source project has released an edition that runs on desktop PCs. The quick work considerably increases the range of hardware that can potentially try out the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system.
When the HTC One A9 was launched, one of its most talked about selling points was a commitment to provide updates within 15 days of their release from Google. But owners of the device hoping that would mean quick access to Android 7.0 Nougat are going to be disappointed.
Amongst Google’s most surprising moves last year was the launch of the Pixel C. Now the search engine giant is looking to rectify one of the biggest complaints about the convertible device, with the inclusion of multi-tasking support in Android 7.0 Nougat.
The closer a new product gets to its launch date, the harder it becomes to keep secret. In preparation for a release, increasing numbers of people become involved, as companies share details with partners.
In recent days there has been been growing talk around both Android 7.0 Nougat and Google’s 2016 Nexus smartphones. Now reports have emerged that the hardware could launch on 4 October, which would be a similar time of the year to other recent Nexus handsets.
LG have announced their latest Android smartphone. The LG V20 will launch in the third quarter of this year, with the device set to feature Android 7.0 Nougat.