Nexus Devices Will Be The First To Sport The New Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS: Vodafone Australia Announces Nexus 6P Update December 6

By Ceage Sotto , Updated Nov 28, 2016 11:34 AM EST
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Every year, owners of Nexus devices are always spoiled to get the first android OS update. It is part of Google's strategy to keep the reputation of the Nexus brand. Owners of the Nexus would be once again privileged to have the latest android version.

This yearly initiative from Google has certainly been foreseen by many experts in the telecommunications industry. Aside from having the perk of sporting the new update, owners of Google's collaborated device may also be thankful for the company for the continuous support of the Nexus brand's next generation of AOSP builds.

Despite releasing their own smartphone brand aptly named as Pixel and Pixel XL, The giant tech company still has committed in developing Nexus along with their new phones. Most Nexus devices are already running Android 7.0 and according to GSMArena, recent versions of the phone may go on to receive the first updates for Android 7.1.

Vodafone Australia Revealed That The Nexus 6P Will Get OTA Updates On December 6

Nexus variants may get the OTA updates on December 6. In a post by Indian Express, Vodafone Australia's official website stated that Google will roll out Android Nougat for the Huawei built Nexus 6P next month. The update that bears the build number NMF26F has an update size of 650MB. The network service provider's official website also revealed a security patch update dated for December 2016.

Following Vodafone Australia's statement, the final version of the new Nougat update might eventually be seeded for other Nexus devices like the Asus Nexus Player, the Motorola Nexus 6 and HTC's Nexus 9. Owners of other smartphone units hope that their update eligible devices will follow soon as well. For Nexus owners, having the device does entitle you to a lot of privileges and getting the android updates first certainly would be a good thing to brag about.

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