'Android 7.0 Nougat' News & Update: 4 Features You Won't Find On Android Marshmallow 6.0 Find Out Here!

By Staff Reporter , Updated Dec 12, 2016 11:12 PM EST

With an Android Nougat update on the way, smartphone users and tech analysts alike are anticipating just what this firmware upgrade is all about. It adds multiple features and improves some of the applications including the Android operating system (OS) itself.Android users who are still using Android Marshmallow must shift into Android Nougat. Here are four new features that only Android Nougat OS has:


One of the most interesting new features of Android Nougat is the split screen or multi-window mode. This allows users to multitask effortlessly and efficiently. Just hold the "Task-Switching" button and the screen will split in two. This will allow multiple applications to run side by side without hanging. Users can even resize the screen resolution to his desire.

Revamped notification system

According to Forbes, the look, feel, and use of notifications in Android Nougat are way better than Android Marshmallow.The revamped notification system is wider. It fills the entire screen and lessening the space vertically between each notification. Users even tap to directly reply to a message without opening the app, depending on the app in use. Moreover, "Messenger" and "Hangouts" are equipped with the new quick-reply option.

Better data control

Android Nougat has a new setting called "Data Saver". Phone users know that apps that run in the background can crunch data and burn through the data plan. It limits the background data usage on various cellular networks.

Improved battery life

Android Nougat introduces "Doze" mode to save the phone battery's life. As long as the screen light is off and the phone is unattended, "Doze" mode will cap the battery usage to the lowest point possible.With all of these new features from Android Nougat, Android Marshmallow users will sure enjoy this new upgrade from Google. You can expect the update roll out in early 2017.

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