Android 7.1.1 Nougat Latest News & Updates: Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Skips 7.0 Nougat; Galaxy S4 Eligible Also?

By Ruffy , Updated Dec 19, 2016 05:52 AM EST
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The Android 7.1.1 Nougat has already been available for some smartphones recently and it is heading next to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. The two devices from Samsung will be skipping the Android 7.0 Nougat and directly upgrade to the latest version of the operating system (OS) instead.

According to reports, there were already smartphones that decided to skip and will wait for the Android 7.1.1 Nougat instead. It has already been confirmed that the smartphones from Google have the latest version of the OS installed, which are the Pixel XL, Pixel, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, and Nexus X6. The Huawei Mate 9 will also soon have the upgrade and it will also soon be arriving on their other models such as Huawei P9 and Huawei Mate 8. The new update of the Android Nougat is expected to be released during early 2017

The Korean tech giant, Samsung, has given an announcement previously that their latest models that Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge will also bypass the Android 7.0 Nougat update. However, official details regarding its release date for the Samsung smartphones have not been given yet. Furthermore, there is also a way that the Android 7.1.1 Nougat will be installed in the 2013 Galaxy S4 LTE. It was reported that the latest version of the OS can be incorporated into the 2013 device via crDroid ROM which was made by Team Android.

One of the great features that included in the Android 7.1.1 Nougat is the reset button so users would not need to start their phones manually. The OS also included the Smart Storage, and it allows users to have more memory on their phone by deleting backed-up files. It also makes the smartphone capable of sending GIFs, emojis, and stickers with the imaged keyboard. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge will also experience these new add-ons with the Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

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