After Google officially naming 2016’s Android version as Android Nougat, we have news that Nougat 7.1, 7.1.1 and 7.1.2 will be the next Android version.
Android Nougat 7.1
Popular leakster Evleaks has revealed that there will be three quarterly maintenance release of Android Nougat with Android 7.1, 7.1.1 and 7.1.2 version. These releases will bring in the new Pixel launcher and Google Assistant support.
Here is what the popular leakster tweeted –
The next three quarterly maintenance releases of Android Nougat will be Android 7.1 / 7.1.1 / 7.1.2
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) August 28, 2016
Moving on to Android Nougat software roll-out, currently it’s available for Nexus devices and only one Android One handset. While Sony and HTC have officially listed the preliminary list of devices to get the Android 7.0 update, there will be many more devices added to the list later on. T-Mobile becomes the first carrier to list out devices getting through Nougat version although listed published by them includes only the Samsung Galaxy phones which the carrier sales.
The 7.1 update will be available in fall and the 7.1.1 is planned for December 2016 release. 7.1.2 Nougat update roll out might begin early next year. That’s what we have learn and hope Google does that.
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Relating to Android version, Motorola previously leaked out the upcoming Android 8.0 aka the Android O saying that Moto G4 Plus will support software updates until Android 8.0. And going deep into Android development we have listed devices which are expected to get Android Nougat 7.1 update moving on from Android 7.0.
The Android 7.1 based CyanogenMod 14.1 has arrived. Download CM 14.1 Nightlies build for supported handsets. More custom ROMs will be available as well and leading one is the Remix OS.