As a follow-up of what we reported earlier, Samsung has now pushed the official Android 7.0 (Nougat) update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge smartphones. Until last week, the update was limited to a few regions, and there was a lot of confusion going on about the final beta version and official version.
Thankfully, Samsung confirmed the official rollout yesterday, and besides, the company also revealed the names of Galaxy devices that will get the update before the first quarter of this year comes to an end (until May 2017).
As per Samsung’s official blog post, the Galaxy devices confirmed to get the taste of Nougat are – Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and S6 edge+, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy A3, and Galaxy A8. Even though the company has not specified the year for Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A8 models, but we assume that it is for the Galaxy A3 (2016) and Galaxy A8 (2016) phones. In addition, the company also mentioned that the Galaxy Tab A with S Pen and Galaxy Tab S2 (LTE unlocked) tablets would also get the Nougat update likewise i.e. under the first quarter of this year.
Also, after finishing up with the devices mentioned above (until May 2017), Samsung might add up more Galaxy devices the Nougat rollout list.
With the Nougat update, Samsung devices get a variety of new features such as multi-window support, UX and performance fixes, improved notifications and Quick Settings button, improved always-on display, Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved system speed and much more.