Android 7.0 ‘Nougat’ released for Nexus devicesDarcy Smith
Google released Android 7.0 ‘Nougat’ for Nexus devices. See full list of devices supported here. Nougat come with a lot of changes, some rather large ones and some minor improvements.
-Bring your words to life with updated and entirely new emoji, and the ability to use two or more languages at the same time.
-Over 1500 emoji including 72 new ones
-Multi Locale language settings
-Now you can switch between apps with a double tap, and run two apps side by side. So go ahead and watch a movie while texting, or read a recipe with your timer open.
–Multi-window view Support.
–Quick switch between apps
-Vulkan™ API is a game changer with high-performance 3D graphics. On supported devices, see apps leap to life with sharper graphics and eye-candy effects.
-With Virtual Reality mode, Android Nougat is ready to transport you to new worlds. Coming soon with Daydream-ready phones.
-Doze now helps save battery power even when you’re on the move. So your device will still go into low power usage while you carry it in your pocket or purse.
-Android Nougat makes it easier to take action in the moment, with more personalized settings and smarter notifications.
-Rearrange your Quick Setting tiles so you can get to what you want faster.
-Mini conversations within your notifications let you reply on the fly – without opening any app.
-See what’s new at a glance with bundled notifications from apps. Simply tap to expand and view more info without having to open the app.
-Limit how much data your device uses with Data Saver. When Data Saver is turned on, apps in the background won’t be able to access cell data.
-When a notification pops up, just press and hold to toggle the settings. For instance, you can silence future alerts from an app in the notification itself.
-Not only can you change the size of the text on your device, but the size of the icons and the experience itself.
-On select new devices, software updates download in the background, so you won’t have to wait while your device syncs with the latest security tools.
-By encrypting at the file level, Android can better isolate and protect files for individual users on your device.
-Starting your device is faster and apps run securely even before you enter your password.
Nougat should start rolling out to Nexus devices shortly via OTA, users can also manually install it if they choose to. LG is also releasing the LG V20, being sold as the first Android phone with Android 7 ‘out of the box’.