Sony Xperia XZ and X Performance may receive Android Nougat as early as October

Soon after Google released the Android Nougat to the Nexus series devices, Sony announced the list of devices eligible for the Android 7.0 update. But, the details with regard to the time frame of the roll-out plan were withheld.

Now, a presentation slide understood to be showcased in the recently concluded Sony Slovakia’s closed-door meeting leaked online revealing Android Nougat release schedule details.

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Google plans to bring the Android nougat statue to Montélimar, France with party

Remember the Android Nougat statue at the Google headquarters? Google has always made Android statues for each version of Android which are named after delicious treats, and keeping at its headquarters in Mountain View. However, according to French website, 01net, the company is planning an official Android Nougat statue as well as a Nougat party in the city of Montélimar.

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List of devices getting Android Nougat : Confirmed & Expected [02/10/16]

After more than 5 months in beta, Google has officially rolled out the latest version of the Android mobile operating system — Android 7.0 Nougat in August. Two months from then and none of the devices other than some of the Nexuses have received the 7.0 update yet while its highly speculated that Google might bring forth the 7.1 version of Android come October 4th along with the Pixel phones.

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Nexus 5 gets Android 7.0 Nougat, if you dare

Nexus 5, its one of those devices that don’t only get popular, they stick around and has this nexus stuck around for long. It was perhaps the fan favorite Nexus until the 6p arrived. Nexus 5 has enjoyed a pretty amazing developer support so when Google confirmed it wouldn’t be getting an official update to Android Nougat, it was disappointing sure, but it was only a matter of days before anyone came up with a way to run the latest and greatest of Android on the Nexus 5.

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Android 7.0 has a hidden feature – A highly customizable navbar in Android Nougat

Android and iOS have been in a user-interface war for years. Who is winning really depends on who you ask, but a secret feature buried in the code for Android 8.0 Nougat shows a feature that would give Android the upper hand.

Google may ratchet up the customization capability of Android to a whole other level.

The navigation bar, which houses the predictable home, back, and recents (multitasking) buttons, may be the newest piece of Android you’ll be able to reshape as you see fit.

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These Sony Xperia Devices Will Get Android 7.0 Nougat

Now that Android 7.0 Nougat is rolling out to Nexus devices, it seems appropriate timing that Sony would finally come out and announce which of its phones will be getting the update.

When it comes to Android updates, we’re quite certain you know already how things are. They are painstakingly slow. And at times when a particular update hits a device, a new version is either announced or already one-upped by an even newer version. Let’s not get into that sort of debate though at this hour as we have good news, but for Sony Xperia users. Well, some of them.

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How to update Nexus 5x to NRD90M Android 7.0 Nougat

You can follow these steps with any of the supported Nexus devices to manually flash Android 7.0 Nougat. Download the available OTA files from here, and use the following steps to update your supported Nexus devices to Nougat right away.

Before you update Nexus 5X  to Android 7.0 Nougat

  • Create a backup of all your important data on Nexus 5X.
  • Make sure ADB/Fastboot is configured and properly installed on your computer.
  • Download and install USB drivers for Nexus on your computer.
  • Finally, ensure that your Nexus device carries more than 70% of charge.

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How to Update Nexus 6P to NRD90M Android 7.0 Nougat

You can follow these steps with any of the supported Nexus devices to manually flash Android 7.0 Nougat. Download the available OTA files from here, and use the following steps to update your supported Nexus devices to Nougat right away.

Before you update Nexus 6P to Android 7.0 Nougat

  • Create a backup of all your important data on Nexus 6P.
  • Make sure ADB/Fastboot is configured and properly installed on your computer.
  • Your Nexus 6P should be running the stock version of Marshmallow.
  • Download and install USB drivers for Nexus in your computer.
  • The Nexus bootloader should be unlocked.
  • Enable USB debugging option by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
  • Finally, ensure that your Nexus device carries more than 70% of charge.

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Android 7.1 Nougat is already the works : redesigned Launcher, Google Assistant, Dark Mode and slightly different navigation bar.

As expected, Google began rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat today, starting with its own Nexus devices. But the company is already talking about what’s next for the OS, including a major change to the way that it delivers updates.

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