Mobile you tell me, and tell you if you can upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat

Android 7.0 now available Nougat, but not for all phones. We analyze which brands upgraded to the new version of the operating system Google.

Suddenly and without warning, Google has released the new version of its mobile operating system. Android 7.0 Nougat Now you can download and install, although not for all devices. The Nexus have been the first to receive the update to Android 7.0, while the other  phones are gradually adding to the list.

Some companies have already ruled on the issue of the moment. All usually do not react as fast when Google releases a new version of its operating system. In fact, most companies have not yet said a word about when they plan to deploy the update to Android Nougat for your mobile.

Fortunately, for some, companies like Samsung, HTC or LG if they have communicated what will happen to the upgrade of their mobile. What we know and what we assume, we have tried to develop a timetable update to Android 7.0.

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The Nexus of Google, again the first

As always, the Nexus devices have been the first to receive the update. In fact in most of them and could prove Nougat Android 7.0 in beta. Now they are slowly updating via OTA, although it may take several weeks before reaching all models of Nexus phones on the market.

Of all the devices, before the Nexus 5 will remain without receiving the update. In fact, the Nexus 4 was not updated to Marshmallow in its day.

They will also be the first to receive Android Nougat; OS version fitted to the Google Pixel and Pixel XL, though not exactly the same. Android creative company wanted to implement some unique features in their phones, and so these two terminals are the only ones equipped with Android 7.1

Device Upgrading to Android 7.0 Nougat
N6 Yes
NEXUS 5 Do not
NEXUS 4 Do not
NEXUS 7 Do not

LG, the fastest

LG was the fastest company to react to the launch of Marshmallow. It seems to go back to the gold medal, as just announced that its LG V20 will be the first mobile with Android 7.0 Nougat pre-installed.

Surely, this device will cause sensation, especially considering that it may take months before the new edition of Android comes to all companies. Its launch is expected during November.

React faster means ranking well, something that goes much needed LG. The company seems to have lost camber against more competitive rivals such as Huawei and Xiaomi. The speed at updating their smartphones is a flag that should shake to attract new customers.

Device Upgrading to Android 7.0 Nougat
LG G5 Yes
LG V20 Yes
LG G4 It is unknown
LG V10 It is unknown

Samsung, the most anticipated

From the outset, it must be said that Samsung is not the fastest company when updating terminals Android. Nor is the slowest, in all honesty, though often quite elaborate launch versions with Touchwiz customization layer.

Of all the Samsung phones in the market, it seems that only mobile from Note 5 to the Galaxy S6 will be updated. It remains outside the Samsung Galaxy S5, the upgrade to Marshmallow and took more account to arrive.

As usual, the latest phones launched by Samsung will be the first to receive the update via OTA, i.e. the Galaxy S7 Edge and the like. Considering what it took in earlier versions of the firmware, Samsung take at least four months to update its high-end.

Sony, the most acclaimed

The last time Sony took five months to deploy the update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. There is no reason to believe that this time will be different, so you can put approximate release date of January.

Obviously, its flagship has every chance to be the first to upgrade to Android N. It is the Sony Xperia XZ. This is a mobile exceeds the range Z, whose devices are also expected to be updated, at least higher than the Xperia Z3 +.

This is what is known from some leaks. The XZ and X Performance will be first, and get Android 7.0 in October. Then Z5, Z4 and Z3 + will do the same before year end.

Of course, if something can highlight Sony are good reviews from its users. They are many and varied the motives of this brand have been upgraded to Android 6.0, even some who were apparently hopeless.

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Device Upgrading to Android 7.0 Nougat
Sony XPERIA Z3 + Yes
Sony XPERIA Tablet Z4 Yes
Sony XPERIA Z5 Yes
Sony XPERIA Z5 Compact Yes
Sony XPERIA Z5 Premium Yes
Sony XPERIA XCompact Yes
Sony XPERIA XA Ultra Yes
Sony XPERIA X Performance Yes

Huawei, a firm with anticipated releases

From here to the end of year, Huawei will present several devices. Without going any further, Honor 8 is about to debut. The most imminent not arrive in time to equip Android N from the start, but so will put on the market from October.

Mate 9 ready to be presented, has many ballots to be the first smartphone with Android 7.0 Huawei factory installed.

In the previous update, the Huawei took quite a while to update permanently to Android 6.0, so this time that mark can match or even beat it.

Keep in mind that Huawei has an important layer enEmotion UI customization, so adapt to the needs of Android Nougat involves more than the work of other companies.

The aforementioned Honor 8 along with the Honor 7 and P9 are very likely to be the first to have Android Nougat. Mate 8 and Mate S they are also among the favorites.

Xiaomi and MIUI, waiting

Recently, Xiaomi has announced the update to MIUI 8 for several of their phones. It is an independent to Android calendar, but even now MIUI work with Marshmallow, sooner rather than later it will do with Nougat.

Of the various terminals Xiaomi has prepared for the end of 2016, it is quite likely that several of them work with Android 7.0. Meanwhile, the Mi 5 and Mi 4 will surely be the first to be updated.

HTC, waiting for the new Nexus

HTC has been commissioned to manufacture the Google Pixel, although this has not reported any benefit when upgrading before its terminals. Yes economic, and quite important.

This company updated its first devices to Android 6.0 just two months after its official release. It is expected that this time do it again, ranking among the fastest time to upgrade the brand.

It seems that the HTC 10, its top end, will be the first to get Android 7.0 OTA Nougat. Later they will the  HTC One A9  and the  HTC One M9. From there, updatable signature terminals will receive the new version of progressive and phased manner.

Device Upgrading to Android 7.0 Nougat
HTC 10 Yes
HTC ONE M8 It is unknown
HTC ONE X9 It is unknown

Motorola, the fastest in facilitating list

Although in the case of Motorola Marshmallow acted fast, now things have changed. Lenovo is who commands the boat and we know how rapid the update to Nougat. The company has published a list of all phones will be upgraded to Android Nougat via OTA, but has given no date. Surely it will appear in the next three months.

The list is the Nexus 6, manufactured by Motorola.

  • Moto G (4th Gen)
  • Moto G Plus (4th Gen)
  • Moto G Play (4th Gen)
  • Moto X Pure Edition (3rd Gen)
  • Moto X Style
  • Moto X Play
  • Moto X Force
  • Droid Turbo 2
  • Maxx Droid 2
  • Moto Z
  • Z Moto Droid
  • Z Force Moto Droid
  • Moto Z Play
  • Z Play Moto Droid
  • Nexus 6

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