Android 7 Nougat: Update index for smartphones and tablets

The final Android 7.0 nougat has been officially announced. It replaces marshmallow and brings new features. Which smartphones and tablets, the update to Android 7.0 nougat be obtained you learn in this overview. update: LG finally deliver the update to Android 7.0 nougat and Lenovo provides the features of nougat 7.1.

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  • Availability for manufacturers
  • incompatible smartphones
  • Unofficial updates via Custom ROM

Availability for manufacturers

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OnePlusSamsungSony
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Asus nougat Update

Android 7.0Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (all versions)Asus ZenFone 3 (all versions)Asus ZenFone 3 Laser (all versions)Asus ZenFone 3 Max (all versions)Asus ZenFone ZoomAsus zenPad 3s 10
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After some waiting the update hit a 7.0 nougat for the ZenFone 3 Deluxe on Android. The news about it overtakes us from Japan.

. う ち の ZS570KL に も nougat 降 っ て き た の で ア プ デ 海外版 で 出 て か ら ず い ぶ ん 経 つ し 何 の 問題 も 無 し RT ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe に Android 7.0 へ の ア ッ プ デ ー ト を 配 信 - PC Watch https: //. T. co / FxK6XjGGtU

- か つ ま ほ た か (@amuseumjp)July 9, 2017

BQ nougat Update

Android 7.0Android 7.1BQ Aquaris X5 PlusBQ Aquaris UBQ Aquaris U PlusBQ Aquaris LiteBQ Aquaris X5BQ Aquaris M5BQ Aquaris M5.5
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The Spanish manufacturer BQ has published a list of smartphones that will receive the nougat update. For the BQ Aquaris X5 Plus, there is now the update to Android 7.1.1 in a stable release. With any luck, so get other BQ smartphones equal to 7.1 - confirms this is not.

For smartphones Aquaris X5, M5 and M5.5 nougat updates were first announced for the second quarter 2017th However, the development effort was greater than expected, according to official information in the forum, so that the delivery of the updates further delayed.

Google nougat Update

Android 7.0Android 7.1Android 7.1.1Android 7.1.2Google pixel / XLNexus 6PNexus 5Xpixel CNexus PlayerNexus 9Nexus 6Nexus 7 (2013)Nexus 5Nexus 4
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Google has released Android 7.1.2 in April. It is for pixel smart phones, the Nexus 6P and 5X and for the Nexus Player and the pixel C available. Unfortunately, the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 are officially excluded from this update. The last update for these devices was therefore Android 7.1.1.

  • Android O Beta launched for Google Nexus and pixels
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The 2014er Smartphone Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 tablet received her last feature update to Android 7.1. This is shown by the updated entry in the Nexus help. The equipment will be supplied from then only with security updates, but get no new features. The end of 2017 is then completely closing with updates, so you have to leave you for more updates on modders.

update Androidpit system Nexus 6P 2Nexus 6P with Android update / © AndroidPIT

HTC nougat Update

Android 7.0Android 7.1HTC 10HTC One M9HTC One A9HTC Evo 10
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AndroidPIT HTC M10 launch 3904The HTC 10 will get the nougat update early. / © AndroidPIT

The HTC Evo 10 was the first device that HTC has delivered directly to nougat. 2017 units of U-series followed. Older models have been updated little by little via update of Android marshmallow on Android nougat. The HTC 10 is supplied in Europe since January 2017 with the update. The Android update comes via OTA feature to you. Also, the HTC One M9 is powered with Android nougat in February 2017th

HTC One M9 (free version) paying attention customers since today the update is distributed to Android with HTC Sense 7. 8

- HTC DACH (@HTC_de)February 2, 2017

Huawei nougat Update

Android 7.0Android 7.1Huawei P8 / Lite / MaxHuawei P9Huawei P9 PlusHuawei P9 liteHuawei Mate SAscend Mate 7Huawei Mate 8Huawei Mate 9Huawei MediaPad M3Huawei MediaPad X2 / M2
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AndroidPIT huawei mate9 0158Huawei EMUI 5 on nougat base is ready. / © AndroidPIT

On the Huawei P9 / Plus your nougat with EMUI 5 can download and install. On the Huawei Mate 9 Android 7.0 pre-installed, but only got until February 2017 patches. Updates to Android 7.1 nougat one looks in vain currently at Huawei. Even the native nougat devices P10 family are still running with Android 7.0.

Very bleak it looks for smartphones and tablets before Mate 8th All smartphones and tablets, which are not equipped with at least a Kirin 650, 950 or 955, get an update to Android 7.0 nougat and EMUI 5.0. That's P8 P8 Lite, P8 Max, Mate S, Ascend Mate 7 MediaPad M2 and the MediaPad X2, which stop at Android marshmallow and EMUI 4.x. Security updates and some new features but there should be for these smartphones and tablets anyway.

Honor nougat Update

Android 7.0Android 7.1Honor 8Honor 7Honor 5CHonor 5XHonor 6XHonor 8 Pro
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How it looks in the brand Honor? The nougat update for the Honor 8 was rolled out early as January 25, 2017 piecemeal. The update is automatically distributed via OTA. Also the Honor 6X and the Honor 5C received since May 2017 Android 7.0 nougat.

Of course, the update now includes the Group usual manufacturers essay EMUI in version 5.0. Since the update, as it did in Honor 8 early 2017, will be rolled out in waves, it could take a few weeks until the update is deployed to your Honor 6X or 5C.

LG nougat Update

Android 7.0Android 7.1LG G6LG G5LG G4LG V10LG V20LG G Pad X 8.0
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The products not available in Germany LG V20 was generally the first smartphone with Android 7.0 nougat; ie before the Google pixel. The LG G5 was in Korea on November 4, the OTA update to Android 7.0 nougat. In Europe, the nougat update of the module-flops followed later.

In the summer of 2017 finally came the LG G4 from the year 2015. The same is true for the later published the same year LG V10.

Android 7 nougat is available via LG Bridge for # LGG5 (Vodafone branding and free devices) for download. Instructions: https://t.co/FtfrOhr1zh pic.twitter.com/OBUS9RZi1F

- LG Electronics (@LGBlog)December 7, 2016

Even with some LG Tablets signs point to update. For the LG G Pad X 8.0, the South Korean manufacturer distributed on 5 January 2017, the update to Android 7.0 nougat. While the update is not yet been delivered via OTA, but using the software LG Bridge you can get from LG to benefit from Android nougat on the G Pad X 8.0.

AndroidPIT lg g5 friends 0401LG provides updates late. Some nougat updates take only a year after Google's release. / © AndroidPIT

Lenovo / Motorola nougat Update

Android 7.0Android 7.1Moto ZMoto Z PlayMoto G4Moto G4 PlusMoto G4 PlayMoto X StyleMoto X PlayMoto X Force
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Since July 2017, Lenovo provides at least in Hong Kong and Indonesia Android 7.1.1. The update includes the July security patch, new icons, the duo video chat app and nougat feature app shortcuts.

Nvidia nougat Update

Android 7.0Android 7.1Nvidia Shield TabletNvidia Shield Tablet K1Shield portable TV (2015)Shield portable TV (2017)
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Nvidia has only little hardware on offer, but these supplies reliable and long term updates. In the roll-out of the update is for the first Shield TV. Also the Tablet K1 keeping its nougat update.

OnePlus nougat Update

Android 7.0Android 7.1Android 7.1.1OnePlus 2OnePlus XOnePlus 3 / 3T
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After a 14-day trial period OnePlus Oxygen dismisses 4.1.0 based on Android 7.1.1 out of the beta stage. The update provides OnePlus of OTA and it stands for the OnePlus 3, and the 3T available. In addition to numerous bug fixes and improvements in performance, there are also new features. Photographing fast moving objects to have been improved. Wireless connections via WiFi and Bluetooth should be more stable, according OnePlus after the update. All information about the further improvements in Oxygen 4.1.0 for the OnePlus OnePlus 3 and 3T You can find the forum of OnePlus.

The OnePlus X is not obtained nougat update. However, that is not in the hands of OnePlus, because it is a driver problem. OnePlus-2 owners must also be strong: The vendor has now canceled the nougat update.

Samsung nougat Update

Android 7.0Android 7.1Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8 +Samsung Galaxy S7 / EdgeSamsung Galaxy S6 / Edge / PlusSamsung Galaxy A5 (2016)Galaxy A3 (2016)Galaxy A3 (2017)Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)Samsung Galaxy Note 7Samsung Galaxy Note 5Samsung Galaxy Note 4Samsung Galaxy Tab A (S Pen)Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
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Detailed information about the different firmware versions of Galaxy and Galaxy S6 S7 we have put together in separate articles:

  • Samsung Galaxy S7 (Edge): Android updates at a glance
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 (Edge): Android updates at a glance
S7 nougat COM 5Samsung's new Grace UX based on Android nougat / © AndroidPIT

While the meantime available in Germany Galaxy-A models were supplied from the year 2016 with Android 7.0, the A-Class in 2017 is still empty-handed. Samsung never tells when a device receives an Android in this case, the nougat update.

Sony nougat Update

Android 7.0Android 7.1Xperia X PerformanceXperia XZXperia X, X CompactXperia Z5 / Z5 Premium / Z5 CompactXperia Z3 +Xperia Z4 TabletXperia XAXperia XA Ultra
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Sony's Xperia smartphones often receive the update to Android 7.0 nougat with provider branding. By doing some nougat features Wifi Calling, Voice over LTEund are the expected Doze mode for longer battery life. The firmware Engine XperiCheck shows you available updates for your Sony device.

Xiaomi nougat Update

Android 7.0Android 7.1Xiaomi Mi MaxXiaomi Mi 5Xiaomi Mi 5sXiaomi Mi 5s PlusXiaomi Mi 4cXiaomi Mi 4sXiaomi Mi NoteXiaomi Mi Note 2Xiaomi Mi MIXXiaomi Mi Note 4xXiaomi Mi 6Xiaomi Mi Max 2Xiaomi Mi 5cXiaomi Mi 4x
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Although smartphones Xiaomi officially in Germany not available and these have to be imported, the products enjoy great popularity. Xiaomis comprehensive list of all devices are obtained an update to Android nougat include bestsellers such as the Mi 5s or 5s Plus. Older devices like the Mi Mi 4c and note are listed.

ZTE nougat Update

Android 7.0Android 7.1Android 7.1.1ZTE Axon 7
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The ZTE Axon 7 gets in Germany the update to Android 7.1.1 via OTA. This update addresses the axon 7 is now also compatible with Google's VR platform Daydream. In addition, should take advantage of the update to Android 7.1.1 additional emoji, and the ability to have two apps in split-screen mode to be created.

Axon 7 Mini also gets the update to Android 7.1. With this update, the small model also gets new emoji apps in split-screen and battery optimizations. To what extent is supported wireless call from Deutsche Telekom, is not yet known. In the US, the service from T-Mobile with the update is in any case supported.

Nougat Update: 2014er top devices are out of the race

The graphic interface volcano is a compulsory part of Android 7.0 nougat, however, requires hardware-support OpenGL ES 3.1. The mandatory support for OpenGL ES 3.1 was introduced just before the finalization of Android 7.0 nougat by Google. That's why Sony had shortly highlight some nougat updates, although some affected smartphones have received even preview versions of nougat.

Affected among other smartphones Snapdragon 800/801, almost all top appliances from the year 2014 of which: Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 compact, Nexus 5, OnePlus X, LG G3, Moto X (2014), HTC One ( M8) Samsung Galaxy S5. In most cases, no official updates more were here but expected anyway.

Unofficial nougat updates via Custom ROM

The CyanogenMod successor Lineage OS is based on Android 7.1 nougat and nougat provides Android for many different smartphones. It also bypasses Google's volcanic condition (see above) and actually updated incompatible devices.

A stable version is currently not yet available, but the so-called nightly builds now work quite well. Further information on the update of CyanogenMod on Lineage OS, we explained in a separate article. The nougat features are of course also available in this Custom Rome. More about the features we explain to you in a separate article on the nougat features.

Owner of a smartphone, the OpenGL 3.1 does not support the hardware side must hope to support the developer community so. For in custom ROMs, the developers can work around the limitation. And this also happened in some cases.

AndroidPIT Nexus 5 TWRP downloadsThe Nexus 5 gets unofficially Android 7.0 nougat. / © AndroidPIT

The Nexus 5 coincides with the new provisions of Google (see above) to the victim. but the modder community was not long in coming and delivered nougat-based firmwares. Meanwhile, there are also Lineage OS for hammerhead.

Even the 2012 released Nexus 4 is powered by the fan base even with nougat updates. Although this is a work-in-progress firmware, but it is proof that the new system with old equipment can be run. Also Lineage OS supports Nexus fourth

However, the XDA-Developers create a list of nougat-ROMs for popular smartphones. Is of your doing, you can your device with one of the unofficial updates nougat update.

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