Android N or Android Nougat is the newest android version, it allows the newest games, apps and tools to your android handheld devices. Android N developer preview is now live.
Together with the upcoming Nexus flagship phones that are due to release this year, makes 2016 a wonderful year for mobile users that are looking for an upgrade.
Android N Features
Users can now pop open two apps on the screen at once by using the multi-window feature. On phone and tablets running Android N. Users can run two apps side-by-side or one-above-the-other in split screen mode, resizable. ??
On Android TV, apps can put themselves in picture-in-picture mode, allowing them to continue showing content while the user browses or interacts the other apps
Notification Enhancements include Template updates, Messaging style customization, Bundled notifications, Direct reply, Custom views. Doze on the Go will be an improved system mode from Android 6 that saves battery by deferring apps? CPU and network activities.
Android N Update Release Schedules for Nexus
Android N Developer 1st preview was released on March, the 2nd preview on April, the 3rd preview on May. The 4th preview came with a finalized API and SDK that was released on June.
The pre-final build preview was released on July. The final build named Android N or Android Nougat is supposed to be released within this year, hopefully, August or September.
Nexus 2016 Flagships Will Arrive Preloaded With Android Nougat
Rumors suggest that Nexus? 2016 flagship phones will be made available pre-installed with Android Nougat. Speculations indicate that the upcoming Google Nexus? 2016 smartphones will be powered by Snapdragon 821 processor.
Other Nexus devices will also receive an update to Android Nougat including Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Android One Models. Older Nexus devices like Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 2013 however, will not be updated.
Google specified that they will support phones with platform updates for 2 years. And it will also provide security and bug fixes.
Nexus 2016 Smartphones Release Date Imminent
Nexus Marlin?s Google?s own Nexus mobile phone, equipped with the latest version of the google?s Android Operating System rumors to have an 5.5-inch Quad HD1440P screen with a Snapdragon 821 processor,12-MP rear camera 8-MP selfie camera, 4GB RAM,32GB storage, and a USB Type-C. ?
HTC Sailfish that comes with Android 7.0 or Android Nougat pre-installed out of the box, is another phone to look up to from Google. HTC Sailfish is rumored to have the following features Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor, 4GB RAM, 32GB ROM, 8.0MP selfie camera and 13MP rear camera.
Google?s Nexus line is still going strong, 2015 gave us the great Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X. Hence, there?s a lot to expect this year.