It’s been months since Android Nougat was released and up to this date, only a few devices have received the update. Here’s a list of the devices that got Android 7.0 (as of this writing):
The Nexus devices were the first ones to receive Nougat – of course, being made by Google made that possible. That and Nexus also serve as “test beds” for Android and is also the reason rumors about its demise has consistently been shut down.
Android 7.0 – in its final version – was released on August 22, 2016. Soon after that, the following Nexus devices received the latest OS:
- Nexus 6
- Nexus 5X
- Nexus 6P
- Nexus 9
- Nexus Player
- Pixel C
- General Mobile 4G (Android One)
Of all the smartphone manufacturers, LG is one of the quickest when it comes to releasing a new Android OS. When Marshmallow was released, it took LG about two months to get it out to devices. The same thing is true for Nougat.
While the LG V20 came out of the box with Nougat, there were devices that got the update within a couple of months after its initial release. The first to get Nougat was the LG G5 in South Korea on November 8. Shortly after that, Sprint’s LG G5 in the US got the update on November 20.
Like LG, HTC has been really good when it comes to Android updates. Marshmallow was released in September 2015 and come December, the unlocked Developer Edition of HTC One M9 got the update as well as all the HTC One A9 variants.
The HTC 10 was released in April 2016 and came with Marshmallow. It was expected to be the first device to receive Nougat and that was made reality on November 25. To be specific, the unlocked version of the HTC 10 started receiving Nougat.
In October 2016, a list of all Motorola devices getting a Nougat update was published on the official blog. The post wasn’t specific when it came to dates, but it did mention the 4th quarter of 2016. The first devices, according to the post, that would be receiving the update were the Moto G (4th generation) and the Moto Z.
Although initial reports stated that Nougat updates would start rolling out on October 21 – for the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus – that didn’t pan out. Instead, Verizon’s Moto Z and Moto Z Force were the first to get Nougat on November 18.
While certain devices have yet to receive the Android 7.0 update, it’s worth noting that Android 7.1 is on its way. To be specific, that update is rolling out on December 6. Vodafone, an Australian carrier, has already confirmed the update for their Nexus devices.
But for those who can’t wait and want to see what that version is like, the Android Developer blog has factory images and OTA images for you to try. That’s a reality right now: 7.1 is coming but others are still waiting on 7.0.