Bangalore 23 August 016: Google has rolled out its new OS version -- Android 7.0 Nougat -- to its ownNexus . Over the next several weeks, the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C and General Mobile 4G (Android One) will get an over the air software update to Android 7.0 Nougat. Other Android phones will have to wait till their manufacturers issue ther update to their customers... which could be a few weeks or months.
With Android Nougat, Android users will have more ways to personalise their smartphones including
Expanded emoji: There are now over 1,500 different emoji built into Android, including 72 new ones, so go ahead and express yourself|
Quick Settings controls:Quick Settings gives you easy access to things like bluetooth, WiFi and the all-important flashlight. With Android Nougat, you can actually control what tiles go where, and move ‘em around to fit ones needs
Multi-locale support: Apps can tailor their content based on local settings. For instance if someone speaks multiple languages, then search engines can show results in each of those languages.
New productivity improvements
· Multi-window: Run two apps side-by-side. The windows are resizable, too, by simply dragging the divider
· Direct Reply: Reply directly to notifications without having to open any app
· Quick Switch: Switch between your two most recently used apps by simply double tapping the Overview button.
Seamless updates: New Android devices with Nougat can install software updates in the background which means you won't have to wait while your device installs the update and optimizes all your apps for the new version. And for current Nexus users, software updates now install much faster, so you won't have to wait for minutes while your device reboots.
· Direct Boot: Direct Boot helps your device startup faster, and apps run securely even before you unlock your device when your device reboots.
More immersive. Android 7.0 Nougat is designed with immersive experiences in mind—including support for VulkanTM (an advanced 3D rendering API) and Daydream (Google’s platform for mobile virtual reality).
· Vulkan Games will now leap to life thanks to high-speed, next-generation graphics — all powered by your device’s multi-core processor.
· Daydream: Android 7.0 Nougat is ready to transport users to virtual worlds with Daydream-ready phones, headsets and controllers — all coming later this year.