Android 7.0 Nougat: Everything You Should Know about the Latest Android OS
Android 7.0 or Android Nougat (N) as popularly known, is the latest OS released by the search engine giant Google. However, right now Android 7.0 has been rolled out to Nexus devices only; it is interesting to know about the more powerful Android OS than ever.
Though developers had a sneak peek at Android N in the Google I/O 2016 event in March, the Android developers could not manage to come up with another delicious Android version until August 22, 2016. They relentlessly worked on the great ideas they got as a feedback and Android 7.0 Nougat is an awesome result of their efforts.
Android Nougat has over 250 major features, but a few of them are noteworthy to list here:
- Emoji: Android N has over 1500 different emoji including newly integrated 72 emoji. The latest Android OS offers more options to express ourselves
- Controls: Quick Settings is a useful feature that gives easy access to Bluetooth, WiFi, and flashlight together. Android Nougat facilitates the users to move tiles as per requirements
- Multi-language support: Google has taken one more step toward localization through implementing Multi-locale support in Android-N that enables the users to get search results in their native languages
- Multi-window: Android N has improved productivity through introducing features like Multi-window, Direct Reply, and Quick Switch. Multi-window feature allows the user to run two apps side-by- side with resizable windows
- VulkanTM: Gamers can get more lifelike experience through an advanced 3D rendering API called VulkanTM. It’s time to enjoy the games on Android device with the next-gen graphics through VulkanTM
- Doze: The Doze feature of Marshmallow becomes ‘dozier’ in Android N, and the users can make the batteries of smartphones smarter than before with this feature
- Updates: Android N compatible devices can readily install software updates in the background, and the users need not wait for optimizing apps. Android N has also integrated other safety features like file-based encryption and Direct Boot.
In a way, the latest Android OS has something for every Android lover. It is sweeter than its predecessors. Let’s wait for an OTA update for Android N to enjoy its features and functionality.