We took a other method to construction and launching Nougat this yr. For starters, we invited developers to take a sneak peek at Android N again in March, so they may deliver their apps to the brand new platform previous. And naturally we requested you to lend a hand us get a hold of names for this yr’s unlock, leading to a variety of nice concepts, and a delicious unveiling again in June.
Android Nougat displays enter from hundreds of lovers and developers all over the place the arena. There are over 250 primary options in Android Nougat, however we needed to spotlight a few of the options you’ve been maximum serious about.
Offering more tactics to customise your phone to suit your character is more or less a giant deal, and Android has been main the best way since day one (Homescreen widgets, any person?). With Android Nougat, you’ll have even more tactics to make your phone your personal, together with:
- Expanded emoji: There at the moment are over 1,500 other emoji constructed into Android, together with 72 new ones, so pass forward: categorical your self.
- Fast Settings controls: Fast Settings provides you simple get entry to to such things as bluetooth, WiFi and the all-important flashlight. With Android Nougat, you can in reality regulate what tiles move the place, and transfer ‘em round to suit your wishes.
- Multi-locale strengthen: Apps can tailor their content material in response to your locale settings. So if you talk more than one languages, for example, then serps can display ends up in each and every of the ones languages.
Whether or not you’re responding to paintings emails or planning with pals, Android Nougat is helping you multitask very easily with new options like Multi-window, Direct answer, and Fast transfer.
- Multi-window: Run two apps side-by-side. The home windows are resizable, too, via merely dragging the divider.
- Direct Answer: Answer without delay to notifications with no need to open any app.
- Fast Transfer: Transfer between your two maximum just lately used apps through merely double tapping the Review button.
Beginning with the discharge of Android Marshmallow ultimate yr, we've got been making the battery smarter. That’s why we made the Doze function even dozier with Android Nougat. Your tool can now drop into decrease energy utilization when it’s getting jostled round for your pocket or bag whilst at the transfer.*
Android Nougat is designed with immersive reviews in thoughts—together with improve for VulkanTM (a complicated 3-d rendering API) and Daydream (Google’s platform for cellular digital fact).
- VulkanTM: Video games will now bounce to lifestyles because of high-speed, next-generation graphics — all powered through your tool’s multi-core processor.
- Daydream: Android Nougat is able to shipping you to digital worlds with Daydream-ready telephones, headsets and controllers — all coming later this yr.
As all the time, Android is constructed with powerful layers of safety and encryption to stay your personal knowledge personal. For brand spanking new units coming q4, we’ve additionally added new options like Seamless updates, Record-based encryption and and Direct Boot.
- Seamless updates: New Android units with Nougat can set up device updates within the background because of this you would possibly not have to attend whilst your tool installs the update and optimizes all of your apps for the brand new model. And for present Nexus customers, device updates now set up a lot quicker, so you would possibly not have to attend for mins whilst your software reboots.
- Record-based encryption: Android Nougat can higher isolate and offer protection to information for person customers in your software.
- Direct Boot: Direct Boot is helping your software startup quicker, and apps run securely even prior to you release your software when your tool reboots.
And for the ones of you who additionally need to use your Android tool at paintings, there also are new security measures for the use of Android in undertaking, which you can be informed more about at the Android for Work website.
Coming quickly, to a tool close to you
Lately, and over the following a number of weeks, the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Participant, Pixel C and Common Cellular 4G (Android One) gets an over the air tool update** to Android 7.0 Nougat. Any units enrolled within the Android Beta Program may also obtain this ultimate model.
And there are lots of tasty units coming from our companions operating Android Nougat, together with the impending LG V20 which would be the first new smartphone that ships with Android Nougat, proper out of the field. You'll be able to be informed even more about Android Nougat at www.android.com/nougat.
Posted via Sameer Samat, VP of Product Control, Android & Google Play
*Whats up, simply a reminder that exact battery efficiency varies and depends on a quantity elements together with sign power, community configuration, battery age, running temperature, options decided on, software settings, and voice, knowledge, and different software utilization patterns.
**The Nexus and Pixel C update to Android 7.0 Nougat happens in levels and a few carriers will obtain the update later than others. This update might be driven concurrently to units within the Android Beta Program.