Motorola smartphones to get Android 7.0 Nougat update by Q4 2016

Motorola has confirmed the roll out of Android 7.0 Nougat updates for a wide range of Motorola smartphones. In a blog post published on the official Motorola blog, the company revealed that Android 7.0 Nougat will hit its smartphones starting Q4 2016. Moreover, Moto Z and Moto G (4th Gen) will be the first to receive the updates.

Even though Android 7.0 Nougat update was launched for Nexus handsets, users without Nexus phones are still waiting to get the relevant update. It is in this scenario, Motorola has announced the roll out of Android 7.0 Nougat update for Moto Z and Moto G4 series beginning next quarter.

Motorola released complete list of handsets to get Android N update

In the meantime, Motorola has published a complete list of all the handsets which will get Android 7.0 Nougat update in the next few months.

  • Moto G (4th Gen)
  • Moto G Plus (4th Gen)
  • Moto G Play (4th Gen)
  • Moto X Pure Edition (3rd Gen)
  • Moto X Style
  • Moto X Play
  • Moto X Force
  • Droid Turbo 2
  • Droid Maxx 2
  • Moto Z
  • Moto Z Droid
  • Moto Z Force Droid
  • Moto Z Play
  • Moto Z Play Droid
  • Nexus 6

With the official announcement, it is almost confirmed that Android 7.0 Nougat update will hit the above handsets in the upcoming months.

If you have access to the select handsets revealed by the company, you will be eligible to get Android 7.0 Nougat update. The update will ship with a plethora of features, enhancements, and improvements.

Android 7.0 Nougat features

You will get performance-focused updates such as the JIT compiler, Project Svelte, and the Vulkan API. Moreover, the update will include an improved notification system and a new multi-window multitasking view.

After the installation of the update, you will be able to easily switch between apps with a double-tap. Moreover, the update will also offer improved battery (much better than Android 6.0 Marshmallow) and unique data saving features.

Android 7.0 Nougat update availability

Even though Motorola has announced the release of new Android 7.0 Nougat update by Q4 2016, the availability will depend on upon country and carrier. However, you can always verify the availability of an update by manually checking the update option from within your smartphone.