The refresh cycles of OnePlus handsets have been poorly placed and the company has usually taken a long while to push Android updates to their devices. However, that may change with the Nougat release.
Benchmarking websites are recording data from the OnePlus One, OnePlus Two and OnePlus 3 with Android 7.0 and 7.1 Nougat installed.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset, which is featured on the OnePlus One is considered to be not compatible with the Vulcan API required for Nougat. However, it could simply be a test install without the Vulcan Graphics API, or the company may be working on a final build for its users.
According to Geekbench, the OnePlus One gets a [...]
LG will unveil the V20 on the 6th of September in San Francisco. The LG V20 will be the first phone to ship with Android 7.0 Nougat. This will also be much before the official Nexus phones which are purportedly being made by HTC this time around which will launch later in September.
LG has already unveiled that the V20 has a 5.7-inch display, plus a second, always-on ribbon display just like the recently launched X- Screen handset. The Phone is expected to go on Sale in the US for $600 and will possibly hit India by October end for roughly Rs. 35999.
According to several leaks Aug 5 is the day Google will officially roll out Android 7.0 Nougat to the public, which means it should be hitting all compatible Nexus devices, and a whole lot of other brand devices including HTC and Motorola soon after.
Nexus 5 will remain out of the update loop as Google will proceed to launch the next generation of Nexus handsets later this month.
The new OS update will bring several new apps including a new Camera App which will bring several new features and more manual control of the camera.
Android 7.0 releases next month, with the 8/5 security patch. Sorry Nexus 5 owners, no Nougat for you [...]