Google is most probably releasing the latest version of its Android mobile operating system – Android 7.0 Nougat – to its most recent Nexus devices in a matter of days, a new report has claimed.
According to Canadian telecom operator Telus, Android Nougat will be arriving to a select few devices on August 22 and while Telus didn’t mean to spill the beans on the release date before Google did so, the information was inadvertently leaked through its latest software update schedule. Telus has maintained in its update schedule that the dates are approximate and subject to change, but considering that there have been reports from other sources as well about August release of Android Nougat, we believe that Google will most probably stick to the schedule.
Information from Telus indicates that Android 7.0 will be coming to Huawei Nexus 6P and LG Nexus 5X on August 22nd. The date sits in line with what Google has revealed during this year’s I/O conference. It had given a tentative ‘summer’ release timeline and while the update didn’t actually hit in summer, chances are that it will hit some phones pretty soon.
This is not the first time that Telus has spilled the beans on Android updates as last year as well it leaked through its update schedule details about launch date of Android Marshmallow update. If Android 7.0 does make it to the open a couple of days, it would be a significant change for the Android maker for it follows a pattern of releasing new Android version while launching a new Nexus device.
One noticeable thing in the update schedule released by Telus is that Nexus 6 isn’t listed as one of the devices getting Android Nougat despite the fact that all five developer previews have been released for the device.