Samsung looks all set to give another one of its devices the sweet taste of Android Nougat.
Google officially released Android Nougat in August 2016, with the company’s own Nexus and Pixel devices the first to get the OS before it was offered up to the masses shortly afterwards. It comes with a range of new features such as support for Daydream VR and Google Assistant, plus a new emoji and GIF keyboard.
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As is always the case, third-party manufacturers have been slow to roll out the OS, and Samsung is no different in that department. The latest version of Android only arrived on the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge last month, but it should be on Samsung’s next flagship, the Galaxy S8, from the get go.
The result of the slow uptake from device manufacturers means fragmentation is still a big problem for Google’s OS. Just a matter of days ago,
Today’s news is by no means cast iron confirmation that Nougat is about to arrive on Samsung’s mini tablet, and it should be noted that it’s relatively simple to doctor the model number of a unit to create a false set of benchmark results. The fact this is out in the open, though, means that something should materialise soon enough.
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