• The upcoming smart devices, Galaxy S7 and S7 edge is powered by Android Nougat

The upcoming smart devices, Galaxy S7 and S7 edge is powered by Android Nougat (Photo : XEETECHCARE/Youtube)

Samsung has started the rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones. The update will be soon coming to other smartphones such as Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+, Galaxy A series and Galaxy J series.

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According to a tweet from Tansu Yegen, vice-president of the Turkish wing of Samsung, the Android 7.0 Nougat update would be soon available for 2017 and 2016 Samsung smartphones. The tweet dated Feb. 8 states the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge would be getting the software update by the second week of February, Phone Arena reported.

Mr. Yegen's tweet has revealed that the Galaxy S6 would be getting the software upgrade by the end of the third week. The Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 are also going to receive the update by the third week. The Galaxy S6 Edge would be getting the Android 7.0 Nougat by the last week of this month.

The Galaxy A series is poised to get the firmware upgrade in May. The 2017 edition of Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy S7 were launched preinstalled with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update. At the end of December 2016, the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 were spotted being testing with Android 7.0 Nougat.

Hence, there is no confirmation on whether the 2016 or 2017 edition would be getting the update in May. However, the company may prioritize in releasing the Android 7.0 Nougat to the newer 2017 edition version of Galaxy A series smartphones. The Galaxy J7 series are slated to get the Nougat update by July, Neowin reported.

The forthcoming devices from Samsung are expected to come preinstalled with Android 7.0 Nougat update. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus flagships will arrive preinstalled with it. The Galaxy Tab S3 that will be unveiled at MWC 2017 would also be coming with Nougat OS. The Galaxy J7 (2017) edition is also slated to arrive with Android N OS. The software update would also include the latest version of the TouchWiz UI. 

Here is what Android 7.0 Nougat update would bring for Galaxy S7: