Android 7.0 Nougat: all the new features

If Google wanted to shake thing up a bit and take everyone by surprise, the sudden release of the next Android version certainly did the trick. While it might not spook the mobile industry to the core, it is certainly intriguing that the new 7.0 version, codenamed "N," is hitting Nexus handsets while the phones running Android 6.0 Marshmallow are still in the low single digits of market share. If one of Google's aims was to show the value of the Nexus brand of phones, that's certainly been achieved too, as those are the only handsets that you can toy around on with two Android versions almost nobody has yet...
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48. iKamalkandel

Posts: 30; Member since: Sep 06, 2014

Is not that Jony Ive in image number 10? How irony?

49. Bondurant

Posts: 784; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Android catching up to skins, still more to go.

50. aznhachi

Posts: 212; Member since: Apr 12, 2016

such emojis

51. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

#5 A Page from Windows 10's book

59. squishypanda8

Posts: 46; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

I definitely don't see a night mode or a way to calibrate the colors of my display...

60. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

This article is about Android. Why do you have a picture of Ive in one of the slides? I mean when you show app pages for iOS, you don't put any of Google's employees in the shot. So why do it here and put an apple employee into he shot? You guys are a disgrace! On topic. #10 I am betting Google got directly from Samsung. Being able to drag content from one app to another is surely their signature multi-window feature. Good to see it being adopted natively by Google. Fact is, the more features Google can add to Android at the OS level, means less things OEM's like Samsung need to have in their skin for functionality. They can replace that with something else or just make the skin even lighter.

63. traitortohisownheart

Posts: 16; Member since: Sep 17, 2014

I find it funny that everyone complains about touch wiz, but many of these features have been in it for years. I know... Everyone who hates TouchWiz is also super annoyed by 1_3 ms long lag that humans can barely detect... Blah blah... But TouchWiz features makes it hands down best manufacturer android launcher

65. Leo_MC

Posts: 7432; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

This is a list of great features (out of which I thought Android already had, because I have seen it's users talking about them, but apparently they were oem related features...). I'll only mention what I find most interesting. Software updates This should have been done for some time now; I - as a user - don't need to care about updating the system (I have it on apps and I find it to be a great thing). Instant apps This, I think, is the first step to apps that run on the server; why should I get an app to open a document I only use once a week? App switch with the overview button As much I wanted reply within notification in Android I want this feature in iOS (maybe a force touch home button will make it possible). And that's about all I have to say.
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