Android 7.1.1 Nougat factory images and OTA files for Pixel and Nexus devices up for grabs


Google has just published the Android 7.1.1 Nougat factory images and OTA files for a couple of Nexus and Pixel devices. If you don't own a Pixel or Pixel XL smartphone, you will get some of the features that were only available for these devices since they were launched with Android 7.1 Nougat right out of the box.

Anyway, the factory images and OTA files can be downloaded for the following devices: Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P (all carriers except Verizon), Nexus 5X, Nexus 9, Nexus 9 LTE, and Nexus Player.

It's also worth noting that Verizon has already published the official changelog for Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Pixel and Pixel XL. Apart from the usual new features, Verizon will add some fixes and improvements of its own.

The changelog also mention the update brings the latest Android security patches, which could mean that Android 7.1.1 Nougat adds either the November or December security patch.

It's unclear when exactly the update will be rolled out to Nexus and Pixel devices, but since Verizon is expected to start the deployment today, there's a high chance that the rest of the phones and tablets will be getting Android 7.1.1 Nougat beginning today as well.

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source: Google (1, 2)

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7 Comments

1. pearleye

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

Will Nexus 5x get the "Double tap to wake up" feature ?

6. Valdomero

Posts: 698; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Just updated my Nexus 5x to 7.1.1 and no double tap to wake :(

2. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

So I got the Verizon pixel and popped in my At&t sim and it worked fine. I find out today that unless the phone is activated with Verizon first I can't get updates . Guess who went and got a prepaid Verizon sim card lmao dumbass moment

4. DnB925Art

Posts: 1168; Member since: May 23, 2013

You should just fully convert your Verizon Pixel to a unlocked (non-Verizon) Pixel. Instructions on XDA

7. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

I'm not that skilled to do so

3. Professor

Posts: 223; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

All the rumors point to Google not going to release Android ver 7 (Nougat) to the 2 years old Nexus 6... Google is very wrong by not updating its phones especially when there is no real reason for not to do it. Apple updates basically all its phones to their latest software. You can even have the 7 years old iPhone 4 running iOS ver 10.1.1. And Google don't even want to update its 2 years old Nexus 6, or its 3 years old Nexus 5, even when there is no real reason since both are (hardware) capable of running Nougat. Just because they want people to buy their Pixel phones...

5. Valdomero

Posts: 698; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

They updated the Nexus 6 with Android 7.0.0 (NBD91U), check the link:https://dl.google.com/dl/android/aosp/shamu-ota-nbd91u-344a7338.zip

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