Confirmed: Android 7.0 Nougat updates are coming to these Motorola smartphones
With the Android 7.0 Nougat already launched for Nexus devices, those of us rocking non-Nexus devices are still waiting for a taste of the latest Android treat.
Last week, Motorola announced that the Moto Z and Moto G4 series will get Android 7.0 Nougat updates
starting next quarter. Earlier today, the Lenovo-owned manufacturer has published a full list of the Motorola smartphones that are scheduled to receive the latest Android update.
These are the Motorola Moto smartphones that will get the Android 7.0 Nougat update:
- 4th-gen Moto G
- Moto G Plus
- Moto G Play
- Moto X Pure Edition
- Moto X Style
- Moto X Play
- Moto X Force
- Droid Turbo 2
- Droid Maxx 2
- Moto Z
- Moto Z Play
- Moto Z Droid
- Moto Z Force Droid
- Google Nexus 6.
Motorola has also reconfirmed that the Android 7.0 Nougat updates will start launching in the fourth quarter of the year. The Motorola Moto Z and the 4th-gen Moto G families will be the first to get the new update.
Android 7.0 Nougat comes with a bunch of improvements, ranging from performance-focused updates (such as the JIT compiler, Project Svelte, and the Vulkan API) to an improved notification system and even a multi-window multitasking view. For a complete analysis of what Nougat brings to the Android table, make sure to read our detailed Android 7.0 Nougat review
As soon as more detailed timeframes are available, we'll get back to you with the corresponding information.