Galaxy S7 caught benching the Android 7.0 Nougat update

Galaxy S7 caught benching the Android 7.0 Nougat update
The Android 7.0 Nougat update is expected to bless the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge with the Note 7's Grace UX, or, at least, the parts of it that don't involve a capacitive stylus with 4,096 pressure points.

Grace UX, for the uninitiated, is the new, more intuitive direction for Samsung's TouchWiz overlay. Currently available on the Galaxy Note 7 only, both of the main S7 handsets look set to benefit from its features. The Note 7's new Always-on Display features will be ported over to the S7 and S7 edge. Although both handsets already include AoD capabilities, Samsung added a bunch of new features to the Note 7's repertoire.

That's quite a promise to look forward to, but when will the Galaxy S7 land Nougat? Pretty soon, it seems, as one such handset already popped up on Geekbench, running the latest Android 7.0. Actually, there were rumors that Google has given a fast track to Samsung for the Nougat update, so hopefully we will see the S7 and S7 edge donning the chewy dessert as soon as this quarter.


source: Geekbench via SamMobile

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  • Battery 3000 mAh(28h 3G talk time)

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9 Comments

1. Landon

Posts: 1247; Member since: May 07, 2015

I want Grace UX on my Note 5. Ughh.

2. Harambe unregistered

Benchmark showing in October -> Beta testing starts in November in South Korea -> Beta testing in UK and US in December -> Rollout will start around January -> AT&T will deliver their update in September.

3. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Touchwiz is getting quite 'graceful' I must say... I'd LOVE to grab an On8, if only its makes its way ALL THE BLOODY WAY here... Being in the Aussie isn't necessarily a good thing honestly... I wonder why some people drool all over it when they see a globe...? Nothing much to see here unless you're interested in them kangaroos hopping around and of course pooping (< Goes without saying, innit?)... I don't like Kangaroos, honestly... Its 'practically' a 'regular' bunny on steroids, believe me... Nothing fancy, eh? Oh well... G'Day!

4. .KRATOS.

Posts: 442; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

Bring that to the galaxy s6

5. Zylam

Posts: 1822; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

No one cares Samsung. The Pixel phones are all that matter in Android. Keep your lag fested, 6 months late update to yourselfs.

6. keithtae

Posts: 564; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

If that's what you said lol. Meanwhile, have you seen the pixel phones? They look generic af. the only sexy one is the blue unit and guess what, it looks sexy as hell from the back but puked looking at the front. It's god damn ugly with a while front panel.

7. JMartin22

Posts: 2387; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

You're right, no one cares about Samsung, just the millions of more customers they have buying their phones do.

8. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Inflatable donut? Analgesic creme? How can I help with your pain?

9. thegeneral7010

Posts: 437; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

Not 7.1 directly ??? Lol

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