Android N Release Planned For May: Samsung Galaxy Note 6, Note 4, S6 Edge Plus, S6, S6 Duos To Receive It First
Right now, Google’s Android Marshmallow update is slated for a number of smartphones. But rumors are already ripe that a new firmware update is in the making. It is called the new Android N, which is expected to release at Google I/O, 2016 in May.Advertisement
While the Galaxy Note 6 will reportedly release in July with Android N on board, other devices to receive the firmware include Galaxy S6 edge Plus, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 duos. The software will be showcased at the May launch event where new features of the software will be unveiled.
You can experience the new Android N features through the Android N developer preview. The notable features include Direct-reply notifications, Multi-window, Bundled notifications, Improved Doze mode, etc. According to latest reports, Android N will allow users to open two apps on split-screen mode.
In addition, users can now have access to more Quick Settings options that will help them slide the notifications pane down, according to Yibada. Doze is another instrumental battery-saving feature of the new software that will function even when your device is idle.
A lot of speculation surrounds the significance of the letter “N” in Android N. In one of the reports by NewsEveryday, there are possibilities that the N could mean Nachos or Nougats. The prediction is made on the basis of Google’s previous trends of naming firmware, including Cupcake, Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich, Éclair, Honeycomb, Jelly Bean, Lollipop, KitKat and Marshmallow.
Google is reportedly at the final stage of developing Android N, and in a few months, the company will declare the software officially. A few Samsung Galaxy devices, which are already receiving Marshmallow update will soon get the Android N update. Keep checking this space for more news on Android N.
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