Google’s new mobile operating system has made the news. The Android N update will be known as Android Nougat. Along with the news on the name of the OS come other details of the upcoming HTC Android Nougat update and the Nexus 2016 series. How are things coming along?
HTC Android Nougat Update
In the previous week, HTC has confirmed that Android Nougat update will be seeding to devices such as the HTC 10, the One A9, and the One M9. The announcement came right after Google revealed that Android N will be officially referred to as Android Nougat.
HTC announced on Twitter that devices such as HTC 10, the One A9, and the One M9 will receive the update. However, exact dates are not yet set. Since the HTC 10 is the present flagship of the company it should be no surprise it will receive the Android Nougat in the first wave.
As for the HTC One A9, it started shipping with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow even if only a few non-Nexus devices are running it. While it may be a sub-premium device, it appears that HTC wants to include it in the list, according to Phone Arena.
HTC Nexus 2016
On other news, HTC “Sailfish” and HTC “Marlin” are making news, thanks to the Android Nougat announcement. Usually, the release of a new Android system meant new Nexus devices. These devices have been best associated with providing a true Android experience.
According to Android Police, the specs for the two devices are out, and they both seem to be interesting and promising units. In fact, the publication said that it is confident about the rumor about the two devices. While things may still change before the actual release, people can bank on these details for the next Nexus phones. The two Nexus phones called “Marlin” are linked with the following details:
- Manufactured by HTC
- Quad-core Qualcomm processor
- 5″ QHD (2560×1440) AMOLED display
- USB-C port
- 12MP rear camera, 8MP front
- Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
- 4GB RAM
- 3450mAh battery
- Bottom-firing speakers
- 32/128GB of storage
- Bluetooth 4.2
The report did clarify that they cannot provide direct evidence from their source because of the sensitive nature of the news.