Google has just released its Android 7.0 Nougat update, and manufacturers are still figuring out a schedule for the rollout. For those who have been waiting for the release of the software, they may have to wait for a while. But for OnePlus One users, there is a custom ROM available for download.
OnePlus One Android 7.0 Nougat
It is always a waiting game for users whenever Google releases a new Android version. Even if not all manufacturers have been able to catch up to the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update, Google has already released the Android 7.0 Nougat. While the rest of the market still awaits the schedule on their devices, they have the option to update their devices via a custom ROM.
Thanks to XDA Developer Forum’s recognized senior member, “updateing,” people now have the chance to update their OnePlus One devices with the Android 7.0 Nougat update.
According to International Business Times, the Nougat-based AOSP (Android Open Source Project) ROM is now available for OnePlus One units. Users can expect the following from the said update: brings night mode, bundled notification, improved battery optimization, multi-window options. As with other custom ROMs, users should be aware of the right flashing procedures.
As to what people can expect from the Android Nougat update, CNET has this to say: “Android Nougat offers welcome improvements in what is a functional, if not very exciting, update.”
The report also added: “Thanks to manufacturer and carrier restrictions, Nougat is only available for a handful of Android Nexus devices at first. Google’s more enticing hardware and software endeavors — the Daydream VR platform and rumored new phones — won’t hit until later.”