Every single one of HMD’s Nokia smartphones will get official Android P updates
New and old, low and high-end (and mid-range), all of HMD Global’s Nokia-branded smartphones are now officially guaranteed to receive Android P updates… eventually.
Oreo gains modest 1.1 percent share in Android distribution numbers for May
The latest Android distribution chart looks just as bad as the one from last month, with Nougat in the lead, Marshmallow in second place, and Oreo at only 5.7 percent.
Unlocked Essential Phone now has February Android security patch
Many Essential Phones supposedly are getting this update faster than Google’s own Pixel 2. Meanwhile, those on Sprint are getting left behind.
Android distribution, February 2018: Oreo hits 1 percent, Nougat gains nearly 10 percent
Android Oreo’s growth rate along with Nougat’s look pretty much on track with figures from 12 months ago, pitiful as it is.
Verizon’s refreshed Samsung Galaxy Tab E starts at $150 with Android 7.1.1
Priced at $150 on-contract, and $250 outright, the “new” Samsung Galaxy Tab E on Verizon stands out with pre-loaded Android 7.1… and not much else.
Latest Android distribution scores register timid Oreo debut, decent Nougat progress
The newest Android distribution chart is the first to include 8.0 Oreo, at just 0.2 percent share, with Nougat gaining 2 percent over the past 30 days.
Project Fi adopting Android One version of Moto X4
Pre-orders can be had starting today for $399 with trade-in offers for Nexus holdouts. It’s the first Android One phone in the US.
Nougat gains another 2 percent in September’s Android distribution numbers, finally beating KitKat
With Oreo not in yet, Nougat continues to trail Marshmallow and Lollipop’s Android distribution scores, at least making the podium for the first time.
No Android Nougat love for BlackBerry Priv, slim hope for DTEK50 and 60 as well
Before TCL took over BlackBerry smartphone production and marketing, the BlackBerry Priv was released running Android Lollipop and will stay on Marshmallow.
Google fixes critical Android 7.1.1 bugs at last, restarts original Nexus 6 update
Anyone remember the original Nexus 6? Anyone still using Google and Motorola’s 2014 phablet? Here’s your stable Android 7.1.1 update at last.
Nougat near a year in, Android distribution report gives it 2 percent progress
The numbers for August 2017 are up and, as always, we’re dealing with underperformance from Android 7.0 and 7.1 versus Marshmallow.
Nougat breaks double-digit barrier in July Android distribution chart, almost one year after launch
There’s little to be happy about in Google’s latest Android distribution report. Nougat has crossed the 10-percent milestone, but it still trails KitKat.
Xiaomi’s list of Nougat-eligible phones is pretty lengthy, including surprises and omissions
Xiaomi has already released a few new phones running Android Nougat, also updating a couple of old ones, and planning many other UI makeovers.
Asus ZenFone 3 Max 5.2 gets Android 7.0 Nougat update, ZenFone 3 Zoom and Laser score 7.1
Android Nougat updates are finally spreading to more members of last year’s Asus ZenFone 3 family, including the Max 5.2 and Zoom.
As promised, Nougat starts rolling out to the Moto G4 Play, but surprise, it’s build 7.1.1
Just like Sony, Lenovo seems to be tying up loose Nougat ends before starting work on Android O, with a 7.1.1 update delivered to the Moto G4 Play.
Nougat nears 10 percent adoption, Marshmallow finally beats Lollipop in June Android distribution figures
The latest Android distribution numbers are in, and of course, Nougat still trails behind new pack leader Marshmallow and silver medalist Lollipop.
Cricket Wireless picks up $150 ZTE Blade X Max with Android 7.1.1 and 6-inch 1080p screen
Exclusively available on prepaid Cricket Wireless plans, the Android 7.1 Nougat-powered ZTE Blade X Max only costs $149.99.
Benchmark reveals probably ZTE’s first Snapdragon 835 phone, the Nubia Z17
ZTE is apparently preparing to join the Snapdragon 835 flagship phone party with a mystery model likely to be dubbed Nubia Z17.
Sony starts official Android 7.1.1 update process for Xperia XZ and X Performance
Believe it or not, last year’s Sony Xperia XZ and X Performance are receiving Android 7.1.1 goodies before this year’s Samsung Galaxy S8 or LG G6.
Worrying number of Nexus 6 owners are encouraged to ‘update’ from Android 7.1.1 to 7.0
There’s apparently no end in sight for nagging software issues on Google’s original Nexus 6, now plagued by a bug switching Android 7.1.1 with 7.0.
ZTE ZMax Pro 2 likely benchmarked as Z986 with Android 7.1.1 and Snapdragon 625
We’re fairly confident a budget-friendly ZTE ZMax Pro 2 is right around the corner, running Android 7.1 Nougat out the box, and packing an SD625 SoC.
Finally, Nougat sees major surge in March Android distribution numbers
2.8 percent is still a small piece of the pie for 7.0 and 7.1 Nougat, but at least it’s much bigger than 1.2 percent in previous Android distribution data.
Mid-range Xiaomi Mi 5c smartphone goes official with in-house-designed Surge S1 SoC
The Android 7.1-loaded $220 Xiaomi Mi 5c is the first smartphone powered by the company’s first homebrewed SoC, the Surge S1.
Android Oreo, Android Pocky: Hiroshi Lockheimer picks his poison
The SVP for Android is tweeting grocery occurrences and BuzzFeed-style recipe ideas. Will he make enough Oreo cake for all of us?
NuAns NEO Reloaded with Android 7.1 and leaked onto Amazon
The NuAns NEO Reloaded might come to Amazon in a few months with Android Nougat and perhaps more commercial viability for customers.