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.

Oreo more than quadruples its share in Google’s latest Android distribution report

Google forgot to revise the Android distribution chart last month, now reporting some massive growth for Oreo compared to February numbers.

It’s 2018, and Verizon is updating the 2016 Moto G4 Play to 2016’s Android Nougat

To be fair, Android 7.1.1 Nougat was released in December 2016. But that still made for a painfully long wait for Verizon owners of the mid-end Moto G4 Play.

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.

Another Android distribution chart, another small uptick for 8.0 Oreo

The December 2017 Android distribution numbers are in, and version 8.0 Oreo still can’t rival the prevalence of Marshmallow, Lollipop, KitKat or Jelly Bean.

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.

Android distribution for November shows sluggish progress for Nougat, Oreo

Growth is on par with Nougat at this infant stage, but for Nougat, it is maturing slower than how Marshmallow did with users.

T-Mobile’s modest Samsung Galaxy J7 gets Android 7.1, yes, 7.1 Nougat update

To make up for lost time and a predictable software support halt, T-Mobile is sending the Samsung Galaxy J7 an OTA Android 7.1 Nougat upgrade.

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.

Amazon’s latest Fire TV will be the first device to run Nougat-based Fire OS 6

Amazon’s Fire OS 6 is (almost) here, with minimal buzz and fuss, debuting on the Fire TV Gen 3 with Android Nougat-powered functionality.

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.

Wild Android 7.1.2 update message pops up on Google Pixels, but it’s just a mislabeled security patch

There’s likely nothing wrong with your Google Pixel or Pixel XL phone recently upgraded to Android Oreo, and you don’t need to downgrade to Nougat.

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.

The latest Android 7.1 Nougat update heads out to AT&T’s entry-level ZTE Maven 2

Priced at $40 with prepaid AT&T plans, the 5-inch ZTE Maven 2 has a Snapdragon 210 processor, 1GB RAM and now Android 7.1 going for it.

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.