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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Android 7.1.1-based OxygenOS 4.1 begins incremental rollout for OnePlus 3 and 3T

You can now add the original OnePlus 3 and refreshed OP3T to an annoyingly short list of non-Google phones running Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

ZTE Axon 7 scores Android 7.1.1 stateside, T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling support included

Roughly one month after making the pivotal jump from Android 6.0 Marshmallow to 7.0 Nougat, the US ZTE Axon 7 also gets the less important 7.1 update.

Android 7.1.2 Nougat beta underway today, final release expected in a couple of months

Nougat’s next maintenance release is Android 7.1.2, already heading out to select Pixel and Nexus devices in public beta form.