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.

Party like it’s 2016 with Android Nougat updates for Verizon’s Galaxy J3 and Sprint’s J7 Perx

Two more of Samsung’s modest, budget-friendly Galaxy J-series devices are moving to Android Nougat OTA as we speak on Verizon and Sprint.

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.

The nightmare is over for US Moto X Pure Edition owners awaiting Android Nougat

So what if the Moto X Pure Edition runs “pure” Android? The 2015 phone still waited more than a year to get its official 7.0 Nougat update.

Does anyone care that Verizon is finally updating its HTC One M9 to Nougat?

Forgotten by many and updated to Android 7.0 Nougat by T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T a long time ago, the HTC One M9 finally makes the jump on Verizon as well.

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.

Lenovo has no Android Nougat upgrade planned for Tango-enabled Phab 2 Pro

We’ve seen proof of lousy software support before, but Lenovo takes things to the next level by leaving the Phab 2 Pro on Marshmallow for good.

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.

Ancient, controversial LG G4 begins receiving Android 7.0 Nougat in Korea

LG G4 users unaffected by the bootloop epidemic should be delighted to see the official Android 7.0 Nougat update kicked off in the OEM’s homeland.

With ‘inconsistencies’ cleared up, Nougat updates for Sony Xperia XA and XA Ultra are rebooted

Following a minor holdup, we’re happy to report Sony Xperia XA and XA Ultra users are treated to Nougat updates again, this time all nice and stable.

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.

AT&T’s LG K10 is the latest low-end Android phone to score a Nougat update

Android Nougat has long stopped being an exclusive feature to high-end smartphones, with the modest AT&T LG K10 on the 7.0 bandwagon now.

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.

Sony Xperia XA is the company’s last promised phone to receive Android 7.0 Nougat

Shortly after the XA Ultra, and following many of the company’s other previous-generation phones, the Sony Xperia XA moves to Android 7.0.

Latin America gets Android 7.0 Nougat ball rolling for Moto X Force

The official Android 7.0 Nougat update for the “shatterproof”, international Moto X Force is a few months late, but it’s still more than welcomed.

Even Verizon’s modest LG K8 V gets to run Android 7.0 Nougat before the G4 and V10

One man’s misfortune is another one’s gain, and while LG V10 and G4 users stateside still need to wait for Nougat, LG K8 V owners can rejoice.

LG V10 scores Android 7.0 Nougat a little sooner than expected, at least in Korea

The LG V10 is basically gone from the limelight but far from forgotten when it comes to software support, with Nougat rolling out now in Korea.

Android 7.0 Nougat continues sluggish US expansion, reaching unlocked LG G5 and AT&T HTC One M9

Timely Nougat updates for unlocked LG G5 and AT&T-specific HTC One M9 versions? That ship has sailed a long time ago, but better late than never, right?

Samsung starts sending Android 7.0 to US unlocked Galaxy S7; too little, (way) too late?

The very last US Samsung Galaxy S7 model to officially receive an over-the-air Android 7.0 Nougat update is the unlocked SM-G930U today.

AT&T sends Android 7.0 Nougat updates to Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and Active all at once

Android 7.0 Nougat is most likely the final major update for AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Active, so you better enjoy it.
Honor 6X

Android 7.0 Nougat and EMUI 5.0 widely and officially roll out to Honor 6X

After a couple of months of public beta tests, the long-awaited official Android 7.0 Nougat is ready to go out widely to the affordable Honor 6X.

Android 7.0 Nougat can be manually installed on unlocked US Galaxy S7 Edge, still no love for standard S7

An excruciatingly long wait is over for owners of officially unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge phones stateside, as Android 7.0 Nougat is now available.

T-Mobile ‘approves’ Galaxy S6 Edge+ Nougat update at last, ‘pushing early’ this week

We don’t know exactly what took T-Mobile so long, but we’re happy to hear the “Un-carrier’s” Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus will finally get Nougat this week.

Good news, Moto G4 Play users worldwide: your Nougat update is coming soonish

There was a bit of tension and confusion hovering over the low-cost, low-end Moto G4 Play, but all’s well that ends well… in June.