Android Nougat Update: Samsung Galaxy Note 3, OnePlus X Get the Taste of Nougat thru CyanogenMod 14.1 Custom ROM [VIDEO]By Xien Palacios, UniversityHerald Reporter
Old smartphone models such as OnePlus X and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 have reportedly received the Android 7.1 Nougat update via CyanogenMod 14.1 custom ROM. Check out the feature enhancements of the latest mobile operating system. Is it worth the upgrade?
Android 7.1 Nougat to Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Users of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 may now have the chance to experience Nougat on their respective handsets as Android 7.1.1 Nougat update has been rolled out to the mention Samsung device via CyanogenMod 14.1 custom ROM. According to XDA Developers Forum, users will have to make sure that they've installed the TWRP or CWM recovery before proceeding to the installation process since this is not an official released made by the South Korean tech firm.
Furthermore, users need also to make sure that their Samsung Galaxy Note 3 handsets have the following features working: Cellular data, Camera, Calls, RIL and Wi-Fi. Read here for the complete installation process of Android 7.1.1 Nougat via CyanogenMod 14.1 for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005.
Android 7.1 Nougat to OnePlus X
It has been previously announced that OnePlus X will not be able eligible to get the latest Android Nougat update thus, turning off hopes from the users. However, through the help of the Android Custom ROM developers, OnePlus X users will experience the taste of Nougat on their phones even if the OPX has an outdated Qualcomm graphics driver and Vulkan API, according to Android Authority.
So what users should expect from CM 14.1 Nougat-based running in OnePlus X? As added by Android Authority, OnePlus X users will have the chance to experience Pixel-exclusive features such as Split-Screen Mode, Quick Switching App, Refreshed Notifications, System UI Turner, Customizable Quick Settings, Power Saving Technology called Doze, Multi-language Support, Additional Emojis and App Links, Do Not Disturb Mode, Data Saver, Seamless Updates, Beta Program and Maintenance Updates, Shortcuts for Camera, File-Based Encryption, Number Blocking or Call Screening, Accessible App Folders and many more.