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Android 7.0 Nougat Will Join the Out-of-Date Android Sooner; Android Oreo Tipped to Launch in Google I/O Event


It seems like the Android 7.0 Nougat is heading towards expiration as the Senior Google figure drops hint about the new version. Read more here about the status of Android devices that are not yet upgraded to Nougat and more information about Android Oreo!

What Will Happen to Devices that Still Run Android 6.0 Marshmallow?

Another Android version is about to say stay away from the limelight soon in preparation for the recently rumored Android 8.0 version.  For this matter, the issue on Android 7.0 phasing out has reportedly bothered some Android owners whose devices are not yet upgraded to Nougat especially Samsung flagship handsets such as Galaxy S6, Note 5, A and J series.

To address the owner's concern, Samsung has released an indefinite schedule of Nougat release to the above-mentioned devices. According to Tech Juice, Galaxy S6 and Note 5 are scheduled to receive Nougat in the end of February, Galaxy A3 (2013) on Apr. 24 and May 22 for Galaxy A5 (2016), Galaxy A7 (2016) and Galaxy A8.

Furthermore, previous models of Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 are scheduled to receive the upgrade on Jul 31 while Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) will get the update on Sept. 18. In addition, standard versions of Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 are slates to received Nougat on Aug. 28 and Oct.01, respectively.

Android 8.0 "Oreo" Tipped to Launch in Google I/O Event

Android 8.0 is the subject of rumors nowadays most especially when a senior Google figure and reliable tipster has posted a cryptic message in his Twitter handle an image with Oreo cookies. According to Express, Hiroshi Lockheimer is also one of those who tweeted about Nougat but mistakenly referred to it as "Nutella".

However, due to the scarcity of naming options that starts from letter "O", Oreo could be the best fit aside from Oatmeal and Orange Crush. In relative to that, Google might also ask suggestions from Android fans for the name just like what they did to Nougat last year, BGR reported.

Android 8.0 is tipped to launch in the upcoming Google I/O event happening in August. With this regard, Google is also rumored to launch the Andromeda OS, a combination of Android and Chrome OS and is expected to run in the upcoming Google Nexus 7 (2017) tablet. 

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