The Android 7.0 Nougat update is underway! Following its release in August 2016, Nougat began its steady expansion through the massive Android ecosystem.
As it’s often the case, some phone makers are taking their time bringing Nougat to their devices, so we’re here to answer your questions about it. Read on to find out when will your phone be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat and which phones got it already.
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What’s new in Android 7.0 Nougat? Read our in-depth review
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The Sony Xperia XA Ultra has been around for about a year now, but that doesn’t mean it has to be stuck with older software. If you happen to own one of these handsets, we’ve got some good news! It looks like some variants of the device are starting to receive the big Android 7.0 Nougat update.
Don’t go rushing to the settings just yet, though. The update has started rolling out, but not everyone is getting the treat right away. Reports mention only a couple Xperia XA Ultra variants have been getting the update until now.Sony Xperia XA Ultra is official: check out that screen! Android Nougat review: what’s new in Android 7.1.2?
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