Google to release the first beta version of the Android 7.1 before the end of this month
Immediately after the presentation of new smartphones Pixel Pixel and the XL, Google announced a new version of the host operating system entries All Android 7.1 Nougat . Then it became known that the Nexus line of devices will receive the update before the end of the year, and the beta version will be released before that so that developers can test all the changes. Now, Google representatives have shared more information about this update.
The first assembly for developers will be released before the end of this month. It will be available only on the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Pixel C. Soup remaining will be added to the list of supported as testing.
Android 7.1 brings a number of important changes associated with both the views of the system and the interaction with it. New features include:
round application icons;
shortcuts for applications (context menu) – every application can have up to 5 static or dynamic shortcuts;
advanced metadata wallpaper;
Support images in keyboard that allows you to choose stickers, animated gifs and more (content will depend on what support each specific application);
in setting a new section will appear where the user will be able to make room in memory by deleting unused files.
This is not all the changes that will be Android 7.1. We recommend a complete list of our newsletter .
Google promises that the final version of Android 7.1 will be released in early December.