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New list of Samsung devices getting Android Nougat in first half of this year

Android Nougat

Samsung has already released the Android Nougat update for it’s most popular and flagship products i.e. the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

Now Samsung has published a blog post in the Samsung newsroom. It has all the details about what’s new in the Android Nougat update for Samsung Galaxy devices. The company has also listed few other devices other than the Samsung Galaxy S7 series which will be getting Android Nougat update in first half of this year i.e. 2017.

List of Samsung devices getting Android Nougat:

  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
  • Samsung S6 edge Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy Note5
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A with S Pen
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (LTE unlock)
  • Samsung Galaxy A3
  • Samsung Galaxy A8


The Quick Panel features a cleaner aesthetic, as titles have been removed from the icons in the panel’s first depth. Icons in the second depth are organized into groups of nine, making them easier to locate.

Users can also utilize the integrated S Finder to locate what they want on their smartphone or the web straight from the Quick Panel. Notifications are now grouped to display information more clearly and also support Direct Reply.

Multi Window

An improved controller allows the window size to be more easily adjusted in split screen view. Also, with a new pop-up window function that supports up to five separate windows in addition to the two in the split-screen view, users can access up to seven apps at the same time.

Performance Mode

The newly added Performance Mode lets users optimize their smartphones to better meet their specific needs by activating one of the four available modes. Optimized mode, for example, extends battery life and enhances speed, and is suitable for daily usage, while Game mode provides useful functions such as Game Launcher and Game Tools. Entertainment mode enhances sound and image quality and High Performance mode enables the highest quality display settings possible.

Samsung Pass

Samsung Pass, the feature that works as a master key for website login on Samsung Internet, is now supported on the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Users can use their fingerprint to log into selected websites and apps with Samsung Pass.** The feature will soon be expanded to support mobile banking app integration.

Shivam Singh
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