Google's Pixel smartphones, which were launched in an event on October 4, brought in the new maintenance release of Nougat, Android 7.1. Android Nougat was released by Google on August 22 with version number 7.0. Later on, there were rumours that the Pixel phones will be coming with Nougat 7.1. We were confirmed the same by our source as well. Now that Nougat 7.1 is out, folks at Android Police decided to dig in deep and pull out what has changed from Nougat 7.0.
Being Google's branded devices, Nougat 7.1 running inside the Pixel devices has some features which are exclusive only to the Pixel devices such as the Pixel Launcher, Google Assistant etc. The changelog below covers up changes in Nougat 7.1 from Nougat 7.0, both which are "exclusive" to the Pixel devices and those which will be seen in AOSP based Nougat 7.1.
Here's the changelog:
Android Nougat 7.1 (Pixel product-specific)
Pixel Launcher - swipe up for all apps, new Search Box, date/weather header on home
Unlimited original quality photo/video backup to Google Photos
Smart Storage - when storage is full, automatically removes old backed up photos/videos
Phone/Chat support (new support tab in settings), screen-share functionality
Quick switch adapter for wired setup from Android or iPhone
Krittin Kalra is an 18 year old Android freak. Striving for passions, chasing down his dreams and living a life without regrets is his sole mantra. A bit moody, he also does custom ROM reviews for AndroGuider. Currently pursuing his B.Tech, he aspires to follow his heart.
Here Is What's New In Nougat 7.1
Reviewed by Krittin Kalra
10/08/2016 04:09:00 pm