Android 7.0 Nougat images are now available for some devices, but not your phone

After five months of developer betas, Google yesterday offered the final builds of Android 7.0 Nougat as OTA updates for Nexus devices. There was a time when the company would offer up factory images alongside a new release, but it would appear that those days are behind us.

Today, the firm finally listed those images, but only for a few devices: the Nexus Player, Nexus 9 (Wi-Fi only), and Pixel C. The build number for all of them is NRD90M.

This notably leaves out anything with cellular connectivity. The other devices slated to receive the update include the Nexus 5X, 6, 6P, and the LTE variant of the Nexus 9. The Nexus 5 and 7 (2013) will not receive the update.

If you really want the update now, you can always get it early by signing up for the Android Beta Program. You should be able to unenroll from the Program after you've installed Nougat.

Of course, if you like to live on the edge, you can always flash the image, assuming that you have one of the above devices and you don't mind doing a factory reset. If that is the path that you've chosen, you can follow our handy guide to flashing Android images. You can download the images here.

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