Samsung is now working on Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy Note 5, S6, S6 edge and Tab S2

Samsung released its first preview of Android 7.0 Nougat for members of its Galaxy Beta Program last week - but so far, the company has only made that preview available for its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge flagships. However, it seems Samsung is already working on its Nougat update for other devices in its range.

Samsung has a rather poor reputation when it comes to updating its handsets; indeed, the company was sued this year by a leading Dutch consumer group unhappy with its "poor software update policy for Android phones". For example, after Google released the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update in October 2015, it took Samsung four months to begin upgrading its first devices to that version of the OS. Some unlocked handsets in its range have only received Marshmallow in recent weeks.

It's already been three months since Google released Android 7.0 Nougat, and Samsung is still only beta-testing its update - but as SamMobile reports, the company is actively developing the update for more than just its latest range-toppers.

Along with the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Samsung is also working on its Nougat update for last year's flagships, the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, as well as the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy Tab S2.

But while the firm is working on Android 7.0 for those devices, there's still no indication of when its Nougat update will actually begin rolling out to them. It's also unclear if the company intends to offer public previews for those additional devices under its Galaxy Beta Program.

Given Samsung's record when it comes to updating its devices, it could be months before they finally get a taste of that delicious Nougat goodness.

Source: SamMobile

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