Samsung Turkey reveals detailed roadmap for Android 7.0 Nougat rollout

Samsung began its Android 7.0 Nougat rollout last month, starting with the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. So far, they're the only devices to have received the update so far - but a week ago, Samsung Turkey vice president Tansu Yegen revealed that the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge would be upgraded to Nougat before the end of February.

Now, Samsung Turkey has published a detailed roadmap for its Nougat deployment, including both smartphones and tablets, for the rest of 2017.

Unsurprisingly, at the top of the list is the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, with a release date stated as February 13 - which is exactly when the rollout began for those devices in Turkey. And in line with last week's report, the roadmap indicates that Nougat will arrive on the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge on or around February 27, while the S6 edge+ will have to wait until mid-March.

The Galaxy Note5 flagship, and the Galaxy A-series (including the 2015 line-up), will follow over the next few months through to the end of July. Owners of the Galaxy J-series and Galaxy On7 face the longest wait, as those devices are not due to be updated until as late as the fourth quarter of the year, depending on the specific model.

The 'refreshed' Galaxy Tab S2 will be the first Samsung tablet to get a taste of Nougat in mid-May, followed around a week later by the earlier version of the same device. The 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab A - both with and without the S Pen - will follow in July.

It's worth emphasizing that this roadmap applies specifically to Turkey, so these exact dates are unlikely to apply to every other market. And regardless of which country you're in, if your device was purchased from a carrier, there's even more uncertainty about when it will be upgraded.

Nonetheless, even for those in other markets, the Turkish roadmap at least provides a rough indication of which devices you can expect to be upgraded to Android 7.0, and when.

Source: Samsung Turkey via SamMobile

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