Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) starts receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update

After months of waiting, the cheapest smartphone in the Galaxy A (2017) series is finally getting Android 7.0 Nougat update. Back in May, Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) was spotted at GFXBench running a new version of Android, but it took the South Korean company more than two months to actually start pushing the update.

If you happen to live in Russia, then you’ll be among the first to receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update for Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017). Actually, the rollout began on July 26, so many Galaxy A3 (2017) users should have already received the update.

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) should start receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update soon

The Galaxy A7 (2017) is one of the many smartphones Samsung plans to update to Android 7.0 Nougat. While not the first to receive the update, the Galaxy A7 (2017) is expected to receive the long-awaited upgrade in the coming weeks.

The smartphone, which goes by model number Samsung A720F, has been recently spotted at Wi-Fi Alliance, which isn’t unusual at all. However, unlike the original model that was launched by in January, the device listed at Wi-Fi Alliance is running Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.

Even though it doesn’t give us an exact release …

Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom starts receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update

The ZenFone 3 Zoom is one of Asus’ biggest disappointments this year since there are still many major markets where the smartphone is not yet available. Also, the device was launched earlier this year, but it’s still running Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Well, at least the last part will soon be addressed, as Asus has just announced that it has started the Android 7.0 Nougat deployment. All ZenFone 3 Zoom owners should get the Android 7.0 Nougat update in the coming days.

The official changelog contains a few more details on what’s changed besides the OS version. …

Xiaomi Mi Max finally receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update

It’s been more than a year since Chinese company Xiaomi came out with the Mi Max, an evolutionary device that started a trend in the smartphone industry, that of bezel-less handsets.

Unfortunately, the Mi Max was a Chinese affair, as the large phone was hardly available through official channels in other countries. On top of that, it took Xiaomi more than a year to provide those who purchased the Mi Max with an Android 7.0 Nougat update.

Well, it appears that Xiaomi has finally kicked off the roll-out of Android 7.0 Nougat for the Mi Max, which is based on …

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update in the U.S.

The 8.0-inch version of the Galaxy Tab S2 is the next tablet in the United States to receive the long-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update. Last week, T-Mobile and Verizon pushed their own Nougat updates for the Galaxy Tab S2 9.7, so it kind of makes sense for the smaller variant to get the update as well.

If you own the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 with model number SM-T713, then your tablet is eligible for Android 7.0 Nougat. The update is pushed by Samsung and weighs in at around 1.2GB, so make sure you have enough free internal memory before attempting to download it.

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Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) starts receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update

It looks like the A3 will be the first Galaxy A 2016 series smartphones to receive the long-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update. Although we had reports about the upcoming release of the update, Samsung usually offers large time frames that are subject to change.

Well, it turns out that many Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) users in Germany and Hungary confirmed they have successfully captured the update on their smartphones.

As such, it looks like the update will first be pushed to the majority of users in Europe, but Galaxy A3 (2016) owners in other regions should expect it in the coming …

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge start receiving Android Nougat updates

If you own a T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge, an official Android 7 Nougat update for your phone is just around the corner. T-Mobile Product Manager Des Smith today confirmed that the update should be available to both handsets “this week.”

For now, the Nougat update for the S6 and S6 edge doesn’t show up over at T-Mobile’s support website. However, one of our readers (thanks, Arthur!) informed us that he received the update on his T-Mo Galaxy S6 earlier today.

Of course, since the week has just begun, it will probably take a while before all …

Asus ZenWatch 3 now receiving Android Wear 2.0 update

Although rumor has it that Asus plans to kill the ZenWatch series due to poor sales, that doesn’t prevent the company from keep supporting the current smartwatch models.

When Android Wear 2.0 was launched back in February, Google confirmed the ZenWatch 2 and 3 would receive the update. Asus was more precise later on and announced both smartwatches should get the update in Q2 2017.

Well, it appears that Asus has already started seeding the highly-anticipated Android Wear 2.0 update for the ZenWatch 3. The information has been confirmed by Asus UK, which said …

Asus ZenFone 3 Max starts receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat update

Hopefully, this isn’t some mistake and the ZenFone 3 Max is indeed getting the highly-anticipated Android Nougat update. Asus announced today that a major OS update is now available for one of its ZenFone models.

However, while the name of the thread clearly states that the update is meant for the ZenFone 3 Max (model ZC553KL), the release notes mention another model: Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS550KL).

According to Asus, the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update should take about one week to propagate to all smartphones, so those who do not receive the update right away …

Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 active receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update at AT&T

Shortly after updating the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ to Android 7.0 Nougat, AT&T announced that three other Samsung smartphones are eligible for the highly-anticipated update.

If you happen to own the AT&T Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge or Galaxy S6 active, then you should check for Android 7.0 Nougat, as the carrier confirmed the rollout has already begun.

Keep in mind though that the update weighs in at around 1.3GB for each of the three smartphones, so make sure you have enough free storage before attempting to download and install Android …