Google released Android N 7.0 (factory images) for Nexus devices
Before Google’s biggest event, Google I/O they released the factory images of Android N 7.0 for Nexus smartphones that are eligible for updating to the next version of Android. These smartphones can now be used on top of Android N which is rumored as Android version 7.0 instead of 6.x Marshmallow.
After some leaks of setting’s app screenshots, Google surprisingly released factory images for Nexus devices two months before Google I/O, the biggest Google developers conference which will happen on 18 May to 20 May as announced officially.
Features in Factory Preview:
- Native Multi-window support
- Improved Doze mode
- Better Notifications
The newer factory images for nexus devices have some features like improved “Doze Mode” that was previously announced in Marshmallow 6.0, Multi-window support is also heading to the OS in this version, some features like bundled notifications and direct notification reply. Google also announced to use Java 8 instead of Oracles other java because of a dispute between Google and Oracle.
Grab these factory images from the links below posted by Google on their Android Developers Blog:
Download Android N 7.0 factory images
Caution: Do not flash these factory images on your daily device as it will have a lot of bugs. Details of flashing these files are in the links given above.
Happy flashing!! Be the first one to experience Android N.