Late that never better, LG launches Android 7.0 Nougat update for G5 in South Korea, with global rollout for next week.
LG is outperforming all other Android OEMs in the market in terms of Android Nougat updates. LG has now launched the Android 7.0 Nougat rollout for its Modular G5 smartphone in South Korea. With its latest flagship, the V20, LG is the first company to offer a smartphone with Android 7.0 Nougat.
LG is launching Android Nougat only for its Korean customers. According to The Verge, LG plans to roll out the update to LG G5 users in the United States, Asia and other markets in the coming weeks. Although the update is just weeks away from a global rollout, LG’s advancement with the Korean rollout proves the build’s sustainability and should be available internationally soon.
LG’s Android 7.0 Nougat update will come at the top with the company’s own UX 5.0. The new UX interface does not include an app drawer, but there is an option to bring it back. LG has tweaked the notification shade, making it compatible with Google’s default Nougat interface.
Those familiar with Android in the older Nexus range will actually prefer LG’s custom Nougat version, which won’t go away from the stock UI. Nougat’s biggest update is support for multi-window operations, and LG has removed its own dual-window feature in favor of Google’s iteration. Among other features, Android 7.0 Nougat comes with advanced Doze mode and a new multitasking option called Quick Switching. With Quick Switching, Nougat users can easily switch between the two most recently used apps. This feature works throughout the system and can be accomplished by double-tapping the overview button.
With Android 7.0 Nougat, notifications have changed slightly. Notifications eliminate the card interface like Google Now and now provide more information in less space It also offers bundled notifications and quick reply options Motorola has announced its Nougat update for Moto Z and G4 and Samsung has added to the update list, it seems that the latest smartphones will finally get a taste of Nougat.