Android 7.1 Nougat Changelog: Everything You Want To Know in the Latest Version

Android 7.1 Nougat Changelog: Everything You Want To Know in the Latest Version

Google has launched a new version of the Android 7 nougat OS. Here is the full change-log of the new version.

I am sharing the change-log of both Pixel and Non-Pixel devices.

Here is the Full change-log of the Android N 7.1 OS

Pixel product-specific

  • Pixel Launcher - swipe up for all apps, new Search Box, date/weather header on home
  • Google Assistant
  • Unlimited original quality photo/video backup to Google Photos
  • Smart Storage - when storage is full, automatically removes old backed up photos/videos

  • Phone/Chat support (new support tab in settings), screen-share functionality
  • Quick switch adapter for wired setup from Android or iPhone
  • Pixel Camera:
    • Electronic Image Stabilization (“video stabilization”) 2.0
    • Pro Features
      • White Balance Presets
      • Exposure Compensation

      • AE/AF Locking
      • Viewfinder grid modes
    • HW-accelerated (on Qualcomm Hexagon coprocessor) HDR+ image processing
    • Smartburst
  • Sensor Hub processor with tightly integrated sensors (accel, gyro, mag) + connectivity (Wi-Fi, Cell, GPS)
  • Cosmetic
    • Solid navbar icons with home affordance for Assistant
    • SysUI accent color theming
    • Wallpaper picker with new wallpapers and sounds
    • New setup look and feel
    • Dynamic calendar date icon

Android Nougat 7.1

  • Night Light
  • Touch/display performance improvements
  • Moves (Fingerprint swipe down gesture - opt-in)

  • Seamless A/B system updates
  • Daydream VR mode
  • Developer features:
  • App shortcuts / shortcut manager APIs
    • Circular app icons support
    • Keyboard image insertion
    • Fingerprint sensor gesture to open/close notification shade
    • Manual storage manager Intent for apps
    • Improved VR thread scheduling

    • Enhanced wallpaper metadata
    • Multi-endpoint call support
    • Support for various MNO requirements
      • PCDMA voice privacy property
      • Source type support for Visual Voicemail
      • Carrier config options for managing video telephony
  • Manual storage manager - identifies apps and files and apps using storage

This update brings, Google assistant to Android devices. Which is the coolest feature of Android N 7.1 update.

Else, new Nigh light, and the other user mode also come with this update.


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