Android Nougat is now available and will be distributed to all Nexus 6 smartphones before the end of January 2017, however the devices won't be getting any further Android version updates after 7.1.1. Find out all the latest Nexus 6 Android update news below.
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Nexus 6 won't be getting any more Android version updates
The Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 were guaranteed to receive new Android version updates until October 2016, and the clock has run out. The Android 7.1.1 Nougat update was the last big update for Nexus 6, and it won't be getting the new 7.1.2 beta like its Pixel brothers. Google has been making an effort to keep the Nexus 6 updated, but older hardware has become less of a priority since the launch of Google's self-branded, top-down Pixel line. The good news is that the Nexus 9 and 6 devices will continue receiving security patches for about a year.
Nexus 6 Android 7.1.1 Nougat update
Nougat brought some added new features to the Nexus 6, including app shortcuts, night mode, GIF support for Google Keyboard and other performance improvements. Unfortunately, features such as the Pixel Launcher and Google Assistant are not part of the update as these are exclusive to the Google Pixel.
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