The highly anticipated Android nougat update is now finally available to the AT&T exclusive Samsung Galaxy S7 active. The rugged version of handset is now joining the Android nougat party along with the standard models.”15 Android Nougat features you need to know”.
At Last, All Galaxy S7 Units Receive Android 7.0 Nougat As mentioned earlier, the Galaxy S7 phones from all four major carriers in the United States — AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon — already received Android 7.0 Nougat, and the Galaxy S7 active is the latest to jump on the bandwagon.
For more detail of Samsung Galaxy S7 active – Full phone specifications.
What’s The Galaxy S7 Active Again?
The main difference between the Galaxy s7 active and a standard variant are the extra protection features and additional physical buttons on both sides of the home button. More than that, it’s also bringing the battery size up from 3,000 mAh to 4,000mAh.
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AT&T Galaxy S7 Active Android Nougat: expected released date
The AT&T S7 Active would take a lot more time than its universal variant. Because, it’s an AT&T device, and no device, however good its OEM is, receives updates from carrier at what can be called at proper time.
So, if you are using S7 Active at AT&T, look for the global S7’s release of Android 7.0 Nougat, and then add 2 months for release of Nougat for your device.
What’s New in Galaxy S7 Active Nougat Update?
With Android 7.0 update, your get the ability to use two apps at one using the Split-screen mode, also called multi-screen, while the notification system has gone under a big revamp too, it can now bundle notifications from an app for pretty presentation, while also allowing you to reply directly to messages from the shade.
Data saver in Android Nougat update helps you save on extra data usage charges, while you can now clear all apps with a button on stock Android too. But of more interest in the Nougat update is switching to previous app and vice versa, just double tap the recents icon twice to open your previous app.
All Galaxy S7 Units Receive Android Nougat:
As mentioned earlier, the Samsung Galaxy S7 phones from all four major carriers in the United States — AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon — already received Android 7.0 Nougat, and the Galaxy S7 active is the latest to jump on the bandwagon.
This news comes straight from the horse’s mouth, particularly when AT&T updated its support page for the Galaxy S7 active.
Put simply, it started pushing out the latest Android version with the build number NRD90M.G891AUCU2BQB2 to the phone on March 7. It’s pretty hefty too, weighing at 1.58 GB.
Notable Feature To Expect From Android 7.0 Nougat
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To get a better picture of what Android Nougat is bringing to the table, let’s take a quick look at some of the notable features it comes with.
First off, there’s the Galaxy Note 7 feature Secure Folder, which takes advantage of Samsung’s Knox, and what it does is it allows users to store private notes, pictures, contacts, documents, and whatnot with a password or bio-metric security.
Second, users can now change the resolution, from HD and FHD to WQHD. After the update is installed, its previous reports said that the resolution will be set to FHD.
Now, it’s not much of a big deal, but it’s still good to know that it can be adjusted, especially for those who want to save battery by switching to HD or get the crispest viewing experience they can by going with WQHD.
Last but not least, there’s a Blue Light Filter option now too, and it helps with reducing eye strain, mostly when using the phone in the dark.
Of course, that’s not all there is to the update, but these are just a few of the features that show how significant Nougat is.