Google's latest Android 7.0 Nougat firmware update intends to give users a stable and rich OS experience. A number of HTC, Nexus, Motorola, OnePlus, Samsung and Sony devices are expected to receive the firmware upgrade by the end of 2016.

Smartphone users are keen to know when exactly would Android 7.0 Nougat update be released for their respective phone. Given below is a list of devices expected to receive firmware update, along with the estimated time of release.


The Nexus series belongs to the first set of phones that receive any update. The Android 7.0 Nougat update first began for the Nexus series in August. The Tech Times reports that Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P owners started to face problems after upgrading their OS.

Apart from these two versions of the Nexus phones, the following devices have the option for upgrade:

Nexus 6

Pixel C

Nexus 9

Nexus Player

General Mobile 4G


It is rumored that the upcoming OnePlus 4 will have Android 7.0 Nougat update preinstalled on the device. Meanwhile, the company is trying hard to get the most recent OS for OnePlus 3.

OnePlus 3 is expected to receive firmware upgrade in the first quarter of 2017, followed by its predecessor. So, here are the OnePlus phones expected to receive Android 7.0 Nougat firmware upgrade:

OnePlus 4 (yet to be released)

OnePlus 3

OnePlus 2


The following devices are expected to receive Android 7.0 Nougat update that introduces Quick Reply, multi-window or split screen, multilingual support and fast app switching:

HTC One A9

HTC One M9

HTC One M10

HTC 10


In addition to smartphones, some of the Samsung phablets are also expected to receive the latest OS upgrade. The complete list includes:

Galaxy S6

Galaxy S6 edge

Galaxy S6 edge+

Galaxy S7

Galaxy S7 edge

Galaxy Note 5


There is a huge list of Motorola phones that will receive Android 7.0 Nougat upgrade. However, some of the recently-launched devices such as Moto E3 Power and Moto G have not been included in the list.

Moto G Play (4th Gen)

Moto G (4th Gen)

Moto G Plus (4th Gen)

Moto X Force

Moto X Play

Moto X Style

Moto X Pure Edition (3rd Gen)

Nexus 6

Moto Z

Moto Z Play

Moto Z Play Droid

Moto Z Droid

Moto Z Force Droid

Droid Maxx 2

Droid Turbo 2


Samsung devices are expected to receive the upgrade in installments, according to iTechPost. However, the following devices have been selected for firmware upgrade:

Xperia X (November)

Xperia X Performance (October)

Xperia XZ (October)

Xperia X Compact (November)

Xperia XA (early 2017)

Xperia Ultra (early 2017)

Xperia Z5 (December)

Xperia Z3+ (December)

Xperia Z4 Tablet (December)