Samsung will offer the Android 7.0 Nougat beta testing program for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. This is similar program that has been offered on Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow last year.
The said Android 7.0 Nougat beta testing program will be open to Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge users in the United States. While AT&T has not announced it’s participation yet so far. The unlocked models (Galaxy S6 SM-G920F & Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925F) users in will also get the same treatment in the United Kingdom, as well as some of South Korea and China’s compatible models.
Interested users that may like to take part the Android 7.0 Beta Program will simply download the Galaxy Beta Program application from Galaxy Apps. Users will then be able to submit an application form within the apps. Once the registration has done, the selected users will be notified the Android 7.0 Nougat update availability to begins on November 9, 2016.
Here’s the Galaxy Beta Program App APK for those who couldn’t find it at Samsung Play Store. – Galaxy Beta App APK
The beta program participants will then be able to test the Android 7.0 Naugat performance, including the device stability and usability. Samsung will then collect the users feedbacks, and ever if it is found to be successful, the final build will then release to the public on undetermined date.
Here are some of the new features of the Android Nougat.
- Much Faster App Switching.
- Better Performance and improved battery life.
- Much Better Multitasking experience
- Better bar toggle notifications.
- Android Virtual reality.
- Much better screen graphics.
Google’s new operating system includes a brand new Multi-window mode, an enhanced version of the battery saving Doze mode, a freeform window mode, a new Settings menu, faster app optimization, Night Mode, and more. While the Android Nougat update also delivers an improved stylus support.