If you’re a Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge user who is worried that you won’t see anything above Android 7.0 Nougat coming from Samsung, fret not!
Thanks to dedicated third-party developers, you could always install a custom ROM. One example of it would be the LineageOS 14.1 which allows the Galaxy S6 along with other devices to gain the latest Android versions.
Don’t worry if you aren’t familiar with the whole flashing process as there are many tutorials available online that could guide you. Take this one, for example:
The Android 7.1.1 versions will be bringing comprehensive emoji set straight from the Pixel devices, direct access to GIFs via the keyboard on Google’s messaging apps, along with app shortcuts that bring quick actions on apps through long-tapping on the icons.