Samsung Skips Android 7.0 For Galaxy S7
It looks like the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will be diving directly into Android 7.1 Nougat!
Samsung’s Galaxy Beta Program is currently running and it permits members to test out the Android 7.0 Nougat update on their Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge devices. However, this is only phase one as the final Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 due would be the Android 7.1.
The first version of the Nougat came in the form of Android 7.0, which runs on the LG V20 and Nexus devices. But Google had launched its own Pixel devices with an enhanced version knwon as v7.1.
This latest update does not bring a whole lot of changes but it does improve its vital functionality as well as its touch performance. Besides that, it also brings Daydream VR support.
Up till now, there is still no assurance that the Gear VR will be getting Daydream support but Samsung, Google and some others did make up the Global VR Association.