It’s been well over a month since Google released Android Nougat to the masses, but out of the eight supported Nexus devices running this latest release, one notable one has been ignored entirely: the Motorola-made Nexus 6. Luckily, that ends today.
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Many Nexus 6 owners have speculated that, despite being included in the Android Beta Program, Google didn’t intend to update the Nexus 6 to Nougat. That, of course, was not true as Google itself confirmed last month that updates would be coming “in a few weeks.”
Today Google has finally made true on that promise, releasing both factory images and OTAs of Android Nougat for its behemoth smartphone.
The new build carries the build number NBD90Z, includes the latest October 5th security patch, and weighs in at just over 850mb. The OTA is currently rolling out to all Nexus 6 owners, but if you’re feeling impatient, you can download the factory images and the OTA from Google’s site, linked below.
With Nougat finally releasing on the Nexus 6, Google is one step closer to pushing this release to all Nexus devices. However, the Nexus 9 LTE still remains on Marshmallow…