The Google Nexus (now Pixel) series update support is the envy of the Android scene. Updates not only arrive before, if not extending much longer, but everything comes to an end and, each year, we see as the company leave to support some of which in their day were their terminals star.
This year it was the turn of Nexus 5, what makes the Nexus 6 on the oldest terminal upgrade to Android Nougat. However, although the rest of the range has already received Android 7.1.1 Nougat, the version most recent, owners of a Nexus 6 are still waiting for this version on their computers. Google has given explanations about the delay and has offered a new date for the release of the update.
The last one in the list is also the last update
7.0 Android Nougat was officially presented at the end of summer and, as we said, Nexus 6 was the terminal of the oldest to enter the list of compatible devices with this new release. It’s a team that has already served the two years old, so it is very likely that this is the last year in which receive official updates.
Nexus 6 has been updated to Android 7.0 at the same time as the rest of his companions, but the arrival of Android 7.1.1 is delayed and now Google has explained the reasons for the delay.
In response to the query of Android Police, Google explains that they found an unexpected failure in the update that only affected the Nexus 6, but they claim that they have already managed to fix it and that the update is ready to be deployed at the beginning of the month of January.
Android 7.1.1 Nougat is the first update that you receive the Nexus since the arrival of Android 7.0 and contains quite a few improvements such as shortcuts on the icons, the new help system or intelligent storage. So now you know, If you have a Nexus 6 you will receive this version at the beginning of 2017.