Launch ceremony for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 new smartphones in Seoul
Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung Electronics' Mobile Communications Business, speaks during a launching ceremony for Galaxy Note 7 new smartphones in Seoul, South Korea, August 11, 2016.REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Samsung appears to be seriously working on bringing Google's new operating system Android 7.0 Nougat update to its eligible devices. The first handsets expected to receive the firmware are the Galaxy Note 7, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge.

Google has already seeded Android 7.0 Nougat update to the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C and Android One. However, reports have suggested that Samsung may start rolling out the firmware update to its eligible devices after a couple of months, most probably before the end of the year.

It has now emerged that Android 7.0 Nougat update will bring Grace UX feature to the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The Grace UX is first seen in the recently released Galaxy Note 7.

The South Korean electronics giant hasn't announced the list of devices that will get the Android 7.0 Nougat update but reports have claimed that the firmware will also be made available to like the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 edge+, S6 Active, S6 Ironman edition, Active, S7 Active, S7 Batman edition, and S7 Olympic edition.

Samsung's high-end and mid-range devices like the Galaxy A9, Galaxy A9 ProGalaxy A7 (2015), Galaxy A7 (2016), Galaxy J5 (2016), Galaxy A5 (2016), Galaxy Tab S2, Galaxy A8, Galaxy On7, Galaxy C5, and Galaxy C7 are also expected to get the firmware update.

Google's new firmware Android 7.0 Nougat comes with features like multi-window, direct reply notifications, Extra power efficiency, Google Assistant, VR interface, Seamless updates, Screen Zoom, Clear All, Data saver, Improved file browser, Instant Apps, App switch, bundled notifications, improved Java 8 language support, and new emojis.

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