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Google's latest operating system Android 7.0 Nougat has reportedly been rolled out to Verizon variant of the Moto Z and Moto Z Force handsets in the United States via OTA (over-the-sir) update.

The Android 7.0 Nougat file weighs 1,500MB, and the software version for the Z Force Droid is NCL26.86-11 while that of Moto Z Droid is NCL25.86-11, according to report by GSMArena. The firmware ie available via OTA but users can manually check by going to Settings > System updates > Check for system update.

[READ: Select Motorola smartphones finally receiving Android Nougat OS update]

But now, the big question is when Motorola will start rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to its popular devices – the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus. It was rumoured a few days ago that the firmware had been seeded to the two handsets but it turned out to be false. It made the Lenovo owned company to clarify that it had not started releasing the firmware to its devices but would begin soon.

Motorola recently announced in a blog post that Moto Z and Moto G (4th Gen) devices would get the Android 7.0 Nougat update in the fourth quarter of this year, which means it will arrive latest by December. And it won't come as a surprise the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus get the firmware in the next few weeks.

The Lenovo owned company has revealed the list of devices that will receive the Android 7.0 Nougat, and they are: Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus, Moto G Play (4th Gen), Moto X Pure Edition (3rd Gen), Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto X Force, Droid Turbo 2, Droid Maxx 2, Moto Z, Moto Z Droid, Moto Z Force Droid, Moto Z Play, Moto Z Play Droid, and Nexus 6.

The new OS will bring several new features like multi-window, direct reply notifications, VR interface, Seamless updates, Screen Zoom, Extra power efficiency, Google Assistant, Clear All, Data saver, Improved file browser, bundled notifications, improved Java 8 language support, Instant Apps, App switch, and new emojis.

[Source: GSMArena]

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