Android Nougat

Most of the Android smartphone users these days are worried about the update cycle of their device. After the revelation of Android Nougat, many users who haven’t even got the taste of Marshmallow, yet, are wondering about an upcoming update. The ones on Marshmallow are expecting an Android N update soon. In this article, we are going to reveal names of the devices tipped to receive updates for Android Marshmallow and Android Nougat.

List of Nexus devices to receive Marshmallow update (if they haven’t) and the same set is expected to get the Nougat update as well:

• Nexus 6P
• Nexus 5X
• Nexus 6
• Nexus Player
• Nexus 9 LTE
• Nexus 9 WiFi
• Nexus 5
• Nexus 7 2013 both editions

Here are the Samsung devices that are already running Marshmallow or are about to receive an update for it. These devices are most likely to get updated to Nougat, soon after its public release.

• Galaxy S5
• Galaxy S5 LTE-A
• Galaxy S5 neo
• Galaxy S6
• Galaxy S6 Edge
• Galaxy S6 Edge+
• Galaxy Note 4
• Galaxy Note Edge
• Galaxy Note 5
• Galaxy Tab S2

Here is Motorola’s Marshmallow update list, which also includes many Moto X, Moto G, and Moto E models. These devices might also be lucky enough to get update to Nougat on its release.

• 2015 Moto X Pure Edition (3rd gen)
• 2015 Moto X Style (3rd gen)
• 2015 Moto X Play
• 2015 Moto G (3rd gen)
• Moto E (2015)
• 2014 Moto X Pure Edition in the US (2nd gen)
• 2014 Moto X (2nd gen) in Latin America, Europe and Asia
• 2014 Moto G and Moto G 4G LTE (2nd gen)
• DROID Turbo (the one and only)
• Moto Turbo
• 2014 Moto MAXX

Here is a list of LG devices, which also includes devices that are yet to get Marshmallow along with the ones running Android 6.0 and are now expected to get Nougat soon.

• LG G5 (immediate)
• LG G4
• LG G3
• LG G Stylo
• LG V10
• LG V Pad X
• LG Spirit and Magna

Upon the release of Nougat’s name, HTC announced a list of its devices that will get the new update. Here is a list of select devices:

• HTC 10 (right out the box)
• HTC One M8
• HTC One M9+
• HTC One E9+
• HTC One E9
• HTC One ME
• HTC One E8
• HTC One M8 EYE
• HTC Butterfly 3
• HTC Desire 826
• HTC Desire 820
• HTC Desire 816

List of OnePlus devices that will get Marshmallow

OnePlus 2
OnePlus One

Sony’s list of Xperia devices that’ll be getting Marshmallow is surprisingly extensive.

• Xperia Z5
• Xperia Z5 Compact
• Xperia Z5 Premium
• Xperia Z4 (tablet)
• Xperia Z3+
• Xperia Z3
• Xperia Z3 Compact
• Xperia Z3 (Tablet) Compact
• Xperia Z2
• Xperia Z2 (Tablet)
• Xperia M5
• Xperia C5 Ultra
• Xperia M4 Aqua

So, these are the devices that are expected to get an upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Android 7.0 Nougat soon. This is not a confirmed list by Google, but many of us believe that this is most likely to be the one. Stay tuned with us for more information about the Nougat release date and roll out.


Zara Ali
A 90's kid, who has witnessed the evolution of technology - from landline to smartphones. Been there, used that! Love trying out new gadgets and writing about them.