Samsung has traditionally been slow to bring updates for the Android operating system that runs on its smartphones. However, the South Korean tech giant has revealed that users of its recently-launched Galaxy Note 7 handset will only have to wait another 2-3 months to get Android Nougat.
Nougat, currently in beta, will be the seventh major iteration of Android when it officially launches, which is expected to be later this year. This week, The Korea Times reported Samsung’s claim that it will start offering upgrades to Nougat for Note 7 owners within the next 2-3 months.
However, the company will gather user feedback before it makes these upgrades available. At a press conference in Seoul on Thursday, Koh Dong-jin, who heads Samsung Electronics’ mobile communications division, explained that Samsung plans to put the upgrades through sufficient beta testing to ensure a “stable and seamless platform” for users of its latest phablet device.