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Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy Tab S2 is now being developed

Samsung has already confirmed that it’s developing Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge. It has launched the Galaxy Beta Program for both flagships through which users in select markets can register for a chance to try out the beta firmware. Earlier this week we confirmed that Samsung had also started Nougat development for the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge. We can now confirm that Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy Tab S2 is being developed as well.

It seems that Samsung is picking up the pace this time around and users are certainly going to like that. However, just because development has started doesn’t mean the firmware is going to be released soon. It’s likely going to take Samsung a couple of months to get the update ready for the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy Tab S2. It hasn’t even confirmed yet when Nougat is going to be released for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge, both flagships may not get Android 7.0 before 2017.

If you’re curious about all of the new improvements that Samsung has baked into Android 7.0, take a look at our What’s New With Nougat series. Keep in mind that it’s still unclear whether the new UX that we’ve seen in beta builds for the Galaxy S7 is going to make its way to last year’s flagships. Fingers crossed!

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Leonitis
Leonitis

I will be waiting for the update for my Tab S2 T813,maybe in a couple of months

ahmadb4040
ahmadb4040

happy with my note4 wil be more happy if updated to android 7.0

thanks samsung for best phaplet note 4 ftw

novin80
novin80

I have lovely note5 and i wait for android 7 for this phone.
i wait for note8 . after buy new note8 i give note5 for my daughter. she love note5.
Thanks for powerful and best phone.

manskido
manskido

Samsung would get more customers if they are able to upgrade their so called two years old phones provided the hardware can support the new update. the note 4 have everything to support the nougat so Samsung should try as much as possible to roll out the upgrade for this phone. if we can face the fact, currently Samsung have only two lines of note series on the market and that is note 5 and 4, so Samsung should forget about the device is old even if the hardware is more than capable of supporting the new update. Apple always… Read more »

novin80
novin80

I have Note5 and Thanks for this powerfull beatifull and flagship phone.
I wait for note8.

Leonitis
Leonitis

I will be waiting for the update for my Tab S2 (T813)may be about March next year, I can hope, but who knows when it comes

salem.sbeinati
salem.sbeinati

Samsung should pickup with the Android version upgrade more quickly, to me this is one of the issue am facing with Samsung, sometime i think of changing to other mobile due to that.

alibbaskaya
alibbaskaya

what kind of enginners you have? Although All those updates you didn’t problem …. whats on top phone you always work for it . I hope all new phones you made be fail and blow samsung’s hands 🙂

nazzu
nazzu

A5 2016 wii get grace UI and nougat update in future???

rickdx07
rickdx07

I think a5 2016 get the android n and grace ux update because it’s a good mid-range device….

xsony
xsony

Thanksssss for note 5

rickdx07
rickdx07

Is galaxy a5 2016 get the android 7 with grace ux??? Anyone knows plz tell me

indrajitghosal
indrajitghosal

Will Galaxy Note 4 N910G will get new look System UI And android 7.0? If you want vote on this.

utvic99
utvic99

No, Galaxy S6/Edge are the oldest ones that will receive it, since Note 4 is over 2 years old now.

sammay69
sammay69

Utvic99 is right. because Samsung only provides 2 years of software updates on Android versions. the note 4 was released with Android Kitkat. then later it got updated to Android Lollipop. and this year it was updated to Marshmallow. so i am sorry to tell but the note 4 is done with software updates

Vibgyoar
Vibgyoar

Other posters have replied (below) that the Note 4 is over 2 years old therefore it can not receive a Nougat update, as if this was written in international law. It is up to Samsung to decide. In some markets the Note 4 remains the latest version of the Note. There is no Note 5 or 6 or 7. So to those who say “Samsung does not support phones past 2 years” I would ask, “Which manufacturer ever left their latest flagship in a current model line unsupported?” If Samsung chooses to they can update any phone for as many… Read more »

ifeyfm
ifeyfm

Wish best update for note 5, hurt using note 7, only 4 day only, than pushed to recall, no better phone like note 7

Goushique
Goushique

But things are getting accelerated with Samsung! Pretty good moves Sammy! Hope to get upgrades a little quicker

TheRealTonyS
TheRealTonyS

I believe the Note5 will indeed get the Grace UX update, since even before the Note7 was released, Samsung had rolled out a beta program for the Note5 which was for the Grace UX.

Androidwizard
Androidwizard

First official Note 5 Grace UX already rolled out on 10th November 2016 for N920K+L+S.

ifeyfm
ifeyfm

I Wish, The best Grace UX Applied to Note 5

sammay69
sammay69

most likey every flagships from when Samsung made with the new Touchwiz UI will get the Grace UX
which basically means all devices from s6 and newer

mohammedfaize
mohammedfaize

is that meaning there is beta roms for Note 5 ??

Adnan F.
Adnan F.

It’s unlikely the Note 5 will be included in the Galaxy Beta Program.

vicdavery
vicdavery

It would be good if they managed to update my Tab S2 9.7 to Marshmallow.
Still no sign of it in the UK
🙁

nimmala
nimmala

Why not flash it manually via ODIN? http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/download/95236/T810XXU2CPG1_T810BTU2CPG1_BTU If t’s T810 model.. If not, search this site with your model.

sammay69
sammay69

Samsung did start the public beta of Android Nougat in November 2016. whille with Android Marshmallow they dindt release the public beta before at the of February this year. so samsung have been fast æer with this years version to begin beta test. i think an official rollout will begin at the end of December 2016. but not may all have it then. but still i expect the Nougat to roll out faster then marshmallow did

MStuart
MStuart

Samsung released the beta for Marshmallow on December. So they’ve been faster, yes, but not that fast. I hope that doesn’t translate into more bugs. I’d rather wait and get something reliable.

sammay69
sammay69

are you sure it was a public beta they tested in desember or an private beta?

MStuart
MStuart

Public. I was on it.

Just google it and you will get multiple hits, many from sammobile.

sammay69
sammay69

my mistake i just tought the public beta began like around in February. but i was probably wrong

Androidwizard
Androidwizard

Most of the “new” stuff coming with Nougat beta for S7+e we have already seen on Note7 and Note5 official UX released last week.
Where’s the point to speculate IF N5 will get Nougat like S7? It would be absurd if Samsung changed the UI again.