Google says Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 are not available for Android 7.1.2 Nougat update
Google has announced the compatible devices available for the new Android 7.1.2 Nougat update and it seems like the Motorola’s Nexus 6 and HTC’s Nexus 9 tablet are not on the list.
Android 7.1.4 Android Update is soon to be released in the upcoming months.
The eligible devices which rolled in the Android Beta Program are : Pixel and Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player and Pixel C. Google stated that they are also preparing an upgrade for Nexus 6P and is expected to be launched soon enough.
For all of you Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 fans out there, the news of Android 7.1.2 Nougat upgrade being unavailable for your devices, will come as an unexpected surprise. We just hope that Google reconsiders its decision.
Well, Google has not specifically stated that Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 won’t be updated, we simply come to a conclusion based on the list of the devices eligible for the Android 7.1.2 Nougat, where these two have not been mentioned.
Unfortunately, a Google employee has confirmed our conclusion.
The only good thing is that Google might continue to bring in essential security patches for Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 for one single year. This will come as a consolation for most users who use one of this products.
Available Devices For Android 7.1.2 Nougat Update
If you device does find itself among the ones eligible for this update, you should be patient because it will be delivered in a couple of days.
Google has recently announced that the Beta program will also include the Nexus 6P model. This program is supposed to be released soon.
If you are not enrolled in the Beta program you need to register as soon as possible before it is too late, because only then you will receive the beta update over-the-air.