Android 7.1 Beta coming soon for Nexus Handsets

Owners of the LG Nexus 5X, Huawei Nexus 6P and the Google Nexus 9, it’s time to get excited. The Beta version of Android 7.1 is launching for your device.  Android 7.1 is an incremental maintenance release of Android Nougat. It includes the productivity, security, and performance of Android 7.0, along with a variety of optimizations and bug fixes, features, and new APIs (API level 25).

Android 7.1 for nexus

Simply sign up for the Android Beta Program and you’ll be able to access to the beta for Android 7.1.1. The final version will add support for the Google Nexus 6 and the Nexus Player.

New features include fingerprint gesture supports and changes to the notification bar.

However, there are a huge list of Anroid 7.1 features that remain exclusive to the Google Pixel and Pixel XL devices, including:

  • Pixel Launcher
  • Google Assistant
  • Unlimited original quality photo/video backup to Google Photos
  • Smart Storage
  • Phone/Chat support (new support tab in settings), screen-share functionality



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