The phones that did not receive the updates are Google's older Nexus 5X and 6P phones.
Google smartphones including Pixel, Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X can get portrait mode through Camera NX mod
A third-party camera app named Camera NX app brings the feature on these smartphones.
For those who cannot wait for an over-the-air (OTA) Android 8.1 update to arrive, you can download the firmware and install it manually on your Google Pixel or Nexus device.
There are a couple of confirmed devices that are going to be receiving the Android Oreo update in some time.
The new eyeball grabbing feature for the Android O is the picture-in picture video support which will now be available on Chrome.
Google has announced a new beta build for Android with the version number 7.1.2. The upcoming update will be the latest in Google's new incremental maintenance release strategy, where users should frequently get smaller builds of the OS.
Priced at at KRW 396,000 that translates to approximately Rs 23,000, but there is no word on its release outside South Korea.
A number of users on various forums have reported that their Nexus 5X is getting stuck in a reboot loop when they try to upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat.
As with all Google software, the Android 7.0 Nougat OTA is rolling out in batches, so your Nexus device may not get it right away.
Google just release the dates of End-of-Life for its Nexus devices online for everyone to check the update support for their devices.
Samsung to remedy the situation of lackluster Marshmallow adoption by pushing an early release of Android N to its devices.
Google has introduced a limited discount offer for its Nexus 5X in India. On the occasion of Holi, the LG Google Nexus 5X will be available at a discount of Rs 4,000 till March 27 and will only be applicable while purchasing the device online via the Google Play Store.
Recently we heard about the HTC-made Nexus to support 3D Touch display, and now a new report from China reveals that the company may have bagged a three-year exclusive contract to build Google's Nexus devices.
Google on Monday opened its Project Fi mobile phone service to anyone in the United States using its latest model Nexus smartphones. The public launch of Project Fi marked the end of a 10-month, invitation-only test phase and comes as the Internet giant's first foray in being a mobile phone service provider.
During the ongoing Mobile World Congress, an LG spokesperson confirmed that LG has no plans to build a successor to Google's Nexus 5 or Nexus 5X and rather, needs to "focus on its own brand."
The chatter online points out at a report coming from China that claims Google is working with HTC to churn out two new Nexus phones this year.
While Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is a minor update, and not the need of the hour, it is interesting to note how those minor details really matter, especially when your iOS friends are throwing emojis at you that you cannot understand.
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Google's LG-built Nexus 5X has reached our labs and here's our take on it after spending 24 hours with the dainty device.
Looks like, the Nexus 5X with its modular design is also very easy to repair. Not as good as the Nexus 5, but it has managed a score of 7 on 10.