Android N Developer Preview first update rolled out

Soon after rolling out its surprise Android N preview, the company is ready with the first update for the pre-release build.

Soon after rolling out its surprise Android N preview, the Google is ready with its first update for the pre-release build.

So, a Nexus device owner enrolled in the company's Android Beta Program will start receiving an over-the-air update. The update is roughly around 26MB. Besides the OTA, the update is also available in the form of downloadable images.

The new update is said to be coming as build number NCP56W for the Nexus 5X and 6P, build number NCP56X for the Nexus 9, and build number NCP56R for the Nexus Player. You will find the updated images for download here. Going by the reports, there are many bugs that need to be fixed, but the company hasn't specified any particular changes.

However, Android Developer Advocate Ian Lake writes in a Google+ post that the update will address some performance issues. Meanwhile, the guessing game for the next Android iteration continues. However, by now, we know, Google’s team is referring it to as ‘New York Cheesecake’ internally.

Some of the highlights of the Android N are split-screening multitasking, spruced up notifications such as Direct Reply, Quick settings, reduced RAM usage and more. Take a look at some of the key features here.


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