Samsung "accidentally" reveals version number for Android N: Report

Samsung might have "accidentally" released a developer preview of it's upcoming Android N, even though Google is yet to reveal the exact name of the upcoming OS along with the version number.

Samsung might have "accidentally" released a developer preview of it's upcoming Android N, even though Google is yet to reveal the exact name of the upcoming OS along with the version number.

According to a report by SamMobile, this version has been released with Android N(7.0) compatibility,” reads the change history for Samsung MultiWindow SDK 1.3.1. A previous report also pointed out that the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge+, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are all reported to get the Android N update as soon as it releases sometime in mid 2016. Users of Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Edge+ back at home in South Korea will be getting the Android Marshmallow update, followed by rollout across the globe.

The first phone to ship with Android N pre-installed will be the Samsung's Galaxy Note 6, according to Digital Trends. Google surprised developers with an early release of N, which makes it possible for Samsung to release the Note 6 with Android N.

Android N Developer preview is available on a number of devices. The update brings performance optimizations, improvements in accessibility options and changes to Android for Work apps. The preview is available for Nexus Player, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Pixel C and General Mobile 4G. Enrolling for the Android Beta Program allows for users to download the preview versions as OTA updates.

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