Android Nougat update being tested for Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in Australia

Three of Samsung’s devices viz Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will soon receive an OS upgrade in Australia as the Android 7.0 Nougat testing for these devices have commenced in the sunshine country on two carriers namely Vodafone and Optus.

Vodafone Australia has updated its software support page to reveal that currently it is testing the Nougat update for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge units while the testing for Galaxy Note 5 has been scheduled which means that the third device will soon join the list of S6 and S6 Edge.

On the other hand, Optus carrier too has updated its software update page which shows that testing for the Nougat update of Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge has commenced on the carrier. However, it seems like the Optus Galaxy Note 5 will need to wait for some time to get a slot in the software update page.

Read: Galaxy Note 5 Nougat Update / Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge update

As is the usual norm, once the Nougat testing is successfully completed on the mentioned devices by the two carriers, both will start rolling out a stable build of Android 7.0 Nougat to the tested handsets. This means that, users of Galaxy Note 5, S6 and S6 Edge on Vodafone Australia as well Optus S6 and S6 Edge will very soon receive the Nougat OS on their devices and with it will get to taste enhanced features.

Notably, the US carriers have already bumped up the software on their locked Galaxy Note 5 units to Nougat while the unlocked Note 5 variants got upgraded to the new OS two months back. The case is similar with Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge units which started receiving Nougat update in March.

Read: Galaxy S6 Nougat / Galaxy S6 Nougat update issues and fixes

Source: Vodafone Australia / Optus

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