Android 7.1.2 has come in form of version Beta. It is the latest update of firmware from the official operating system of the company. But it is also the first version that leaves aside the 6 Nexus and Nexus 9, which means that it is the end of the road for these mobile. What is the future now for the 9 Nexus and Nexus 6?
The future of the 9 Nexus and Nexus 6
While still are devices of high quality, and more taking in has that not is have released large tablets after the Nexus 9, and that the Nexus 6 continues being a mobile only due to its large screen of 6 inches, it certain is that were devices that already wore quite time in the market. So it was normal that at some point they stop receive firmware updates. Regarding Android 7.1.2, it must be said that that will not be a big problem, because in itself do not have a lot of new features. But if it emphasizes the fact that this is the end of the road for the tablet and mobile. Will continue to receive updates official, but only with improvements of security, by what not will come new functions to the Nexus 9 and to the Nexus 6 officially.
No Android 4.1.2, it is time to Custom ROMs
However, it must take into account that all Nexus devices stand out for something, and is by having a large community of developers behind them. Is by that that the fact of that the Nexus 9 and the Nexus 6 not receive update to Android 4.1.2 officially not is something especially relevant. And we will be able to install across a large number of different firmwares, as it might be the same Lineage OS.
Indeed, if you have a Nexus not is rare that is because you have interested in the world of the Custom ROM. If until now you’ve still had the official firmware because you wanted to have the latest updates, now you know that they will not come for these devices, but you can still have them updates via Custom ROM as it is the case with OS Lineage. Is the end of the road official for the Nexus 9 and the Nexus 6, but the home of the road if you begin to install others firmwares, that added even options with regard to the software original.
The article the future of the Nexus 6 and 9 Nexus after Android 7.1.2 was published in AndroidAyuda.