Ever transparent HTC has already confirmed the Android 7.0 Nougat update for many of its 2015 and 2016 smartphones, including the HTC 10, HTC One A9 and HTC One M9.
While early predictions have suggested HTC might begin updating devices in October, none of its smartphones have received Android Nougat. Pundits suggest a December update , similar to the HTC One A9 and HTC One M9 that updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow in Dec. 2015.
U.S. carrier T-Mobile also confirmed Android 7.0 Nougat updates for the HTC 10 and the HTC One M9. However, the network has not indicated a timeframe from the update.
Rumors about a smartphone codenamed the HTC Bolt suggest it may be the manufacturer’s first device running Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. The device is expected to be mid-range smartphone featuring a 5.5-inch Quad HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chip 3GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage and a 18-megapixel camera.
There are also murmurs about the HTC 10 successor, possibly called the HTC 11, being the manufacturer’s first flagship to run Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. At this time features for the HTC 11 remain unclear.
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