It’s official: Android N is Nougat
After crowdsourcing names for the next mobile operating system name, Google has officially announced the sweet treat to complement its upcoming N software, and it’s not Nutella as many had expected.
In a post over at the official Android OS Google+ page, the Alphabet subsidiary has officially taken the wraps off Nougat as its official name. In case you didn’t know, Nougat is defined as a family of confections made with sugar or honey, roasted nuts, whipped egg whites, and sometimes chopped candied fruit. The consistency of nougat is chewy, and it is used in a variety of candy bars and chocolates.
That leaves all speculations with the name, but one thing’s for sure: we’re set to see the new Android OS version landing later this year, with Nexus devices getting it ahead of everyone else.
Android Nougat will bring in visual tweaks to Material design as well as new features such as multi-window mode and seamless updates.