Motorola is rolling-out Android 7.0 Nougat update in its Moto Z and Moto Z Force smartphones this week that will support Google’s DayDream VR platform. With DayDream, users can explore new worlds, attend a sporting event or concert, can enjoy their own personal cinema and much more. Now, you can not only extend the usability of Moto Z & Z Play with Moto Mods but also with DayDream too.
To enjoy DayDream VR platform, users need Google Daydream View (a virtual reality headset and controller), which is available at Verizon, Best Buy and the Google Store in the US.
You can check when your Moto device will get the Android 7.0 Nougat software upgrade at the official Motorola support center .
- Moto G Play (4th Gen)
- Moto X Pure Edition (3rd Gen)
- Moto X Style, Moto X Play & Moto X Force
- Droid Turbo 2, Droid Maxx 2 and Moto Z Droid
- Moto Z Play & Moto Z Play Droid
- Nexus 6.
Excerpts of Android 7.0 Nougat Features
- Emoji : The android have over 1500 emoji including 72 new ones and multi locale language settings.
- Display Size : Not only can you change the size of the text on your device, but the size of the icons and the experience itself.
- VR Mode : With VR mode, you can enjoy incredible adventures in virtual reality, which are coming soon with DayDeam and Daydream-ready phones.
- Work Mode : This new feature allows users to turn off the phone’s work apps when not at your work, making for a balanced work-life balance.
- Just-In-Time (JIT) Compiler: The new JIT compiler improves run-time device performance, reduces the amount of storage space required for apps and makes app and system updates much faster.
- Vulkan™ API: Vulkan API is a real game changer with high-performance 3D graphics. See apps leap to life with sharper graphics and eye candy effects.
- Doze : A smart battery feature, which will help to save battery power even when you’re on the move.
- Data Saver : With this feature, you can limit usage of data in the device. Thus, when “Data Saver” is turned on, apps in the background won’t be able to access cell data.
- Split-Screen Mode : Through this multitasking feature, you can quick switch between apps and run two apps side by side. For instance, you can watch a movie while messaging or reading novel by splitting the screen in two.
- Smart Notifications : There is no need to open an app, you can quick reply to a message directly and can read & see bunch of notifications.
- Security : Android Nougat has added new security and encryption features such as file-based encryption, direct boot, trusted face, scoped folder access, etc.
- Multi-Locale Language Support :The android allows you to select multiple languages preferences from 100 new languages and 25 locales for commonly used languages such as English, Spanish, French and Arabic. This enables Apps to better support and understands your language preferences even if your devices lack official support for it.