Smartphones with Snapdragon 800/801 SoC will not receive the official Android versions 7.0 of Qualcomm

The Android operating system 7.0 Nougat is now available for some smartphones, including the Nexus devices. As always, the new version will be a matter of slow.

If the new data is correct, the owners of smartphones based on Snapdragon SoC 800/801, can not rely on the ability to install Android Nougat. The thing in the API Vulkan.

It is reported that Qualcomm has decided not to release the video drivers for the above mentioned single-chip systems. And without them, due to the introduction of the new API in the OS, expect Android 7.0 for the respective smartphones are not worth it.

It could be said that both the SoC is too old, but, first, their capacity is enough for most tasks, and secondly, based on such popular smartphones like Nexus 5, Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, LG G2/G3 and other. However, the Network can already find Android version 7.0 for the Nexus 5, but until they become unstable and incomplete, so it is unclear whether owners of smartphones to expect at least unofficial ports of the new OS.



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