Google now rolling out Android 7.1.1 update for Nexus 6 again

Google’s Nexus line up was discontinued in favour of the new Pixel series. But that doesn’t mean Google is ditching their legacy. Google decided today; to again update the Motorola made Nexus 6 to Android Nougat 7.1.1. After the buggy Nougat, 7.1.1 update that it provided the device earlier, it was later downgraded to 7.0 in march.

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After several reports and complaints about the buggy, the update was made. Google forced the Nexus 6 users to downgrade to 7.0. But now the days of Android 7.0 is over as the new update is rolling out weighing in at 369.9 MB over the air.

Moreover, you need to be on the most recent build of Android 7.0 to successfully install the latest 7.1.1 update; Which is being rolled out now. The new update hopefully fixes all the previously reported bugs. Providing a seamless experience that everyone expects from Google. Furthermore, the users from Dubai have already indicated that they are receiving the update.

The Nexus 6 is almost three years old now and still receiving updates as well as security patches regularly; this is worth noting that the device has aged very well. The handset was launched back in November 2014, featuring Motorola’s one of the best design languages yet.

Along with top of line specs such as the good old and still powerful Snapdragon 805 Quad-core chip clocked at 2.7Ghz. It came with 3GB RAM, 32GB/64GB Rom, 3340 mAh battery, 13 mp camera with ring flash and OIS. A massive 5.96-inch Super AMOLED Quad-HD display. The device retailed for around $699 but you can now pick one for less than $300.

Akshay Mhatre is a Tech Journalist who likes to keep up with the latest from the tech world. He has worked at many popular news portals like BGR and TechRadar before joining TheLeaker as a News writer and journalist. A writer by day and a VFX artist by night. In his free time, he also likes to make motion graphics and concept art. You can find him on Instagram @akshayrazr_95 and contact him on akshaymhatre[@]

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