Android 7.1.1 is now available for Pixel and some Nexus devices
Google’s Nexus devices are finally getting new features that were already included in Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Google has started rolling out Android 7.1.1 to Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Nexus Player, General Mobile 4G (Android One) and Pixel C tablet.
Android 7.1.1 will add new female career-oriented emoji like female astronaut and doctor, circular icons and GIF keyboard to supported apps like Google Allo, Messenger and Hangouts. With this feature users can send images and GIFs, without leaving the messaging apps.
There’s also app shortcuts on home screen, where a long press on an app icon launches shortcuts on compatible apps. This feature is basically Google’s version of Apple’s Force Touch. Security patch for December is also included.
Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are also getting some new features with Android 7.1.1. It brings December update as well as features like double-tap or raise to wake up the phone, that will let users see their lock screen and notification by tapping the display or when the phone is picked up. These features were released in Canada last month.
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