With the release of Google Pixel and Pixel XL, it is time to bid farewell to the Nexus brand that has been the soul of Android. While the Nexus name may no longer be Google’s flagship, it won’t be forgotten just yet, as the Nougat update for Nexus 9 shows.Staying true to their promise of bringing Android 7.0 to the older devices of Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, the smartphone started receiving the OTA update a week ago. The latest OTA update is out for both LTE and Wi-Fi only variants for the HTC-manufactured tablet.The Nougat update for Nexus 9 brings up the build number of the device to NRD90R, along with the September security patch. While the security level of Nexus 9 is currently on September 6, the Nexus 6 has already been updated to the latest security patch dated October 5.Nexus 9 tablet users who have been eagerly waiting for the Nougat update for Nexus 9 can expect the OTA notification to reach soon. You can also head over to the page – Nexus Files for Developers to get the OTA Images for Android 7.0.0 for Nexus 9.Are you among the Nexus 9 tablet owners who are now eligible to download and use Android 7.0 Nougat? Do let us know your thoughts and opinion on how well Nougat works with the now-extinct Nexus branded tablet.
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool