Reality checkBefore you start imagining the endless possibilities that the Android N Developer Preview would introduce to your Android device, it is worth mentioning the significant hurdle for this said initiative. Note that some of the recently released devices such as the Galaxy S7, the Galaxy S7 Edge and the LG G5 are currently running on heavily skinned versions of Android that basically touch every single aspect, oftentimes even the functionalities of the devices. Even for something that appears as frivolous as the Always On Display feature, is a function that Android OS does not in and of itself support, not to mention the newest Android N Preview. Therefore it seems unlikely that these devices would sacrifice the same functionalities that were initially marketed by their manufacturers to customers, just to be compatible with the build. There is a very particular reason why a Stock setting option is missing on these devices, especially considering that most expert users take every opportunity to redress the TouchWiz UI as well as other softwares they perceive as bloated. What is more of a possibility, assuming Google does go through with these plans, is that Google may allow devices to run the OS, if their Android builds are 'de-skinned'. This would mean that the features offered in a specific Android device would need to visually as 'Stock' as a non-Nexus device can be.
Early ConclusionOnly time will ultimately tell what Google intends to do. In the meantime remember that this entire story is best taken with a heap of salt, as the suspicious code could have been placed on purpose or accidentally.
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June 16th, 2016