HTC Nexus handsets will have two partitions for seamless update

Thomas Wellburn
August 23, 2016

According to a Twitter leak, the new HTC Nexus Sailfish and Marlin devices will include dual partitions for ‘seamless updates’.

Popular XDA and Twitter leaker LlabTooFeR has a pretty solid track record for HTC rumours and this latest one seems to ring true. We’ve been hearing for quite a while that the new Android 7.0 Nougat operating system would feature ‘seamless updating’ and now it seems all but confirmed.

Android 7 seamless update possible on new HTC Nexus handsets


Twitter leaker LlabTooFeR has uncovered some interesting code revealing ‘system_a’ and ‘system_b’. This clearly shows that the new operating system will feature two partitions, which will operating system updates to be installed in the background.

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Source: XDA Developers

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