This video shows Android-x86 7.1 (Android 7.1.2 Nougat) installation to hard disk on PC using Oracle VirtualBox step by step. This tutorial is also helpful to install Android 7.1 Nougat on physical computer or laptop hardware.
1- Create Virtual Machine on Oracle VirtualBox
2- Start Android-x86 7.1 (Android 7.1.2 Nougat) Installation on PC
3- Android-x86 7.1 Short Review
What is Android?
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android's user interface is mainly based on direct manipulation, using touch gestures that loosely correspond to real-world actions. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android's user interface is mainly based on direct manipulation, using touch gestures that loosely correspond to real-world actions.
Android Website: https://www.android.com/
What is Android-x86?
The Android X86 project ports the open-source version of the Android mobile operating system for computers and tablets, rather than RISC-based ARM chips. The project began as a series of patches to the Android source code to enable Android to run on various netbooks and ultra-mobile PCs.
Android-x86 Website: http://www.android-x86.org/
Download Android-x86 7.1 ISO: https://www.fosshub.com/Android-x86.html
Android-x86 7.1 (Android 7.1.2 Nougat) New Features and Improvements
Android-x86 7.1 is ready to bring the latest Nougat experience to your PC. Android-x86 7.1 is based on the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat release and ships pre-loaded with GAPPS, a package that lets users access most of Google's services, such as Google Play Services and Google Play store. This release also included Aptoide app manager, Play Games 3.9.08, YouTube 12.14.56, Spotify 188.8.131.520 and SnapTube 4.3.0. Additionally, the latest Android Nougat fork includes File Manager 184.108.40.2065, HD Camera Ultra 2.3.1, Firefox 54.0, Rotation Control Pro 1.1.9, Gmail 7.6.4 and Google Maps 9.50.2. The key features include:
- Support both 32-bit and 64-bit kernel and userspace
- Support more new devices and peripherals via the latest LTS kernel 4.9.31
- Support hardware accelerated codecs on devices with Intel G45 & HD graphics family
- Support OpenGL ES 3.x hardware acceleration for Intel/AMD/Nvidia, VMware and QEMU (virgl) by Mesa 17.1.2
- Support OpenGL ES 3.0 via software rendering for other GPUs or no GPU devices
- Support secure booting from UEFI and installing to UEFI disk
- A text based GUI installer
- Support Multi-touch, Audio, Wifi, Bluetooth, Sensors, Camera and Ethernet (DHCP only)
- Auto-mount external usb drive and sdcard
- Support foreign archs (arm / arm64) apps via the native bridge mechanism
The new build has been tested on a range of devices from Acer, Dell, Asus, HP, Lenovo, Samsung, Panasonic, Toshiba and Fujitsu laptops. Also, you can even install it on desktop workstations.
Android-x86 Minimum System Requirements
Android X86 has been tested with six different systems and manufacturers. The system has installation files configured for ASUS-brand laptops and EeePCs, as well as the Dell Inspiron Mini Duo Tablet PC. The rest of the tested computers are actually tablets, including the Lenovo ThinkPad x61, the ViewSonic ViewPad 10, the Samsung Q1U and the Viliv S5. Even if your computer is one that has not been tested, you can still try out Android X86. The Android X86 developers recommend choosing a release closest to your system, or creating a target based on instructions on the Android X86 website.
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