New factory images are now available

If you own a Nexus phone or tablet, and don't like to wait for the OTA release, you can now download the latest factory image from Google and flash it yourself. The update is still Android 6.0.1, but carries a different version number depending which phone or tablet you are using. This time around, you'll see version numbers MMB29P, MMB29S, MMB29O and MMB29T. Included in this release is the latest set of security enhancements for January, which include a number of patches.

The update is available for:

  • Nexus 5X
  • Nexus 6P
  • Nexus 6
  • Nexus 5
  • Nexus Player
  • Nexus 7
  • Nexus 9

So, if you prefer to flash for yourself, you can grab the download for your phone or tablet from the link below. Not sure how to update yourself? Be sure to check out our guide for more information.

Source: Google