No news on what the N will stand for yet! My money is on Nutella, others have spotted the initials NYC in the code which has been translated to New York Cheescake. We probably won’t know for sure until Google announce the name at the upcoming Google I/O conference later in the year.
Which Nexus devices are due to get the upgrade?
So far we know it will be:
Unfortunately it’s not looking good for older models although test images for the Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 5 have been spotted in the Google code repositories. This means that they are at least testing the upgrade but they have not released developer images so at this time the chance of an official update for these models is looking slim.
Here’s a summary of what’s new in Android N from the Android Developers: