As expected Google has today released the official factory images of Nexus and Pixel devices onto their website.
With the factory images, one can restore his/her phone to factory settings. It is very helpful when someone has bricked his phone. If someone who has installed custom recovery in his phone, it helps him return to stock. It also helps if the Nexus or Pixel smartphone is rooted by the user. Many of us try to root our device and install some custom ROMs, this is the file we need to get back to original.
The latest factory images come with Android Nougat 7.1.1 out of the new. The latest factory images for Google Pixel and Pixel XL bring modem version as NMF26V. For Nexus 6P, the firmware version is N4F26J. Similarly for the Nexus Player it comes as NMF26R. The LTE variant of Nexus 9 gets firmware version as NMF26F. On the other hand, the Wi-Fi only model of Nexus 9 has been updated to firmware version N4F26M.