Android 8.0 OREO officially launched on august 21-08-2017 Android 8.0 at an event that took place in the New York City at the time of the US total so
Android 8.0 OREO officially launched on august 21-08-2017 Android 8.0 at an event that took place in the New York City at the time of the US total solar eclipse.
Google had earlier said the the upcoming software update will be much faster, and will bring along a range of several new features, security improvements and big fixes as well. Android Oreo does come with all of them.
The new software – Android O aka Oreo comes with a range of new features, and the key ones are said to be — picture-in-picture and Autofill. Alongside these features, Android O also brings along stronger security protections and speed improvements which are said to “keep you safe and moving at light speed”.
To be eligible for the update, you’ll need to have a Google Pixel,Google Pixel XL,Nexus 6P,Nexus 5X or pixel c
Andriod O Features:
Picture in picture (pip) mode
This is a minor feature, but one that makes multitasking less of a compromise than split-window mode and more of a relaxed experience. In our experience, PiP is in working order and operates as intended when watching a YouTube video.
Faster boot times
While speedy boot times are usually associated with a step-up in hardware. But Google unveiled that Android O will bring those benefits to all phones that run the software
Restricted background activities
This is a power-saving feature that de-prioritizes app functions running in the background, which in turn means that your battery is going to possibly last much longer than it currently does on Android Nougat
Google has introduced strict design guidelines for developers to adhere to that will help to create a unified visual style across more apps.
In addition, these new app icons will animate based on user interaction and…have you seen the animation demo? Look up. It looks awesome.
Boost audio performance
The Samsung Galaxy 8 is the first Android phone to come installed with Bluetooth 5 a technology that will widen the bandwidth and raise the speed limit in the wireless pipeline for your content to travel through and thus, enhance the quality of audio content sent wirelessly between your phone and headphones.
In the developer options, we’re already seeing tons of options for tweaking the bitrate for audio and we expect more advancements to come down the line. This one could be a big deal, especially for those holding out on buying into the best wireless headphones.
There are also new emoji in the form of starstruck, throwing up, fairy, mermaid, giraffe, wizard and even more options.