Android Oreo Os: New Features & Updates

Android Oreo 8.0 the sweetest new treat has been launched by Google after the sandwich cookie. It is available for selected devices and is Google’s super popular operating system for smartphones.

Android Oreo is the eighth version of Google’s operating system and it has primarily focused on efficiency and speed. Oreo limits the app from running in background which lets user to perform multiple tasks at once. The software’s most significant improvement turns out to be one Android user won’t experience immediately.


Let’s dig a little deeper

in term of feature highlights, Android Oreo 8.0 first and foremost concentrated on performance speed and efficiency. Oreo helps in minimizing background activity in the apps that are used least. With 2X the boot speed while powering you can get on with your desired task more swiftly. You can multitask and do two things at once. Oreo allows you to perform two apps at once with the help of picture-in-picture mode.

You can access more apps by fewer taps, the notification dots makes it quick and easy to see what needs your attention immediately and swiping away the rest. Introducing notification channels which allow you to create a user-customizable channel for the notification that you want to be displayed.

The Autofill Framework is time saver where users don’t have to put account, credit card info over and over again. The communication between the app and autofill service is managed by the Autofill Framework.

Fonts can now be use as resources in XML as fonts are assembled in R file and will be accessible in the system as a resource automatically. The adaptive launcher icon demonstrates selection of shapes across different smartphone devices.

Google Play Protect helps your smartphone device and data safe from other mischievous apps that you haven’t even installed yet. The newly added feature for Wi-Fi Aware is centered on the Neighbor Awareness Networking (NAN) requirement. The devices which carry Wi-Fi Aware hardware can communicate over Wi-Fi without the Internet on apps and nearby devices.

Over 60 new emoji is being introduced and is replacing the gumdrop emoji style with new rounder face icons for Android Oreo. There are many new interesting emoji in the form of fairy, mermaid, star struck and many more options.

Thanks to Android Oreo the audio quality is going to get boost with the support of LDAC, Sony’s hires Bluetooth audio codec. This will result in various options to tweak bitrate for audio and more advancement to come.


Other Feature

Now with Android Oreo you don’t have to install the app that you don’t use often. Your web browser can use the apps without installing them providing you the instant apps.

When Can We Download Oreo?

Owners of Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel, Pixel C, Nexus 6P or Nexus 5X have Android Oreo and might now is able to update it to Android Oreo 8.1. The jump to 8.1 is not a big update, devices with 1 GB of RAM performance is improved with the new update. Not all the android phones confirmed to get the update as it gets quite challenging to run on several of gadgets. OnePlus 5, Nokia 8, Samsung Galaxy S8 features Oreo 8.0. This has always impacted Android and Google is committed towards more resources to find a solution.

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