Android O is now actually being called as Android Oreo. Android Oreo previously being just code named as Android O was first announced back in March. It was in Preview for all these months so that developers could actually test their apps on the new platform.
Google made the announcement with the livestream that actually simultaneously went along with the Solar Eclipse. This is not the first time google is actually partnering with a well known Brand , Google previously had Android Kitkat for the 4.4 Version. There also been speculations that Android themed Oreo Cookies being possible to the Public.
The New version of Android will have major improvements with the Battery and security. Google Play Protect will scan and warn if you have any malware apps inside your phone. Android Oreo also have more controls and scheduling with the Notifications. There are some new set of emojis and refreshed new look for the old ones too.
Google will let you be in video calls or watch a video either in YouTube, Vimeo, dailymotion or Facebook Giant Library of User Published videos Anywhere while using other apps in your phone or tablet with its Picture in Picture Feature.
Now Android is compatible with Mopria-certified printers, which is 97% of the Printers sold all over the world. With the help of Project Treble , Now the Hardware makers can easily update the Android devices to latest updates thanks for its modular architecture.
The Wi-Fi Assistant connects you to high quality open WiFi and Secures your connection with Google VPN. Now the Google pixel devices boot up twice faster with the Android Oreo update.The new Update will also help in minimizing the background activity which helps in better power management.
Android Oreo Release date:
Android Oreo will first be available on Google devices, including the Pixel and Nexus Devices. The OTA has already started rolling out to many Pixel Devices.
Android is very slow at rolling out device updates because of the number of manufacturers, phone carriers and other third party companies. But With Project Treble, Google will solve the future of Android Updates by bringing a unique and adaptable Android Hardware which easily updates itself without much forking with the Linux Kernel.