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Tuesday 22 August 2017

Android O is Officially Called Android Oreo: Check Out All The Features

Google has just reveal it latest android version, dubbed Android Oreo. with lot of rumors and speculations that have been making rounds on the internet when the company reveal the first letter 'O' some months back.

Many folks called it different names, some of the names were Omeon, Onipo among others, However, Google has just put a stop with all those guess by revealing the name as "Android Oreo. Without doubt Oreo comes packed with lot of cool features.

Android Oreo Features

Various developers editions and Google I/O announcements have already reveal the major features of Android Oreo. Some of the major Android Oreo features are highlighted below:

Android Oreo

  • Notifications Channels
  • Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode
  • LDAC Bluetooth audio codec support
  • Adaptive icons
  • Notification Dots for icons
  • Smart text selection
  • New Autofill APIs
  • WiFi Aware support to improve communication with nearby WiFi devices.
Android O also ships with more security features, including remote location, locking and wiping with Find My Device, and Google Play Protect, which scans for, detects and automatically deletes malicious apps on a daily basis.

When Is Android 8 Oreo Rolling Out?

Well, according to Google, android Oreo will be rolling out in phases soon, first on Google own devices like Pixel, Pixel XL, then to other devices like HTC, Samsung, Tecno, Infinix etc. However, if your smartphone brand uses a custom user interface, your chances of getting the update begin to drop drastically.

What are your thoughts, If you were to guess the name, what would you have called it? use the comment box below.

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