Great news for Google Android lovers, as the latest version of the OS, is expected to be launched on Monday (August 21). Android O is supposed to be Android 8.
Top Features of New OS Android O, Launching on Monday
Initially, the Android operating system will launch for Google Pixel and Nexus smartphones, and after a few days, it will launch for other devices too.
The first version of Android O will arrive for smartphones like Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel, and Pixel XL phones, the Pixel C tablet, and the Nexus Player Android TV set-top box.
Here Are The Top 7 Features of The Android O,
Background Limits, ensures there are automatic limits on apps running in the background. This feature will enable the smartphone users to save a lot of battery.
Picture on Picture
This is a refreshing change on Android. Under this new feature, users will be able to use certain apps over other apps. So, you will be able to watch a video even while making notes or chatting with someone. All you need to do is select apps to run in the PiP mode.
Users will be able to create adaptive icons which will ensure better integration with the device interface. The adaptive icons defined by, the icons will be displayed in various shapes,
Change in Notifications
This feature creates new application categories for notifications. Under this new feature on Android O, users will be able to block or change how the channels function individually. There will be no need to manage every app notification together. The new OS has also added new visuals and groups for the notifications.
Wireless Audio Sound
Wireless audio, Android O supports high-quality Bluetooth audio codecs such as LDAC codec, which will give audio a boost.
Android O has introduced better keyboard support for better navigation between applications. The company in its blog said that it is “focused on building a more reliable, predictable model for ‘arrow’ and ‘tab’ navigation” for users.”
The new feature will give the display screens a wider range of colors. With wide color gamut (WCG) support, the smartphones will see apps more colors and expressions. Videos and pictures will also get sharper and crisper.
The list above contains the most interesting new features on the Google Android O. However, Google has also introduced other smaller new features, and details about them can be found on the Android Developer’s blog.
Watch the Android O Developer’s preview: