Android 8.0 (Oreo): Features, Review and Updates

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Android 8.0

Android operating system which is the biggest mobile OS in use worldwide is about to get another updated version. it was first released on March 21, 2017 on its alpha stage development and finally went public in August 2017. Android 8.0 Oreo is as extensive a variant of Android as there has at any point been, and it is as steady, highlight rich and utilitarian as ever. While at first glance it might need stupendous visual changes, what lies underneath is stacked with ease of use upgrades and clean.

Android 8.0 Oreo features is as far reaching a form of Android as there has at any point been, and it is as steady, include rich and utilitarian as ever. While at first glance it might need excellent visual changes, the Settings menu is the most evident place to begin, as it has been additionally refined from what we saw a year ago. Most remarkably, the Settings menu in Oreo has been enormously diminished in measure from past variants of Android, with significantly all the more settling of choices under bigger classifications. For instance, Network and Internet covers everything under that umbrella: Wi-Fi, hotspot and tethering,  mobile network, data usage and airplane mode.

Android 8.0 settings menuThe Settings menu in Oreo has been reduced in size, meaning that significantly all the similar options will be under bigger categories. This means that some summary you get under classifications will be replaced with with smaller options but this will not be in case for  ‘battery and storage’.

The Quick Settings menu act distinctively in Android 8.0. We’re presently back to two touch focuses for specific tiles, which are again indicated with drop-down bolts alongside the content depiction.

This is something Google presented in Android 5.1, evacuated in 7.0, and has now reestablished. It appears like Google at last nailed Quick Settings tiles in 8.0, however.

The board is presently really steady: every symbol is dependably a flip switch, each portrayal with a bolt will open a board, long-squeezing anything will open the most important settings page.

The notification layout design is outwardly recognized. Google is empowering the best level of notification, “Major Ongoing” warnings, to have brilliantly hued foundations that influence them to emerge from the typical white notice card. Google has explored different avenues regarding this in the past with Google Maps’ brilliant green route notice, yet now this is an official plan proposal.

The champion expansion here is the new “as of now playing media” warnings, which all get consequently hued in light of the collection workmanship.

Obviously this works with Google Play Music, yet since this is a framework level change to the Notification.MediaStyle part, any application notice with media controls will consequently be colorized in view of the collection craftsmanship, unless the engineer particularly quits.

This implies it additionally works with YouTube, SoundCloud, Pandora, Spotify, Pocket Casts, and even Chrome, which will snatch hues from the favicon of a site.

Picture-in-Picture mode (PiP) is one of Android 8.0’s lead highlights, beforehand accessible on Android TV, however not versatile. Basically for video players and applications in which you watch content like Chrome, PiP gives you a chance to continue watching what you’re doing in a little coasting window while generally approaching your Android business – it’s similar to a freestyle video rendition of split-screen, which additionally returns in Android 8.0.
Bluetooth 5 another very much advanced component of Android 8.0. Offering such alluring advantages as twofold the data throughput over short separations or fourfold the range with less throughput, Bluetooth 5 is a major ordeal.
Google seems to have a major breakthrough in this new Oreo release, Android and tech lovers will definitely want to have an experience of this new update.

Android 8.0 Oreo update list

The following smartphones will be authoritatively accepting Android 8.0 Oreo update
  • HTC 10 
  • HTC One M9
  • Nexus 6P
  • Nexus 5X
  • Nexus Player
  • Google Pixel XL
  • Google Pixel
  • Google Pixel C
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge 
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus 
  • LG G5
  • LG V10 
  • Xperia XA1
  • Xperia XA1 Ultra
  • Xperia Touch
  • Xperia XA1 Plus
  • Xperia X
  • Xperia X Performance
  • Xperia XZ
  • Xperia X Compact
  • Xperia XZ Premium
  • Xperia XZs
  • Moto G5S Plus – unlocked
  • Moto G5 Plus – unlocked
  • Moto G5 – unlocked
  • Moto Z2 Force – AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon
  • Moto Z2 Play – Verizon, unlocked
  • Moto Z Force – Verizon
  • Moto Z – Verizon, unlocked
  • Moto Z Play – Verizon, unlocked
  • Moto X4
  • Huawei P9
  • Huawei P9 Plus
  • Huawei P9 Lite 
  • Essential
  • One Plus

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  1. Nice article and really informative. Thanks for sharing.

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