The 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 in its alpha stage of development and finally went public in August 2017. Android 8.0 Oreo is as extensive a variant of Android as there has ever been, and it is as steady, highlight-rich, and utilitarian as ever. While at first glance, it might need stupendous visual changes, what lies beneath 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, rich, and utilitarian as ever. While at first glance, it might need excellent visual changes, the Settings menu is the most obvious 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 more settled choices under bigger classifications. For instance, Network and Internet covers everything under that umbrella: Wi-Fi, hotspot, tethering, mobile network, data usage, and airplane mode.
The Settings menu in Oreo has been reduced in size, meaning that all the similar options will be under bigger categories. This means that some summary you get under classifications will be replaced with smaller options, but this will not be the case for “battery and storage”.
The Quick Settings menu acts 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 introduced in Android 5.1, evacuated in 7.0, and has now reestablished. It appears like Google has finally nailed Quick Settings tiles in 8.0, however.
The board is presently really steady: every symbol is dependably a flip switch, each representation with a bolt will open a board, and long-squeezing anything will open the most important settings page.
The notification layout design is outwardly recognized. Google is empowering the highest 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.
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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, since this is a framework level change to the notification. If the application notice with media controls is colorized in view of the collection craftsmanship, unless the engineer particularly quits.
This implies it also works with YouTube, SoundCloud, Pandora, Spotify, Pocket Casts, and even Chrome, which will snatch hues from the favicon of a site.
Android 8.0 Oreo update list
- 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
- One Plus