Google has finally revealed the latest and greatest version of the world’s most popular mobile OS. Say hello to Android 8.0 Oreo!
So Google has teamed up again with Nestle, the makers of Oreo to carry the name into the latest Android OS. Back in 2013, Google first partnered with Nestle for the name Android 4.4 Kitkat.
Android 8.0 Oreo features
So what has Android Oreo has brought to the table? First is the picture-in-picture in which letting you see two apps at once: it’s like having the power to be in two places at the same time
Another feature is the notification dots which et you tap to see what’s new in your apps — like the important ones you put on your homescreen — and then take action on those notifications quickly.
Android Oreo is now more secure with Google Play Protect built in, security status front and center in settings, and tighter app install controls.
With Android Oreo, you can get started on tasks more quickly than ever with a faster boot speed. Once you’re powered up, Autofill on Android Oreo remembers things like logins (with your permission) to quickly get you into your favorite apps. Plus, support for Android Instant Apps means you can teleport directly into new apps, no installation needed.
Android 8.0 Oreo is coming to the following Android OEMs by the end of the year.
- General Mobile