It’s time for the next Android update. Yes. The Android 8.0 is here. Not just that Google in its launch Android event, announced that Android O (Android 8.0) would be called Android Oreo, named after the popular tea-time snack.
New Features of Android Oreo
It feels good to see lot many utility features coming natively with this version of Android. Thanks to the team at Google. Now you can have fewer utility apps installed without getting a hit on your productivity.
It allows you to do two tasks at a time. Works best when you are in a video call and may be a web meeting, you could do another task without having to miss anything.
New Notification Dots
Now the App icons will have a dot whenever you have an unread notification from that app. Not just that, you could read them and clear notification without having to open the notification drawer with a long press.
This is one of the features we liked. It can remember your logins if you grant the permission. Autofill lets you log in to your favourite apps super fast.
2X Boot Speed
As per official claim, the Boot Speed with the Android Oreo update has doubled in comparison with Android Nougat.
Android Instant Apps
With the evolution of PWA (Progressive Web Apps), it is now possible to use any compatible website be used as an app on Android without an installation.
Google Play Protect
The security feature that scans for the misbehaving apps and alerts you to keep your phone and data in it secure.
New Fonts and Diverse Emojis
Android Oreo comes with new font set and as well as a new set of emojis to express your words better.
Background Activity Limits
Android Oreo helps minimise background activity in the apps you use least by default
Notification Categories & Snoozing:
With this feature, you can group the type of notifications into categories and set the custom alert types like notification light colour and tone. Also, the notifications can be snoozed to reappear on your notification drawer sometime later.
Improved Battery Life
Every version of Android has more optimised battery usage. Like wise Android Oreo too will improve the battery life.
Read more on the Android Oreo Changes, New Features & Devices here