Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo'

Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo'

Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo'

While a few companies have taken the initiative to announce their rollout plans for Android 8.0, there are many more that remain tightlipped. Read on to check if yours makes the cut. Emojipedia has the full list of the almost 2,500 emojis available on Android O. The latest version of Google's mobile software will be rolled out as OTA update in a phased manner. Next in the line are the ex-Google devices - Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and other Nexus devices. If waiting for OTA is not your style, you can download the Android 8.0 Oreo image files, though you will lose all the data in the process. We know HTC has started working on Android Oreo as we were told the HTC U11 would support Bluetooth 5.0 devices once the new Android OS is ready.

OnePlus Android Oreo/8.0 update - OnePlus has also cleared that OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 5 will get the Android O update. Example devices that might roll out with Android 8.0 Oreo, or get the upgrade shortly after they enter the market, are the LG V30 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Users have to wait for the Android 8.0 Oreo to get your device before you can enjoy these features.

Moreover, users who enabled "Allow unknown sources" were still exposed to a benign app offering a bogus security update that in fact installs a malicious app. Google calls these "hostile downloaders" and, according to its 2016 Android security report, they're the second most prevalent threat on the Play Store following Trojans. On the launch of Nokia 8 company claimed that Nokia 8 will be the first phone to receive Android O. So all Android phones of Nokia will get the Android O update.

Here are five features that give Android Oreo a cut above the rest: Picture-in-picture: With Android Oreo's picture-in-picture feature, users can see two apps at once, thus catering to the multi-taskers. Its spokesperson has confirmed that the recently announced BlackBerry KEYone will be getting the Android 8.0 Oreo update. There is no exact date for the release of Android O for other phones, as it varies for every phone.

Not everyone installs Google's developer preview builds for the next version of Android. Once powered up, Autofill on Android Oreo remembers things like logins (with permission) to quickly get users signed into their favorite apps. The smartphone will go on sale in India on September 4 via Amazon India, and run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box.

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