Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo'

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24 August, 2017

Now that Google has made the Android 8.0 Oreo official, you might be wondering when your phone will get the update, if it ever will. Oreo is Google's second brand collaboration after KitKat and is quite a popular cookie in many markets.

NFC: Another issue that users are reporting is that the Android Oreo developer preview updates are having a hard time when it comes to NFC - it just won't turn on.

Android O is here and it's named Oreo, but only a small number of users would already have the latest version of the OS on your phone. This operating system will roll out in many devices all over the world.

"Android Oreo" features a new picture-in-picture mode, new notification dots to the Operating System (OS) and improvements to Bluetooth audio playback, Google's Android website posted in a blog on Tuesday.

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Boot up speeds are now faster, while changes to how apps work in the background should deliver a noticeable uptick in battery life. Following the Solar Eclipse earlier the name was revealed during a live stream & this is not the very first time that Google has partnered with some other brand for naming any Android Version. Once powered up, Autofill on Android Oreo remembers things like logins (with permission) to quickly get users signed into their favorite apps.

When launching the ZenFone 4 and ZenFone 4 Pro, Asus announced it will release Android Oreo update for the smartphones in this year's ZenFone 4 series as well as last year's ZenFone 3 series. Samsung Galaxy S8 will get Android 8 update, Samsung Galaxy S8+ and S7 will also get Android 8 update. As in the past, HTC wants to be ahead by announcing that it is going to release Android O for its latest premium flagship phones such as the HTC U11, U Ultra, and HTC 10.

Android 8.0 to the Android Open Source Project. Provided your phone gets it. There is no exact date for the release of Android O for other phones, as it varies for every phone. There is a high chance that there are a lot of Android devices missing from this list, so don't be disheartened if you don't see your phone listed. Though, the Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZs, Xperia XZ, Xpera X Compact, Xperia XA1 Ultra, and Xperia XA1 seem to be standing ahead in the line for getting Android 8.0 Oreo update from Sony.

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