Google have released the latest version of the Android Mobile Operating system 8.0. Usually Google keeps all the Android OS names with the food names. In the series, Android O (v8.0) named as Oreo. So Definitely it must the brand from Cadbury Oreo Biscuits. Google have already deployed the Android O to Google Pixel devices (First Google Phone by own its brand). It also released its package to AndroidOne series platform.
What’s new in Android O?
Allows you to quickly access from the navigation bar accessibility features, like magnification, and functionality within accessibility services, like Select to Speak.
Accessibility services can optimize the audio experience for users with disabilities.
Developers can now provide a full-bleed square shaped icon and OEMs will mask the icon to ensure intra-device consistency.
Highlights the incoming notification with larger font, highlighted app name and immediate access to actions.
More control over how apps run in the background for better overall system performance.
Limits the frequency of location updates in the background for better overall system health.
Enables applications to render richer visual content with more vibrant colors and subtler gradients. Supports full color management which allows applications to render images in the format and quality they were intended.
Applications no longer need to bundle custom fonts, which helps reduce their size.
Hostile downloader apps can’t operate without permission; users now permit the installation of APKs per-source.
Compatible with all Mopria-certified printers, which make up 97% of printers sold worldwide.
API that allows you to share files across the Internet via web links.
API function for high-performance audio including Native C/C++ audio API.
More granular and consistent control over which notifications can appear and how intrusive they are.
Lets users hide notifications for a period of time, similar to Inbox snoozing.
Pointer capture allows the app to capture all mouse input.
The biggest change to the foundations of Android to date: a modular architecture that makes it easier and faster for hardware makers to deliver Android updates.
Developers can now let the size of their text expand or contract automatically based on the size and characteristics of the TextView, making it much easier to optimize the text size on different screens or with dynamic content.
Support for tooltips (small popup windows with descriptive text) for views and menu items.
Auto-connects you to high quality Wi-Fi and secures it with a VPN back to Google.
Hope above Android O gives great mobile experience to end users.