Android 8.0 Oreo Operating System Now Official, Starts Rollout to Devices

Android 8.0 now got its full name and has starts rolling out to devices. It’s Android 8.0 Oreo and was launched to celebrate the eclipse day when the Moon slowly crept its way across the Sun.

For the past few months, a few Developer Previews and Public betas went out. Amazingly, the rumored actually turned out to be what Google chose to call its latest operating system.

The software update will be uploaded by Google engineer to Open Source Project, today. The software update will be available for Nexus and Pixel devices and the final build will be available for those on the Android beta program too.

Google says devices from Huawei, Essential, General Mobile, HMD Global, HTC, Kyocera, LG, Motorola, Samsung, Sharp, and Sony to either be launched with or be upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo. Even the BlackBerry Keyone is officially said to receive the update but the date has not been confirmed.

Moreover, Android 8.0 Oreo comes with picture-in-picture support, notification dots, fully redesigned emoji including over 60 ones, faster boot speed, autofill system-wide, Android instant app support, Google play protect built-in, and limits to background overuse of battery by apps.

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