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The next Android version, could it really be an Android Oreo?

The next Android version, could it really be an Android Oreo?

by Bon Francisco Talampas, Jr.August 20, 2017

Android Oreo?

Google revealed that Android O will be “touching down” on August 21st at 2:40 PM ET in a livestreamed event from New York City.

Android Oreo isn’t a sure thing just yet, but there have seen several signs during Google IO that it’ll be named with the world’s favorite cookie. In recent update, the video file attached to a Google+ post announcing the newly announced Android O eclipse teaser for the August 21 event somehow revealed that Android O will be called Android Oreo, look:

/source: Androidpolice

Anyway, here are some of the top features that the new Android OS will offer:

  • New notification channel, which offers the ability to have group notifications from apps
  • Picture in Picture (PiP) it works like how videos minimize on YouTube app when we search for other videos while watching one.
  • Adaptive icons allow better customization with the UI, Android O will let users create icons, which are displayed in different shapes on the screen.
  • Background Usage Limits, reducing the background data usage and increasing battery life
  • Better Audio and Connectivity, high-quality Bluetooth audio codecs – the LDAC codec, Android O’s AAudio technology, which is designed for apps that demand high-performance, low-latency audio.
  • Faster boot time
  • Smart text selection
  • New Emojis
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About The Author
Bon Francisco Talampas, Jr.
Bon Talampas, Jr. is a computer engineer, a former member of a technical team that supports a leading health care company. Prior to his stint abroad, he worked as an IT specialist and a university lecturer. Bon also holds an MBA. And aside from being a computer geek and DOTA fanatic, he spends most of his idle hours in blogging and photography. You can also read more about him at