The Android Oreo update that came after the Android Nougat update has given a hit to the many flagships phone of various companies and is still left to hit many phones as well. Though, the Android Oreo update is no longer the latest update as the Android Pie update is the latest one, still many people are waiting for the update due to its excellent features.
Let us have a look at the highlights of the update which is considered very crucial according to the Android app development companies.
Android 8.0 and 8.1 Oreo feature highlights
The Oreo update from Android focuses primarily on efficiency and speed. For example, Google Pixel’s phones have seen boot times cut in half with the Oreo update. The background activity that is draining your battery and data plan has been restricted in this Oreo update.
There are new notification dots on the application icons that offer a very colorful reminder for checking the updates. Android Oreo 8.1 update has been launched on very few devices and the Google Pixel is one of them.
Mostly high-end, high-profile phones have the Oreo update in it. The recent high-end phones even have the Android 9.0 i.e. Pie update in it which is the latest Android version.
If you are having the Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel XL, Pixel c, Nexus 5X or the Nexus 6P, you will be among the first to get the Oreo update and you might get the Android 8.1 update as well and can even jump to Android Pie if you are on a Pixel phone.
Some of the other phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, LG G6, LG V30, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, Nokia 8 and more will now run on the Oreo update as well.
The jump to 8.1 from 8.0 is not a big update but it is set to improve the performance on devices having 1 GB of RAM or less. It will also add a new Neural Networks API for accelerating the on-device machine intelligence. If you are using the Pixel 2, it will improve the quality of the HDR photography as well. As per the report of one Android App Development company, the Android 8.1 update will allow the users to see the speed of the public Wi-Fi.
If you are not seeing your current phone in the list, then there is no need to worry as Google has confirmed that the Oreo update will be hitting more devices in the future.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus and S8 have also been updated to the Android Oreo update. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is also having this update in it. Most versions of Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge should also have the Android 8.0 update. The road-map of Samsung says that the low-end and mid-range phones will get the Android Oreo in either late 2018 or early 2019.
The Android 8.1 update is having new emojis, multi-window, picture-in-picture mode and UI tweaks in it. Google Play Protect which was added to the Android phones with the Oreo update gets better with the new upgrades.
So, this was all that you want to know about the Android 8 update. The Android app development companies say that this update is very beneficial for the phone so get it downloaded as soon as you get it for your phone.
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