Google announces Android O

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Just like last year, the Developer Preview v1 of Android O is now available to flash on a bunch of compatible devices – including the Nexuses of 2015 as well as the Pixel phones.

Let’s see what Android O is all about!

What is Android O? How to get it?

Google says that Android O flashable images will be available soon to Pixel devices and 2015 Nexus devices(Nexus 5X, 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel C, Pixel, and Pixel XL). You can get those flashable images here. But, Google says that this build will be unstable and buggy, which is not suitable for daily use.

What is Android O?  Before, we’ll really get a clear picture of what it’s all about. Most of the changes are under-the-hood stuff which is for developers only. You can read the full blog post here.

The main change in Android O is background limits, which will allow for more great battery life by limiting what services and apps do in the background.

The next change in Android O is Keyboard navigation, Google saying that this will be some kind of ‘prediction’ for arrow and tab navigation.

One of the coolest features of Android O is Animated icons, get ready for some next-gen icon packs from icon devs.

A picture in Picture Video is coming to phone and tablets. There will be support for multi-display to launch activities in remote display. The new API designed to provide low-latency audio. There are many more features like Java 8 APIs, WebView enhancements, Wi-Fi NAN, Telecom Framework. You can read about Android O in detail at official Google Blog post.

Grab Official Android O Stock Wallpaper:

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Source: Android Developers Blog Post

 

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