What’s New in Android O? Everything You Need To Know About It

Google has never remained behind when it’s a matter of updates and upgrades. Apple, most valuable technology brand in the world, is the rival. They ought to do it eventually considering the fact that they have to convince the existing customers and gain new faces that are already using the apple smartphones and devices. This is why, Google’s past few years revolutionary updates have been fast and fascinating.

Here is something that will blow your mind (only if you a tech geek). Google has announced to release the Developer Preview of its next Android OS just before its annual Google I/O developer’s conference. Of course, there will no updates on the Android Beta site. The first build is available for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel C, Pixel and Pixel XL, and is not intended for consumer use.

What’s New in Android O

As we know that the final version of Android N was released in August 2016 as Android Nougat, people have been waiting for the next version. In this article, we will be looking at a similar time frame in 2017 for the release of Android O. Every tech geek will now wonder and imagine about: What will the next Android Operating System be called? We have already had Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow and Nougat.

The top contenders are Oreo, Orange, Oatcake and Oh! Henry.

The 11th annual I/O conference will take place between 17 and 19 May 2017 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. The Android O United Kingdom release date: August/September 2017.

The main question: What are the new features coming to Android O? From the authority sources and news that has come up with the facts about Android O, here are some noteworthy points about it that will speak of what we will see in the coming months.


Related Article: 6 Sensational Features to Look in Android Nougat


Notifications in Android O

Good news. Users will now be able to snooze notifications. Woo! The developers can set time limits for notifications to time out.

Multi-display support

The new OS will be able to support multiple displays. It will allow any user to move their activity to from one screen to the next.

Better cached data management

Every app will have a storage space quota for cached data, and when the system needs to free up disk space it will delete data from apps using more than their allocated quota first.

Background limits

In Android Nougat Google introduced the ability to restrict certain app activities in the background, and in Android O it improves on this by placing the priority on extending battery life without user-input.

New / Adaptive icons

Icons in Android O will support visual effects and can be displayed in various shapes on different devices.

Enhanced Auto fill Framework

Users will have to opt in to this service, but will then find it easier to fill in login and credit-card information forms with fewer mistakes and much less repetition.

Connectivity enhancements

Kudos to this new feature. Wi-Fi Aware will allows apps and nearby devices to discover and communicate over Wi-Fi without an internet access point. We’ll also see improved Bluetooth.



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