Top New Features of Android Oreo 8.0
Like every new Android OS update, there are some new features has been added into Android Oreo 8.0 update so, let’s just have a quick look on some of the new features of Android Oreo.
1- Picture-in-picture Mode
First, comes the Picture-in-picture mode, which will let users perform two different task simultaneously, in other words, users will be able to run two different apps at the same time by resizing and moving an app to small window atop of any other app.
Now with this new features, users will be able to watch YouTube videos while texting on a messaging like WhatsApp and Google Allo. Moreover, Soon users will also be able to create a customisable channel for each type of notification through a feature called “notification channel.”
2- Notification Dots
The Notification Dots feature will let users see the number of new notification or stuff an app has. There is also another new feature called “snoozing” which you will be able to snooze a notification to make them reappear at a later.
3- Improved Boot Speed and Battery Life
According to the company, new Android Oreo will improve smartphone boot speed by 2X by reducing the time it takes from switching on the phone to reaching the home screen. With Android Oreo 8.0 users will get improved battery life on their Android smartphones and faster performance, with Android system minimizing background app activity.
Android Oreo also comes with new fonts and diverse emojis. There’s also “Adaptive icons” for developers, and the system “animates interactions with the icons, and uses them in the launcher, shortcuts, settings, etc.”
There’s also the new Autofill feature, which will auto-fill login credentials for apps where users have granted permission. Additionally, developers of password manager apps can now use the new APIs to make this auto fill option available to users in other apps. “Autofill will roll out fully over the next few weeks as part of an update to Google Play Services.” Google’s Android Developer said in a blog post.
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