Google brings Android Oreo official

Google brings Android Oreo official

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Google has the latest version of its mobile operating system has been officially released and a final name. Android O is now called Android Oreo.

That made the techgigant Monday night known during a presentation.

Oreo was already quite some time available as a trial version, intended for appontwikkelaars to their applications. The official version is initially only available for Googles recent Nexus and Pixel devices. The two Pixel models from last year are in the Netherlands never officially released.

In a later stage, Android is Oreo also for devices of other smartphonefabrikanten be rolled out. They have the so-called shell which, on their own smartphones to provide first to adjust to the new version of Android. This process would with Oreo or faster, according to Google, because it is the underlying architecture of Android is adjusted to the manufacturers to make life easier.


These four new features it brings Google Android O

The new Android version should be in terms of new functionality, especially on the background improvements to the operating system, particularly in the area of safety and speed. To rogue software added Google also a virus scanner on Android, Google Play, Protect called.

In addition, the battery usage of apps running in the background reduced. Also show apps with notifications now, a scoop like on iOS and Android supports Oreo so-called ” picture-in-picture. This allows the image of an app are reduced, and in a corner of the screen to be set while another app is active.

Earlier it was announced that Android users in version 8 to have more control about their notifications. Notifications from apps in the new version to share in different channels, and each channel is set or the phone makes a sound, vibrates or does nothing.

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