Android O – also known as Android 8.0 – has finally been launched, with the big update expected to become available to download today.
Google Pixel and Pixel XL owners will be the first ones to be able to download and update to the latest version of Android.
The newest version of Google’s hugely-successful mobile operating system is landing after months in beta testing.
Google will be unveiling the final version of Android O.According to rumors the new Android name will be Android Oreo or Android Oatmeal Cookie.
An official blog post will also be going live at 7.50pm BST today outlining more information on Android O.
But ahead of the launch, Google have issued a summary of all the big features coming to the latest version of the popular mobile OS.
Here, innov8 rounds up all everything you need to know about big update.
Android O – New features, instant apps, notifications dots
• Picture-in-picture lets you text, browse the web and read emails while watching a YouTube video.
• Android Instant Apps gives you access to apps without having to download them.
• Press the notification dots to quickly see what’s new.And easily clear them by swiping away.
• With your permission, Autofill remembers your logins to quickly.And get you into your favourite apps.
Android O – Security improvements, battery boost, speed upgrade
• Security: Android O is more secure than ever with Google Play Protect, along with your device’s Security status built into Settings front and centre:
– Google Play Protect detects and remove harmful apps. It scans more than 50 billion apps on 2 billion devices a day.
– Find My Device makes it easy to remote locate, lock, or wipe on your device.
– New app install controls and enhanced privacy protections. Also improved security against potentially harmful apps.
*Google play protect is included for all lates versions of Android after 4.2(Android O)
• Speed: Android O allow users to access thier favourite apps quickly. Which is Up to twice as fast on Pixel, in fact.
• More battery: By limiting the background of activity of less-used apps Android O lets you spend more time on what’s most important. Whether you’re talking, playing, working or streaming, you can feel confident about keeping your battery strong.