You would be surprised that Google is working on the next Android 8.0 update. The next OS Google will plan to roll out after Android Nougat is Android O (maybe “Oreo”). The Android O release date is still unknown but we should get a glimpse of Android O at the Google I/O conference between May 17 and 19 this year. The Beta – Developer preview version has already been launched for Android application development firms.
Android O features:
- Background Limits Results To Longer Battery Life:
Google is working keenly on improving the battery life and performance with its launch of every android versrestrictle will restricts background process limit which includes implicit broadcasts, background services and location updates for any applications.
- Modified Notification Channels:
Android O will offer more control over the customized notification option. A user will able to customized or able to block notification for the individual channels. A user can have detailed control over the notification not just by the app, but also by channel or topic.
- Auto-Fill APIs:
Android O supports with auto-fill APIs. This app can securely store user’s personal information like address, phone number, credit card number, password etc. This feature seems similar to Google Chrome web browser.
This feature included as a part of Android TV in Nougat version now this PIP feature will also be made available with Android O. This feature lets you to run video activity simultaneously by responding to your urgent mail or by replying through any messaging app. The PIP window helps user for multitasking which helps them to be more productive. For more information, Multi-Window Lifecycle.
- Adaptive Icons:
In order to make UI more beautiful, Android O will display icons with different shapes and animated interaction with users from a screen.
Google and Sony come together to enhance the audio experience. Android O will support high-quality Bluetooth audio codec’s by sharing Sony LDAC codec’s which offers high-quality audio call and high-resolution wireless music over Bluetooth headset.
- Keyboard Navigation:
System promises for better keyboard navigation with improved “arrow” and “tab” navigation. This would be helpful for the users as well as developer.
- Enhanced Color Support
The system will support a huge array of color profiles i.e. Adobe RGB, DCI-P3 and Pro Photo RGB.
- Wi-Fi Aware
Android O will add support for Wi-Fi Aware i.e based on the Neighbor Awareness Networking (NAN) specification. Android device with Wi-Fi Aware hardware & app and the nearby device can discover and connect with each other and communicate without any internet access. For more information on how to integrate Wi-Fi Aware into the app, go through Wi-Fi Aware.