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Android Oreo : The new Android OS updates & features

by TechMobi Desk
Android Oreo

As the name suggests here in this article we would be discussing about Android Oreo.

Google’s Android Oreo has already been succeeded by Android Pie the newest available stable version. But former has much larger presence as compared to the latter. But Oreo is still not available in all devices and regions across the world.

Below we are sharing some smartphones that have Android Oreo update and others that are expected to ship out with the same.

Android 8.0 and 8.1 Oreo features highlights

Android 8.0 has prime focus on speed and efficiency. Google’s Pixel devices have seen boot times cut in half post Android 8.0 update. Same performance boost happens at other devices too that were tested. Disturbing background activity that drains the battery and data plan have been dealt with. It offers PIP mode for multi tasking while using Youtube, Google Maps and Hangouts all appearing in a small corner window post minimisation.

Android 8.1 is available on fewer devices but mostly concentrated on Pixel devices. AR stickers inject more fun into the stock camera app.

The Pixel 2 exclusive Visual Core gives better images with HDR+ functionality.

Where can you download Android Oreo

As already mentioned, it is available on most handsets now. Most of the high end and high profile phones are running it since past few years.

Essential Phone was the first phone to get Android Oreo update and also the first one to get Android Pie update.

  • Google Pixel 2
  • Google Pixel 2 XL
  • Google Pixel
  • Google Pixel XL
  • Pixel C
  • Nexus 6P or
  • Nexus 5x
  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  • LG G6
  • LG V30 and
  • Nokia 8

All the above devices are the first ones to get Android Oreo and Pie Updates.

All the updates are meant to improve performance on devices that have 1GB or less RAM alongside adding a new Neural Networks API to improve on-device machine intelligence.

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