Android Oreo Top Features And Major Upgrades You Need To Know

Finally, Google has announced their next software version Android 8.0 named as Android Oreo.Android Oreo is a completely advanced version to Android nougat and it has come up with new exciting features which are very helpful and time-saving to us and Android O makes it easier to find the apps that consume the most battery power. Usually, Facebook or WhatsApp end up on the list.The Android Oreo update rolled out first for the Pixel and Pixel XL, as well as the Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player and Pixel C.

The top 5 features are listed below and one important thing is the user interface hasn’t changed as it is almost similar to Android 7.0

Picture To Picture

This picture to picture is nothing but it this feature allows you to see the two Apps at once like it allows users to continue watching videos on a small virtual screen while you are on other apps, It makes multitasking can make video calls whenever you are on the other app it means you no longer need to pause a video or lose a video call just because you wanted to check something else on your phone and soon there’s gonna be several apps to be supported including YouTube, Netflix, Maps, Duo and more.

Notification Channels and Dots

This feature consists of a dot on the top right corner of the device that tells you that a notification arrived or your notification is pending and by long pressing the app you will get the complete notification details.By this notification dots, it makes you easy to see the notification and it reduces the time.

You can see here the number that is shown on the right-hand-side of the Notifications header section of the notification pop-up.

There you can see a number and that number is increased whenever a new notification arrives, It is like when 4 notifications arrive then it shows you the number 4 on the notification bar and you can tap on app info and allow icon badge and if you doesn’t want this then you can simply disable them.When notification badges are disabled, notifications will still be shown in the status bar

Background limits

Android Oreo helps you to minimize the background apps which you use least by this the battery performance has increased.

The next one is 2x faster what this means with Android Oreo the booting time is reduced and the rebooting is fast on the device.It takes less time restart and getting on to the working mode.


This feature is a really helpful feature that not on reduces the time but also useful in many aspects, What this Autofill does is with your permission autofill remembers your login details to get on to your favorite apps which eventually saves your time.This Autofill feature is very helpful in the cases when you have apps and you need to log in all of them.

Android Oreo Emojis

Oreo brings a fully redesigned set of emojis with 60 new ones and all those are very nice and I am sure you will like them.The newer emojis are closer to the standard circular ones used on most other platforms like iOS and WhatsApp.If you are a big fan of these Emojis the

Pinned Shortcuts and Widgets

Android Oreo takes the ability to customize your home screen even further with pinned shortcuts and widgets. When you long press an app icon, you’ll see distinct buttons that each have a description of what those shortcuts will do when pegged to your home screen.

Google play Protect

Android is obviously a target for most of the hackers so with the help of google protect your device will have most security.It scans your apps to get rid of malicious or dangerous risks or dangerous viruses.This will eventually make your device secured.

it will delete the dangerous app from your handset or tablet.

Cool Icons

From this update, the icons gonna be so cool.This feature allows you to change the shape of your fav app icons and there are different themes and animations.Some Icons may be circular on one Android and some Icons may be Square in shape on another Android and it depends on the manufacturer’s skin.Overall the appearance of the icons will be different for many android devices running Android.

The other remaining updates are the settings menu has changed, advanced protection, increased battery performance.

These are the top features of Android O aka Android Oreo and the update is confirmed for Nexus devices and all google devices, we can’t expect this update gonna hit to all the smartphones, there is another way for updating that is by rooting or flashing your device and I hope this article would be helpful to you and stay tuned for more articles and for any extra information you can go to Android official site click here

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Abdul Salman

Abdulsalman is Tech-Enthusiast and Co-Founder Of TechnoProtocol. I created this Tech Blog with my Co-Founder (Elder Brother) AbuSufiyanGeek who is a Well known Tech Youtuber by his channel name TechnoProtocol. we created this blog to bring you guys some useful and interesting tech articles like Tutorials, Reviews, Tips & Tricks and Many More Related To Technology. we hope you will find some Useful content here

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