Google introduced the Android operating system O
Google last night introduced the Android OS O and made available the first version for developers. Not yet known what will eventually be called the system. There is an opinion that the name Oreo, but in the end it may be that this is a test name, and the final will be different.
In the new system we can already detect a lot of innovations and improvements, and by the time of the release of their number will obviously increase. Among the innovations are the following:
- Improved power usage — Android O allocates less resources for apps in the background. In addition, applications in the background will be restricted to consume traffic and GPS data;
- Themes — Android O appears first themes, familiar to all users of third-party launcher. While stated only dark and light themes, but their numbers should increase;
- Autocomplete — the new OS will be a function of the form autocomplete, the usual on Chrome browser;
- Icons — first, developers will have the opportunity to create a responsive icons, and adapts to your color theme or desktop Wallpaper. Secondly, some of the icons will now display the number of unread notifications. This can also be found on some third-party launchers;
- Mode «do Not disturb» — in this mode, the user will be able to disable for 15, 30 or 60 minutes of notification for any particular application;
- Mode «picture in Picture» — this will now appear on all devices. It is possible to change the size of each window;
- Alert — group alert categories. The user has more setting options notify.
From the rest of the support Sony LDAC, color profiles, DCI-P3, AdobeRGB or Pro Photo RGB, support for WebView, Java 8 APIs java.time API, enhanced support for physical keyboards, and additional features to customize the appearance of the status bar and navigation bar.
Install the version for developers is already possible, as the owner of Nexus, 5X, 6P Nexus, Nexus Player, Google Pixel, Pixel XL and Pixel C. the final Release version is scheduled for the third quarter. Probably with new smartphones.