Introduction to Android Oreo

Introduction to Android Oreo

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Android 8.0 Oreo is the most recent version of Android accessible from Google. Android oreo available for the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel C and both smartphones. The Sony Xperia XZ1 is the first device available with oreo pre-installed. The second,considered beta quality, was released May 17, 2017. The third developer preview was released on June 8, 2017 and offered a finalized version of the API. On July 24, 2017, a fourth developer preview was released which included the final system behaviors and the latest bug fixes and optimizations.

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Android Oreo offers numerous new features important to Xamarin.  It brings a ton of great features such as picture-in-picture, autofill, integrated Instant Apps, Google Play Protect, faster boot time, and much more.

Notifications can be snoozed, and clumped into point based gatherings known as “channels”.Android Oreo contains coordinated help for picture-in-picture modes.Adding a custom ringtone, caution or notice sound is simplified.

The “Settings” application includes another outline, with a white template and deeper categorization of different settings. Android TV includes another launcher. Google asserts speedier startup times from a powered off state, and enhanced battery life by limiting background activity for infrequently used apps.

Android Oreo Features

Android 8.0 Oreo focuses on creating fluid experiences that make Android even more powerful and easy to use, such as:

Picture-in-picture

User’s can manage two tasks simultaneously on any screen.

Autofill framework

It helps user to set up a new device and synchronize their passwords.

Notification dots

It will  spread the reach of notifications and the new way to surface activity in your apps.

System optimizations

It will help apps to run faster and smoother.

Complementary Android Vitals dashboards and IDE profilers

User can see their data using play console on the mobile phone. Also, can find new performance.

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Background limits

Limitations for background location and wifi scan. These boundaries prevent overuse of battery and memory.

Java 8 language API and runtime optimizations

Android support several new java language APIs including new java. Android runtime faster than before

Web view enhancements 

You can enable web view multiprocess mode by default.

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Colors for apps 

You can load bitmaps with an embedded wide color.

Shortcut pinning

You can add pin shortcuts and widgets to launcher within the app. This option is the new one and specialized activity to help users.

Adaptive icons

You can create adaptive icons in different shapes based on device manufacturer.

Downloadable fonts and emoji 

You can get updated emojis and enjoy with it.

Autosizing textview

This is the help to automatically fill textview with text, regardless of amount and you can create text size.

Fonts in XML

You can use fonts in XML layouts and define families in XML.

Android Oreo Issues

There are multiple Bluetooth connectivity issues that were not present in previous releases.
Android Oreo may use mobile data even if Wi-Fi is enabled.

Supported Device

Android 8.0 oreo update will be available for pixel devices and nexus devices shortly. Such as, Google pixel, google pixel XL, google pixel 2, google pixel C, google nexus player, google nexus 5, google nexus 4, google nexus 3 and Samsung galaxy S series, J series and LG, Huawei, Motorola and etc.

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