13 Key Features Of Latest Android 8 Oreo (Android O)

Google has finally unveiled the new Android 8 Oreo also called Android O. Android 8 comes with new impressive features, faster, smarter and more powerful than any of the previous versions of the mobile platform. So this post is all about the features of Android 8 Oreo you should look out for.
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According to Google, Android 8 Oreo will be available for devices from Essential, General Mobile, HMD Global, Huawei, HTC, Kyocera, LG, Motorola, Samsung, Sharp, and Sony by the end of this year either from launch or via OTA updates.


1. Background limits: Android Oreo helps minimize background activity in the apps you use least, it's the super power you can't even see.

2. Autofill: With your permission, Autofill remembers your logins to get you into your favorite apps at supersonic speed.
Picture-in-Picture: Allows you to see two apps at once, it's like having super strength and laser vision.

3. Notification Dots: Press the notification dots to quickly see what's new, and easily clear them by swiping away.

4. Android Instant Apps: Teleport directly into new apps right from your browser, no installation needed.

5. Google Play Protect: Working to keep your device and data safe from misbehaving apps by scanning over 50 billion apps per day, even the ones you haven't installed yet!

6. Emoji: Share the feels with a fully redesigned emoji set, including over 60 new emoji.

7. Project Treble: The biggest change to the foundations of Android to date: a modular architecture that makes it easier and faster for hardware makers to deliver Android updates.

8 Notification categories: - More granular and consistent control over which notifications can appear and how intrusive they are.

9. Notification snoozing: Lets users hide notifications for a period of time, similar to Inbox snoozing.

10. Picture-In-Picture: This feature enables you to continue viewing your video on any screen. Much the same as when you are viewing a youtube video you can limit the video and go to another screen. In Android O, you'll simply press the home button and the video contracts into a mobile window. The video continues playing while you open up others applications, or do the other thing the device.

SEE ALSO... List of Smartphones That Will Get Android 8.0 Oreo Update

11. Smart Text Selection: Copying a telephone number, email address or expression doesn't generally work superbly, and you invest energy wriggling with the selection bars in the correct place. This feature simplifies the activities that require copy - pasting. The OS would now be able to perceive which application is best for the chose series of characters you're working with. Another illustration included having the capacity to feature a telephone number and pop directly into the dialer.
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12. Battery Saver: Android O accompanies a programmed utmost to limit application running on background. This it will keep certain applications from running down your battery and hoarding all your memory. The framework will likewise streak an identification that tells you something's running out of sight, similar to a tracker.

13. Redesigned UI: There aren't an excessive number of changes from the Android 7.0 (Nougat) at the same time, in this beta update, new elements and little changes in the Android UI are noticeable.

These are the features of latest Android 8. What do you think?


  1. Wow this is so fast. 8 Version the Same year with Verizon 7 if am not mistaken. Well it great but I think no much change sha.

  2. Thanks for this wonderful update cos it's coming timely.

    The features are so tempting and i can't wait to lay my hand on a device running the Android 8.

  3. amazing feautures, keep it coming... Wizy i must confess am addicted to this site, if i dont check for latest update from this site is like something is incomplete in myday. After facebook, wizytechs before others.

  4. I'm anxious to get my handheld on Android OS. As for number 7 I hope it will make tecno to start pushing updates fast to their devices.

  5. Oreo OS, another one from Google! With all this information, this new OS got a lot to offer. The most interesting part is, you don’t have to install a particular app before using the app, that is amazing. The sad thing is that, this new OS won’t be released for every phones, one need to go and purchase a compatible phone for it to enjoy.

  6. Amazing features,Extra sharp.
    Thanks oga wizy cuz ur site and ur updates had made me to become wiser in terns of technology.
    Remain bless

    1. I'm equally more enlightened as the result of always reading updates from the site.

  7. This version will be awesome...
    Can't wait to own it....

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  9. It is at times like this one that I wish I own a Google smartphone – a Nexus or Pixel. The allure of quick software updates!

  10. Hmmm just when you are about to make the leap from lollipop to Nougat, Out comes Oreo. It is well.