Android “O” is the codename of an upcoming release of the Android mobile operating system. It was first released as an alpha quality developer preview on March 21, 2017. Another main reason for it being cool is the introduction of background limiting to ensure more battery life.Android O shall limit the running of the applications in the background with the help of tweaking implicit broadcasts, location update and background services.
Here are some Cool new exciting features in Android O
#1. Introduction of notification channels
This update gives you the facility to receive group notifications in one app. The notification channels in this app shall show you notifications of various social media apps. In this way you do not have to run all the apps to get updates and this in turn shall save the juice of your battery.
#2. Snooze notification
In case you miss some important message. You can now snooze it and the message shall later appear on your lock screen again after 15, 20 or 60 minutes.
#3. Adding shortcuts on the lock screen
The default shortcuts on the lock screen are the microphone, the Google assistant and the rear camera. With these you can add any and every app’s shortcut on the lock screen including the front camera.
#4. Picture on picture support
This is been another trend setting development in Android O. you can now watch a video and reply to your friend by allowing thr video to run in the foreground. That is videos can run in the foreground along with other apps.
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#5. Use of HiFi audio streaming
Over Bluetooth and LDAC, HiFi audio streaming can now be done. Also you can now connect to other devices without using internet with Wi-Fi which has been made more aware.
#6. Introduction of keyboard shortcuts
Proving a better support for Devs and Webviews, the keyboard’s navigation support has been improved in Android O. You can feel the difference if you use an Android Tablet or surf in Google Chrome through your phone.
#7. Adaptive icons
These icons are introduced so that the consistency of the UIs is maintained through all the companies making Android smartphones.