Google’s Next Android Version codenamed “O” is right around the corner as most of the developers had already tested the developer’s preview and the final version would be released soon.

Though there is no major changes In the System UI, We could see some minor Improvements that is beneficial for day-to-day usage.

New Features added in Android O:-

Notification channels:-

Better control over Notification. In Android O, Users could create a notification channel, Where In we can select different profiles for different app notifications. (Importance, Sound, Lights, Vibration, Show On Lock screen, Over ride do not disturb).
Users can visit Settings or long press a notification to change these behaviors, or even block a notification channel at any time.

Picture-In-Picture Mode:-

Picture-In-Picture mode is the highlighting feature of Android O as this takes the multitasking capability to the next level.
Android O allows activities to launch in picture-in-picture (PIP) mode. PIP is a special type of multi-window mode mostly used for video playback. PIP mode is already available for Android TV; Android O makes the feature available on other Android devices.

Improved Keyboard:-

Better customisation, Fast and responsive, Simple shortcuts, More Emojis.

Smart Selection:-

Quickly select relevant information like Address, Phone number, Email address, Name, and Instantly launches the corresponding Applications. Ex:- Physical Address in Google maps to navigate or Phone number in default dialer to call a person. This saves time by avoiding copy-paste in various apps.

Improved Audio:-

Android O comes with High Quality Bluetooth Audio Codecs which significantly Improves the sound quality while listening music via wireless audio device.

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Adaptive Icons

Better Cache Handling

New Gestures Added

Android O (Oreo) Supported Devices


Google Pixel
Google Pixel XL
Google pixel 2 / Google XL2*
Google Pixel C
Google Nexus Player
Google Nexus 6P
Google Nexus 5X



Samsung Android O

Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note 8*
Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy A3 2017
Samsung Galaxy A7 2017
Samsung Galaxy A8 2017
Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
Samsung Galaxy J7 Max 2017
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro 2017
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
Samsung Galaxy A9 2016
Samsung Galaxy A8 2016
Samsung Galaxy A7 2016
Samsung Galaxy Note FE





Moto G5 Plus
Moto G5
Moto G4 Plus
Moto G4
Moto Z
Moto Z2 Play
Moto Z Play
Moto Z Style
Moto Z Force




LG V30*
LG V20
LG V10
LG Nexus 5X



Huawei Android O

Huawei P10
Huawei P10 lite
Huawei Honor 9
Huawei Y7 Prime
Huawei Nova 2
Huawei Nova 2 Plus
Huawei Honor 8 Pro
Huawei P10 Plus
Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design
Huawei Mate 9
Huawei Mate 9 Pro
Huawei Nexus 6P




Asus Zenfone 4 Max
Asus Zenpad Z8s
Asus Zenfone Go
Asus Zenfone Live
Asus Zenfone 3s Max
Asus Zenfone AR
Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom
Asus Zenfone 3 Max
Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.5
Asus Zenfone 3 Laser
Asus Zenfone 3
Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra
Asus ZenPad Z8s
Asus ZenPad 3s 8.0
Asus ZenPad 3s 10
Asus ZenPad Z10



Lenovo Android O

Lenovo Zuk Edge
Lenovo P2
Lenovo K6
Lenovo K6 Note
Lenovo K6 Power
Lenovo Zuk Z2
Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus
Lenovo Zuk Z2 Pro



Sony Android O

Sony Xperia XZ Premium
Sony Xperia L1
Sony Xperia XZS
Sony Xperia XA1
Sony Xperia XZ
Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra
Sony Xperia XA Ultra
Sony Xperia XA
Sony Xperia XA Ultra
Sony Xperia XA
Sony Xperia X Performance
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium
Sony Xperia Z5
Sony Xperia X
Sony Xperia X Compact



HTC Android O

HTC U Ultra
HTC U Play
HTC Desire 10 Pro
HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle
HTC 10 Evo
HTC 10



Nokia Android O

Nokia 3
Nokia 5
Nokia 6
Nokia 8*



Xiaomi Android O


Xiaomi Mi 6
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5*
Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2*
Xiaomi Mi 5s
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Xiaomi Mi Max
Xiaomi Mi Max 2
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Note 2
Xiaomi Mi Mix
Xiaomi Mi 5X



Oneplus Android O

OnePlus 5
OnePlus 3T
OnePlus 3



Vivo Android O

VIVO X9 Plus



OPPO Android O

OPPO F3 Plus
OPPO R11 Plus




Each Android version is named after a dessert as android devices make our lives so sweet. However, Android O’s Easter egg in fourth developer’s preview is a floating Octopus. Isn’t that surprising?
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