Google is all set with yet another tasty treat for the Android smart phone users. The Android Oreo has been in use in the beta form for quite some time and now it is ready for use. Adding to the long list of the desserts offered by Android Oreo has now joined the list followed by Nougat, Marshmallow, Lollipop, and KitKat. Every new version of Android offers better, faster, more security features and this one is no different.
Wanna know what’s new in this version of Android? The blog has compiled some of the noteworthy features of the version that the users, as well as the developers, will certainly love. Check them out. Enhanced battery
Enhanced battery life
The newest version of Android has figured out a solution for the biggest woe of smartphone users. This version offers a number of perk up to enhance the battery life of the phone. The boot speed of starting a task is two times the speed that is offered by the current version. Not just this, it minimizes the background activity in the apps that are rarely used. This is one functionality that can’t be seen by the user. Google blocks those apps to perform a certain task from running in the background.It even restricts background services, implicit broadcast as well as location based updates when the app isn’t working.
While Andriod 8.0 Oreo regulates the app tasks running in the background and blocks the unnecessary tasks, it even allows you to use two apps at once. The super strength and laser version, the smartphone users can now enjoy the feature of PIP, that is, picture in picture. You can now view the videos without any interruption and can operate other important tasks simultaneously. Taking the user experience to the next level, the latest version of Android allows you to perform more than one task at a time.
Auto-fill at supersonic speed
This is a pleasant feature in terms of mobile application development. With so many apps and online accounts, the users usually face the remembering the login details. This was one of the worries for the online businesses. The entire process of recovering the password was annoying for the users and this would cost some conversions to the eCommerce businesses and led to a few abandoned carts. This version offers the feature of auto fill framework that fills the login details of the user automatically just like the desktop websites. It takes the permission of the users before offering this feature of auto-fill. Users need to select the Autofill framework only then they will be able to use this feature in new and existing apps.
The users can now access the apps with fewer taps. The app users can access the notification and new updates just by clicking on the ‘Dot’. It can later be cleared by swiping them away. The users can now preview the notification prior to entering the app. Along with this, this version of Android allows the user to classify notification into custom channels. Moreover, the alerts can be updated from the entire channel. You can snooze the notification to set it to respond at the time that suits you. In case you miss the notification, you can even see the same in the app.
Better security features
Along with the enhanced user experience, this version even offers better security feature. It scans 50 billion apps per day, even those apps that are not being used or haven’t been installed. This ensures the security of the device and the data. Along with this, it even increases the Play Store security. Removing the apps that are harmful automatically, the developers and users will be even notified if any security risk is found.
Improved UI and connectivity
As mentioned in the above point, the latest version offers all new user experience with at par user interface. The powerful and easy to use version is more focused on creating an elegant experience for the Android phone users. The Wi-Fi connectivity feature, the users can chat with each other using supported hardware without even an internet connection or Hotspot. With the aim of providing long battery life to the handheld devices, this version offers an all new Bluetooth Low-Energy 5.0 standard support. It even identifies user’s behaviors and learns quickly to make the smart sharing feature more effective. This feature permits the OS to assume a photo context and select the best app that suits it. Above all, this version offers a feature that makes it possible for users to find, lock as well as wipe their mobile device in case it is missing or stolen.
Express your emotions in a better way
Along with a better hands on the emerging technologies, this version even allows you to express your emotions in a better way. There are a set new of emojis introduced for the smart phone users. You will get more than 60 new emojis to choose from. The existing blobs are redesigned and can be used with new color support. You can even change and animate the shape of the icons.
Along with the above-mentioned features Android 8.0 Oreo even offer accessibility features such as magnification, Select to speak and others. All these functionalities can be accessed from the navigation bar. The larger font of the incoming notification along with highlighted app name and prompt call-to-action are some of the other benefits that will enhance the user experience to the fullest. Make full use of the new features and optimize your websites and apps for next generation technologies.