Google will start distributing Android 8 this summer

Posted June 09, 2017

Google could push out Android O before Apple releases iOS 11, and new Pixel phone might come packed with the new operating system in mid-August.

The gist of it is pretty simple.

Turns out, Android 8.0 is the way to go. "After that, we can't guarantee continued support". A bit earlier than Nexuses / Nougat previous year. It must be noted that the Android O Beta was compatible with the Nexus 5, Nexus 6P and Pixel C. You'll see that it contains OTA binary files that will offer you the possibility to update your Pixel and Nexus devices.

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To download the latest build for your respective device, visit these links: Factory Images and OTA Files. All developer previews were marked simple as "O" under Android version, with the assumption that Android O may not be as large of an overhaul as one would assume. If reports are to be believed then the smartphones will get the update by the first or the second week of August.

The eighth iteration of Google's mobile OS, Android O is set to be the most technically capable version yet, packed to the gunnels with new features created to squeeze the maximum performance out of your device.

He makes it clear that this information comes from a source he deems reliable, but admits that release dates are always likely to change.

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With the Beta Program now in full swing, there are two ways in which you can apply this latest update.

Have you installed Android O Dev Preview 3? Fluid Experiences and Vitals and Project Treble - all coming to Android soon - are pushed forward with the release of this version of Android right here. The update is also supposed to work on your battery life, stability and security.

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