Google I/O 2017: Android O Beta is Official

By | May 18, 2017


Google’s Annual Conference, Google I/O 2017 is live now and we can see a number of announcements from the giant. Today, Sundar Pichai reveals that they have crossed over 2 Billion Android users worldwide which is a huge milestone. This year’s Google I/O brings a whole new Android O which is unleashed with its Beta version is now officially available to download with its developer’s preview. 





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In the Google I/O, Google has announced the successor of the current Android OS i.e. Nougat with Android O which is currently for the developers with its beta version. Google will soon unleash this update for its existing Nexus and Pixel devices and after that the update will be available for all the newly released smartphones.



The new Android O brings a number of features such as picture-in-picture, notification channels and improved keyboard navigation announced in the conference. Along with this, the new feature is Smart Text Selection which is a machine learning feature that allows users to select and copy/ pasting words smartly. The feature will also gives you a option to directly navigate through Google Maps once you select some text. Alongside, they have also announced Google Go and we will talk about it later.

Currently, they have not spoken anything else about this new Android O Operating System. The official words will be revealed once the Android O will be officially announced with its final build for all the other Android smartphones. The Android O will offers multiprocess mode which comes by default on Android O. This feature will enhance the flexibility and usage while exploring the world wide web. They have also added Vitals feature to improve the efficiency of battery.