Android O tipped to arrive on August 21

SAN FRANCISCO: The wait for Android O is likely to end on August 21 when Google might unveil what the ‘O’ actually stands for in Android 8, reports said on Monday.

Google had released the very last Android O Developer Preview (version 4) recently and the major software update would start with the Pixel line-up of smartphones.

However, Google has not made it clear whether it will also unveil the Pixel 2 smartphones alongside as well.

“Android O release scheduled for the week of 8/21, ‘most likely on the 21st itself’,” 9to5google quoted famous leakster Evan Blass as saying.

“Android O release scheduled for the week of 8/21, ‘most likely on the 21st itself’,” 9to5google quoted famous leakster Evan Blass as saying.

Update to Android 8.0 is expected to introduce a new picture-in-picture mode, new notification dots to the Operating System (OS), and add improvements to Bluetooth audio playback.

Recently-launched premium smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ and HTC U11 are expected to see the software updates before the end of this year.  ..

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