Google’s latest operating system, Android O will be revealed and shown to the public on August 21st at 2:40 PM ET via a live streamed event from New York City. The launch is just around the corner. In a few more days, we should hopefully have some important information on Google Android O.
Android O (which is the 8th version of Android) is currently in its fourth developer preview, being initially launched in March. At the event, we’re expecting Google to show off the traditional snack-themed codename for the OS, which will reveal what the “O” in “Android O” stands for. OTA Updates should be available shortly after launch for the Google Pixel and Pixel XL handsets with updates for other devices following in the near future.
We had a good idea that the August 21st was an important date, this is the first official confirmation from Google. However, we don’t know yet if there will be an official release or just an announcement.
Android O brings a heap of new features such as new, updatable emojis, a faster startup time, a whole new settings app and a ton of security enhancements including the “Google Play Protect” anti-malware branding.
With the countdown to the event, Google has also included links to the NASA Livestream, to have a good time before the event.
Latest Updates About Android O on Twitter
— Hiroshi Lockheimer (@lockheimer) August 19, 2017
— Android (@Android) August 18, 2017
Google Android O Update 1:
Based on the filename for a video Google recently posted via Google+ (GoogleOreo_Teaser_0817_noDroids (1).mp4), we can expect the next release of Android to be given the name Oreo.
Google Android O Update 2:
Google has replaced the post with the video, because of the attention it has received. Now it’s been renamed to “Octopus Teaser.mp4” in a new post. It is possible that the previous name, ‘Oreo’ was a mistake. We will find out on the 21st of August.