What’s new in Android Oreo — Learn in a few seconds

This is a quick post on what’s new on Android Oreo

For Users

  • You’ll see new colorful categorized notifications
  • You’ll see a notification dot on the app icons (how you see on Samsung or iOS?)
  • Some apps can show up in a small window — called Picture in Picture — Like they do in Youtube app already?
  • Wow, you can download fonts and use them on your phone.

For Developers

Developers take note of following new or enhanced features in API level 26 (Android 8)

  • Fonts in XML instead of resource folder
  • Auto resizing TextView
  • Enhanced WebView APi
  • Color Management for apps
  • Adaptive icons
  • Multi-Screen support for your apps
  • Pinning shortcuts within apps and more

These are just the highlights I thought I’d share with you.

 

You can read more details here, especially developers.

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