Today, November 6, Google released new Android 8.1 which is the improved version of the 8.0 (Oreo) so it has come up with more bug fixes and features. After a short interval, the update for the new OS will be roll out. Below we mentioned new highlight features of Android 8.1,
1. Neural Networks API: - If your smartphone have its own AI chip then the API will share the processor load and help you to improve performance.
2. Safer Browsing: - It will help you to prevent bad URLs.
3. Pixel Visual Core: - It is developed for machine learning devices and to improve image quality.
4. Apps are limited to one notification alert.
5. Android 8.1 has fixes for hamburger, beer emojis, and Pixel 2/2 XL audio distortion. It also brings fixes for Nexus 5 not playing audio.
6. The updated OS supports Colors menu (added to display tab) for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Colors menu has three options – Saturated, Boosted and Natural.
7. The fingerprint sensor security has enhanced as well. It will permanently block the fingerprint of anonymous if he tries to attempt device multiple times.
8. AutoFill setting improved to assist you when you want to log in an account.
9. Bluetooth Battery Indicator is added in Quick setting to check the battery usage by the connected devices.
Coming to the next point, Google has also launched the Android Oreo (Go Edition). The Android Oreo (Go Edition) has been developed for the low-end devices. The Go Edition of Oreo will provide its user more RAM space. It has smaller size apps. According to the Google, the Android Oreo (Go Edition) is 15% faster and secure, having more storage and data management features.
Now the low-end devices can get Oreo similar app with the advantage of smooth performance. The pre-installed Google apps redesigned especially for the Android Oreo Go. The list of apps contains YouTube Go, Google Maps Go, Google Go, Google Assistant Go, Gmail Go, and Google Play Store. The 1GB or even 512MB RAM smartphones can get this Go Oreo update. If you have a low Android OS based smartphone then you will get the Android Go Oreo update soon.