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Android 5.1 Lollipop

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Android 8.0 Oreo

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24 facts in comparison

Android 5.1 Lollipop vs Android 8.0 Oreo

Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo

Why is Android 5.1 Lollipop better than Android 8.0 Oreo?

Why is Android 8.0 Oreo better than Android 5.1 Lollipop?

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General info

1.Is free and open source
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
2.The browser has word wrap
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
3.Supports widgets
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
4.has a search browser
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.
5. more languages supported

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The number of languages in which the operating system is available. Operating systems with a broader range of supported languages provide an intuitive interface for users around the world.

Updates

1.can be updated over-the-air
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
2.has free syncing OTA
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.

Features

1.can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
2.allows taking a screenshot of your phone's screen
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
A screenshot feature enables you to capture an image of your device's active screen. Most platforms offer built-in options for taking screenshots.
3.Has customizable notifications
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
You can easily manage notifications by adjusting your preferences, and you can also turn them off completely for specific apps.
4.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
5.Tracks the current position of a mobile device
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
The OS has a feature for tracking the position of a mobile device. This feature is particularly useful if your phone gets stolen or if you lose it.
6.supports video chat
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
With video chat, also known as videotelephony, you can make audio and video calls from your device, enjoying a more natural interaction, similar to in-person meetings.

Miscellaneous

1.Has offline voice recognition
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
2.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.
3.Supports Java
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
Java is an object-oriented programming language designed to enable application developers to run Java code on all compatible platforms without the need to recompile the code.
4.is a multi-user system
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.
5.Has sharing intents
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 8.0 Oreo
If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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