100points

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

98points

Android 8.0 Oreo

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow vs Android 8.0 Oreo

Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo
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98
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Why is Android 6.0 Marshmallow better than Android 8.0 Oreo?

Why is Android 8.0 Oreo better than Android 6.0 Marshmallow?

Key features and highlights

General info

1.Is free and open source
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
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.Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo
3.Supports widgets
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
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.The browser has word wrap
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

5.has a search browser
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

Updates

1.can be updated over-the-air
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo

It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer

2.has free syncing OTA
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo

All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.

Features

1.can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo

With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.

2.Has customizable notifications
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo

You can easily manage notifications by adjusting your preferences, and you can also turn them off completely for specific apps.

3.You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo
4.Supports video chat
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo
5.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo

The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

6.Can create panoramas in-camera
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

Miscellaneous

1.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo
2.OpenGL version

3.1

3.1

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Android 8.0 Oreo

3.1

3.Supports Java
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo
4.Has offline voice recognition
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
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.

5.Is a multi-user system
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo
6.Has sharing intents
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
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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