Android 8.0 Oreo


Android 8.0 Oreo review: 39 facts and highlights

Android 8.0 Oreo

Why is Android 8.0 Oreo better than the average?

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has battery health check
Android 8.0 Oreo
Advanced battery information is available, such as the remaining capacity and whether it needs to be replaced.
You can easily manage notifications by adjusting your preferences, and you can also turn them off completely for specific apps.
has dark mode
Android 8.0 Oreo
Dark mode (sometimes known as night mode) changes the background user interface (UI) elements to a darker color scheme, with lighter colored text and icons on top.
has AirPlay
Android 8.0 Oreo
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
has dynamic theming
Android 8.0 Oreo
Dynamic theming takes the colors from your wallpaper and uses these to customize the colors of the device’s user interface (UI) and apps that support the feature.
has focus modes
Android 8.0 Oreo
You can set different focus modes, for example when working or driving. Each mode can be customized, allowing you to block notifications from specific apps, filter calls, or automatically reply to messages (iOS only).
Is free and open source
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.
has a built-in HDR mode
Android 8.0 Oreo
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
can offload apps
Android 8.0 Oreo
You can offload apps to free up storage space. This feature removes the data of an app, but keeps the settings intact so that if you reinstall the app at a later time, it will be just how it was before.


blocks cross-site tracking
Android 8.0 Oreo
This setting (in the default browser) allows you to block cross-site tracking cookies and data to help protect your privacy.
can block app tracking
Android 8.0 Oreo
Some apps track your activity even when the app is not in use. This privacy feature allows you to block this tracking, either across all apps or on a per-app basis.
You can enable or disable an app’s access to the camera or microphone on your device. There are also indication icons to show you when an app uses the camera or microphone.
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.
has location privacy options
Android 8.0 Oreo
This privacy feature allows you to share your approximate location with an app instead of your precise location.
has clipboard warnings
Android 8.0 Oreo
This privacy feature alerts you with a small notification when an app copies data from your clipboard.
On-device machine learning is used to recognize people, places, and more in the Photos app. The algorithms run on the device, where this sensitive data is then kept. Competing services upload the photos and perform this on their servers, which requires the sharing of personal data.
has Mail Privacy Protection
Android 8.0 Oreo
Mail Privacy Protection is a feature built into the default email app that blocks senders from using “tracking pixels” to see when you’ve read an email. It also hides your IP address from senders.
has a child lock
Android 8.0 Oreo
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.


The browser has word wrap
Android 8.0 Oreo
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Supports instant markup
Android 8.0 Oreo
Instant markup allows you to easily add notes to PDFs or screenshots using a stylus.
has a serial shot mode
Android 8.0 Oreo
The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.
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