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Android O Features Revealed in Developer Preview: Battery Improvements, Background Limits, Icons, Notifications and More

Android O Features Revealed in Developer Preview: Battery Improvements, Background Limits, Icons, Notifications and More

Android
Just like last year with Android N, the Android O developer preview has been released early. This developer preview is meant solely for app developers and device makers, and is arguably very buggy at this point. Android O brings with it background limits, notification channels, standard autofill APIs, picture-in-picture video, adaptive icons, as well as support for multi-display. Google has made the Android O preview images available for compatible devices, namely, the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel C, Pixel, and Pixel XL. For now, no betas or OTA images are available, which means users will have to flash the developer preview onto their devices. Android O features in Developer Preview 1. For now, Android O Developer Preview 1 brings background limits, which means apps running i...