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What will Android O be called?

Google Android operating systems are always named after sweet treats, and in alphabetical order. So far we've had Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow and Nougat. The latest OS update is almost certainly going to be called Oreo, following a fairly large slip-up on Google+ that was captured by Android Police. It originally uploaded a teaser that included Oreo in the file name, but upon realising its error replaced it with one containing the name Octopus.  Despite also teasing us with an octopus easter egg in the latest public beta(go to to Settings, About Phone and tap Android version multiple times), Google's ownHiroshi Lockheimer has previously posted several Twitter teasers hinting at the name Oreo, and it's the clear favourite

Google Android O: Top features, release date, device compatibility, and more

Google is set to release the next version of Android, currently known as Android O, on August 21. The release date of Android O will coincide with the total solar eclipse. Google plans to have a live stream from New York, which will start at 2.40 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is around 12.10 AM for India. While the next version is known as Android O, but that’s not the name of the software. It’s been widely speculated that Android O will be officially called Oreo. Some even suggests that Google might call the next version of Android as Octopus. So yes, there’s still a lot of confusion about the final name.

At this year’s I/O talked a lot about Android O, so we already know a lot of features coming up in the final version. The new update will bring better battery life, enhanced security features, Picture in Picture (PiP) mode, improved notifications, better audio quality, and much more. Here’s everything you need to know about Android O.


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