Last month, Google rolled out Android O operating system’s final developer preview, which is the software’s next major version. But, the search engine giant did not reveal when it will be released to the public. However, two reliable sources have leaked the release date of the mobile operating system.

The sources made it known that Google would launch the Android O on August 21, Tech Radar reported. The first source is David Ruddock (Android Police editor), who claimed that the tech company delayed the launch date of Android O for unknown reasons. Nonetheless, the search engine giant is speculated to have been fixing the remaining bugs before the public release.

Android O might be called Oreo

The Android Police editor hit on his Twitter account and posted that the operating system will be launched to Google's Pixel mobile devices on August 21, which would be the same day when the search engine giant will finally unveil the moniker of the operating system. The tech giant has been tight-lipped about the official name for its upcoming operating system, but rumor has it will be dubbed as Oreo. Speculation about the name Oreo was hinted by Google executive, Hiroshi Lockheimer, back in February 2017.

Meanwhile, the second source is the popular tech leaker, Evan Blass. Blass tweeted that Google would roll out the Android O within August, which is most likely on August 21.

With these two sources claiming that the mobile operating system will likely be available on Aug.

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21, this could be the best information regarding the public release of Android O ahead of Google’s official announcement. Unless there will be more issues to delay the launch of Android O further, Android users can now mark their calendars.

Features of the operating system

The Android O will come along with new updates for Android users, such as improved performance, new emojis, and picture in picture playback. There’s been little confirmation of the company’s Android O launch will link with solar eclipse day.

Other things to look forward to in Google’s new mobile operating system include the speed up process of mobile device manufacturers in launching Android updates, new Google Play Services feature, and the ability of Pixel smartphone users to install updates without free space on the memory of the handset.

According to 9to5 Google, Android’s latest version will be available on the search engine giant’s own devices, such as the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Google Pixel C, as well as the Google Pixel and Pixel XL.