Google (at its 2017 I/O conference) announced its Android O software operating update. While the search-giant introduced multiple developer previews of its latest update on several occasions, the company did not mention exactly when the upgrade will be available. There have been several reports (mention a few here) suggesting that Google is planning to introduce the Android O update later this month. Now, according to the latest leak, the software operating system is going to be available for Android on August 21.

Reports regarding the launch

According to TechRadar, prolific leaker, Evan Blass of Android Police. He recently took to his official Twitter account, to make the announcement.

According to the announcement made by him, Google is planning on introducing the latest Android O operating system available for use on August 21St. The search-giant usually prefers to debut its latest update on its smartphones first. For example, some time last year, the company made the Android Nougat operating system available for use on Nexus and Pixel-branded smartphones first, then later distributed it in other non Google-branded smartphones. However, it appears like this might change this year. There were several reports in the recent past that claimed that the Android O update might end up appearing in the upcoming Nokia 8 and 9 high-end smartphones. Apart from this, there are many other speculations, suggesting that Sony might introduce the latest Android O update in the list of its flagship devices as well.

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However, none of the above-given information had been given any confirmation as of yet.

The company's upcoming devices

Google is expected to introduce its 2017 flagship smartphones, Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 sometime in October or November this year. If Google does end up choosing to debut its OS with its Google-branded smartphones – then it doesn’t seem like the operating system will probably come towards the end of this year. As far as the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 smartphones are concerned, the devices are expected to come along packing a similar design as what its predecessors – Pixel and Pixel XL equipped. The smartphones will probably be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 system-on-chip as well. Apart from this, the smartphones might also carry the wireless charging technology alongside the same. The devices are further rumored to sport a 12-megapixel rear sensor along with a 7-megapixel front shooter as well. However, none of the above-given information has been confirmed by the company as of yet.