Google traditionally introduces newer Android systems each year. Millions of Android users depend upon the Software Update with hopes of improving their smartphone experience and staying up-to-date with the advancing technology. The company recently confirmed that their 2017 software update will be officially called Android Oreo. The firm made its developer previews available since the 2017 I/O conference concluded. The update is initially available on Google-branded smartphones, including Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and Pixel C. According to a report by Tech Radar, Android Oreo comes with a lot of exciting features, which will improve the user experience with an extra layer of security.

Picture-in-Picture mode

Apple already has this feature, and it was high time Google got it too. As the name suggests, this allows users to operate two tabs at the same time. For example, one can check emails while watching a video on YouTube, at the same time. This may come across as a minor update, but it is beneficial when one wants to indulge in multitasking. Google is also going to bring speedier booting times with its Android O update.

Power-saving feature

Google has upgraded its power-saving feature by implementing stricter restrictions on the smartphone’s background activities. All those unnecessary background functions that ate up mobile data and battery power of the device will be halted when not in use.

This feature coupled with a new Doze function will improve the battery performance of a smartphone.

New set of emojis

Google is introducing a new set of emojis with the launch of the Android O update. The new pack is going to include all kinds of animations and emotions, including starstruck, throwing up, mermaid, giraffe, wizard and fairy tales.

One of the highlights about Android is the easter egg mini-game. The game has received an update, which makes the gaming journey full of surprises.

The company is expected to roll out the Android O update soon. Non-Google branded companies have begun listing the smartphones scheduled to receive the latest update.

Initially, Android Oreo is likely to feature in the high-end flagship smartphone.

These devices could be Samsung Galaxy S8, OnePlus 5 LG's upcoming V30 and Galaxy Note 8. Google could also debut the OS in its upcoming phones Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Stay tuned for more news and updates on technology.