Google Official Confirm – Android O (v8.0) Third Developer Version is Here!

There has been some debate over the official name of Android O with some speculating that it will probably be ‘Oreo’. The official version number was also contemplated and the two logical options were 7.2 or 8.0. With the unveiling of Android O’s third developer preview, it was clear that it will be Android 8.0.

Today, Google distributed a new Android O system which is the third developer preview version. The system label is OPP3.170518.006 and for now, it supports Nexus smartphones such as Nexus 5X, 6P, Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus Player and the likes. The factory image is currently available for download.

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All the suspense was eliminated as the upgraded system number was officially identified as Android 8.0. As its usual with Google, It announced that Android app startup on this system will be two times faster while the background management for the depth of optimization is solid with a long-term upgrade life. When you scroll through the ‘check update’ and ‘About phone’ sections in the smartphone, you will find out that the version number is now shown as 8.0.0. This can be seen in the images here. This doesn’t come as a big surprise because Android O has so far brought numerous changes to the system. All the changes we have spotted here can be seen in in the images. Now that the version number is known, we just have to wait for the release of its official name, and it’s coming pretty soon.

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The ultimate question remains ‘how many people have used Android 7.0?’

You can download the third developer version of Android O (v8.0.0) from here,




I have been a strong follower of Android devices since the release of Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Right now, Chinese tech completely fascinates me because they are probably the only manufacturers who tries to merge budget and specs.

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