Google’s latest Android OS, Android 8.0 Oreo is official now. Developer communities like LineageOS are now busy developing Android 8.0 Oreo for newer and older devices. The LineageOS team has already started to build LineageOS 15 based on Android 8.0 Oreo, which means you can enjoy LineageOS 15 (Android 8.0) on your favorite device soon, even if it does not get official Android 8.0 Oreo update.
Earlier, the Lineage OS team confirmed that they have already started developing the latest OS (LineageOS 15) and now the Initial manifest files for LineageOS 15 based on Android 8.0 Oreo appeared on Github. It means many devices will get Android 8.0 Oreo update (LineageOS 15) before the manufacturer has officially made available.
One of the main advantages of Lineage OS custom ROM (former CyanogenMod) is that it updates many devices to the newer version of Android OS before the manufacturer has officially made available.
Also, many older devices will get the latest Android version (here Android 8.0 Oreo) via LineageOS 15, even if the manufacturer stopped support for software upgrade.
Android 8.0 Oreo is said to be smarter, faster and more powerful than ever. Below are highlighted features of Android 8.0 Oreo.
– Smart text selection, Instant apps, Picture in Picture.
– Faster start up and app sign-in.
– Google Play Protect security Scan.
– Notification Channels.
– Adaptive Icons and Font Resources in XML.
– Fingerprint Gestures and more.
LineageOS fans can expect first build of LineageOS 15 in the coming weeks. We’ll keep you updated with every news of the LineageOS 15.