Google Android O stable version could roll out on August 21

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However, there is no official confirmation provided by the company regarding this report. An ex-Google exec even thinks Androids are years behind the iPhone when it comes to photography. The search giant made the announcement at its annual developers conference, Google I/O, in Moutain View, California.

Seasoned mobile tipster Evan Blass and Android Police editor David Ruddock both say August 21 is likely to be the day that Android O finally gets pushed out into the world, which is just about as good a confirmation as you're going to get without an official Google blog post attached. It's not hard to imagine Google doing a cheesy tie-in with the biggest astronomical event of the year.

While the update only includes a handful of minor changes, they actually add up to making the photography experience on Android much better.

Google Android O brings with it features like like improved battery performance, picture-in-picture option for apps like YouTube, Google Duo, as well as improved notifications channels.

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The LG V20 from past year was the first non-Google phone to arrive with Android Nougat preinstalled.

Google's Android O beta was rolled out for users after Google's I/O conference. As noted by Google, the latest version is created to work on recent Nexus and Pixel devices running Android 7.1.1 and above.

Before this update, Google Camera users either had to send a creepily lit selfie, hope to find a lamp nearby, of turn their phone around to take a selfie using the back-facing camera.

Android O release date for Google's Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones is said to have been delayed for some unknown reason. Recently, some early adopters of the new OS versions potted an easter egg, which shows an Octopus.