Android Oreo Name Leaks; Android O Launch Event Confirmed for 21st August
The latest version of the Android OS, Android 8.0, popularly known as ‘Android O’ was first announced as a developer’s preview in March. Since then there have been three more developer previews, and the OS is all set to release. It was speculated for weeks that the Android O launch event would take place on the 21st of August, and Google has formally declared this now. Moreover, the name of the OS, ‘Android Oreo’ has also been spotted in leaks.
Android O Launch Event on 21st August
The Android O Launch event will officially take place on Monday, the 21st of August. Google has mentioned the date, as well as the time – 2:40 PM ET. The launch event will be live streamed from New York City. Reports had stated in the past that the OS would launch on the day of the solar eclipse.
Google’s invite features the solar eclipse rather prominently. The company, on the web page for the launch also streams the NASA Live Stream which will show the eclipse while you wait for the Android Oreo Launch Event to kick off. Google was earlier reported to hold a major event on the 21st of August. However the company has officially revealed it today. Google says that the OS will be touching down at this event – no word on if it will just be announced or launched.
How To View Android O Launch Event Live Stream?
In order to view the Android O Launch Event live stream,
- Head over to the Android O Live Stream Website
- There are three tabs there, choose the ‘Live’ tab
- Your screen will automatically be brought to the section where the Android O launch event live stream feed is going on.
- Log on at or before 2:40PM ET on the 21st of August to view the live stream.
Android Oreo Name Leaks
In addition to the announcement of the live event, the name of the upcoming OS has been spotted in leaks. The Google+ post from the company posts a video with the name: GoogleOreo_Teaser_0817_noDroids (1).mp4
This is the biggest hint so far at the upcoming Android O OS being named Android Oreo. The name will officially be announced on the 21st, stay tuned with us for more updates on Android Oreo.