The most awaited latest Android mobile operating system version i.e. "Android 8.0" codename "Android O" has been announced by Google, and this will be a successor of Android Nougat 7.0 version. According to Google, Android O will bring several new features and functionalities changes to all Android-powered smartphone and tablet devices. Google will release the newest Android 8 Update with its upcoming Pixel smartphone on its annual big event going to be organized this year 2017. Currently, Google has released the Official Android 8.0 O Developer Preview Beta System Image Files for Huawei Nexus 6P, LG Nexus 5X, Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel C and Nexus Player for free download, clean installation and manual flashing on Android devices to verify and test apps and games on smartphones, tablets and TV. An official Android emulator can also be used to test Android O on Android Wear 2.0 wearable devices. The Official Download Links of Android O Developer Preview Image Files are also available below.
What's New in Android 8.0 Features?
As per official Android Developers blogpost, the latest version of Android O 8.0 firmware brings new notification channels, wide-gamut color for apps, adaptive icons, autofill APIs, limiting background running apps, picture-in-picture mode (PIP), improved doze for battering saving, font resources in XML, improved connectivity, enhanced audio and webview, partner platform contributions, keyboard navigation, java 8 language APIs optimization, and lots of other new functions and changes.
How to Manually Flash Android 8.0 O Developer Preview?
There are 3 simple ways to manually install Android O system image on compatible Android smartphone, tablet, and TV devices i.e.
- Manually flash Android O system image by following this easy instructions from Google.
- You can also use official Android Emulator system image on macOS, Windows and Linux operating systems on your laptop and computer.
- Enroll your supported Android device with Android Beta program to get over-the-air Android O OTA Updates from Google. For more details, Go Here.
- Huawei Nexus 6P
- LG Nexus 5X
- Google Pixel
- Google Pixel XL
- Google Pixel C
- Google Nexus Player (Android TV)
Download Android O Preview Image for Nexus 6P
Direct Link: angler-opp1.170223.012-factory-caec5ca2.zip
Download Android O Preview Image for Nexus 5X
Direct Link: bullhead-opp1.170223.012-factory-338a95b1.zip
Download Android O Preview Image for Pixel
Direct Link: sailfish-opp1.170223.012-factory-164983f4.zip
Download Android O Preview Image for Pixel XL
Direct Link: marlin-opp1.170223.012-factory-476ea53f.zip
Download Android O Preview Image for Pixel C
Direct Link: ryu-opp1.170223.013-factory-101e96d3.zip
Download Android O Preview Image for Nexus Player
Direct Link: fugu-opp1.170223.012-factory-7a871bc0.zip