Dots are gimmick.
My windows phone shows exact number of notifications instead dots (i.e missed calls, messaages, mails etc) and my previous phone (Sony Xperia) did the same.
Shame on you google for not understanding simple things.
Android With Good Ui Layers Work Best. Those Are Both Fast And Powerful.Im Bored After Using The Stock.Thinkin Why Not Get A Huwaei Or Samsung Now ? I Realy Liked The J7 Max's Interface
Used to use Lilli pad and PIP on YouTube for free and Droid 8.0 makes you pay for YouTube Red now. Talk about money hungry.
Anonymous, 05 Sep 2017Samsung, LG, HTC, Xiaomi, Huawei and even Lenovo's launcher has more features packed in than t... moreSo never updating the software is your solution? Then complain that iPhone users get five years of software updates when Android users barely get two.
I use both stock and modified Android. Stock is the way to go for better future proofing and less lag as time goes on...
How bout making android usable in less demanding processer. You need 3gb ram these days to use Android smoothly. Focus more on what the fans want.
All the features of stock Android plus a huge bunch of extra useful features are present in MIUI, EMUI etc. Who would need stock android if they get many extra useful features with different UI
New features are being added in android with each update. Meanwhile as an iPhone user I am still trying to figure out how to download more than 100 mb apps on mobile data.
Everyone here's debating the technical aspects of Oreo and I'm just like "Why the Emojis Google?! They were innocent :'( ".
Background execution limits will make real multitasking impossible, freezing everything that is not in foreground! Why the need for 4 or more Gb RAM when Oreo freeze everything in background? On ICS on my Galaxy S2 I could do real multitasking with nothing being frozen in the background, so Android get worse with every update even though the hardware today easily could handle real multitasking!
When major OEMs start to roll out Oreo, Google will be ready with their next major release! This fragmentation will stay forever.
Seeker of Truth, 05 Sep 2017Not just Oppo but a lot of OEM also can't. For OEM they prefer updating their own UI than upda... moreBecause their os already has many of the stuff google is only adding to stock right now. The background limit thing, every manufacturer has it. The notification dots, why can't they just put a number? Engineers can be so stubborn sometimes.
I hope google doesn't force other manufacturers to use that background app notification for example. Just lack of common sense there.
imparanoic, 05 Sep 2017the article is incorrect, aptx hd is on sony xperia xz1 and xz1 compact ( as well as bluetooth... moreIt is not incorrect. It didn't say only pixel have this. It's explaining that id's the inky guarantee
Samsung, LG, HTC, Xiaomi, Huawei and even Lenovo's launcher has more features packed in than this Oreo update.. Who needs an update when everything works as it is with OEM launcher? Furthermore more bugs is sure to surface after this Oreo update and it will take at least 2 years to stabilize Oreo.. Thanks but no thanks
the article is incorrect, aptx hd is on sony xperia xz1 and xz1 compact ( as well as bluetooth 5.0) , ldac is also standard on sony xperia flagships /higher tier since z4, but some manufacturers can use the ldac software standard on oreo if they pay sony royalty,