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Android O vs Android Nougat: A visual comparison

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Android O vs Android Nougat: A visual comparison

Expected to arrive in early-to-mid August, Android O is just around the corner, when it will most certainly roll out to all compatible devices, with the Pixel and Pixel XL first in line. Tons of neat new features will be making an appearance on deck, with the most important and actually useful ones being under-the-hood improvements - as is tradition! We've neatly summarized most of these for you right here, but there's much more to the upcoming Android O release than under-the-hood features alone...

One of the not that important, but still relevant areas in which O will differ from Nougat will be the all the major and minor ways the interface will differ in. 

Of course, a disclaimer is due: the comparison below is comparing the existing Android Nougat build with Developer Preview 3 of Android O, which means that the latter can theoretically score a bunch of changes in its final release a couple of weeks from now.



Android O vs Android Nougat: A visual comparison
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posted on 24 Jul 2017, 07:22 1

1. MINDoSOUL (Posts: 213; Member since: 28 Feb 2014)


I F***** hate the white quick toggles shade. Why they had to ruin it for us.

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 08:26

5. Bankz (Posts: 2015; Member since: 08 Apr 2016)


This the worst google update in ages tbh. God, i really hate this obsession with whites ffs. Infact, why even move to oled in the first place? What are these guys even thinking? Notification panels, white, app drawer, white, settings page white, google assistant page, white, google feeds, white, google dialler, white, app shortcuts, white. FFS!!!!!

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 08:56

9. MINDoSOUL (Posts: 213; Member since: 28 Feb 2014)


Hehe. I am generally not fond of the color white except if it's a t-shirt color. Lol

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 09:24

10. Techlover2018 (Posts: 19; Member since: 14 Jul 2017)


White look good on qhd display.

Still i prefer an option .

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 23:20

15. medtxa (Posts: 1341; Member since: 02 Jun 2014)


I don't mind white if screen is LCD, the problem is I hate LCD.

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 07:48

2. QuadFace (Posts: 158; Member since: 19 Aug 2013)


I love white.

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 07:56

3. bucknassty (Posts: 153; Member since: 24 Mar 2017)


that battery menu sucks.... who doesnt want to see a graph of how diminished your battery as been since off the tit

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 08:03

4. miumiumiu (Posts: 8; Member since: 18 Jun 2017)


Why Google and most of the other companies are so obsessed with White? I don't love the OnePlus 5 but Oxygen OS, especially the Dark UI theme and custom accent colors, is the most beautiful and sleek Android UI out there, period

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 08:26

6. Pigaro (Posts: 32; Member since: 15 May 2016)


Still the same, no difference at all.

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 08:30 1

7. sissy246 (Posts: 4021; Member since: 04 Mar 2015)


I like white so bring it on.

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 08:40

8. androidwindows (Posts: 211; Member since: 04 Oct 2014)


Remember guys this is Android. You can always customize your interface.

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 09:25 1

11. trojan_horse (Posts: 4927; Member since: 06 May 2016)


Exactly! I'll just slap a dark therme on it, and I'm good to go.

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 09:27

12. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 14501; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


Not much has changed. So glad Samsung doesn't use Vanilla Android. Vanilla Android is just as boring as Windows Mobile and IOS are as far as looks and function.

Looks flat and boring!

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 11:50

13. Andrewtst (Posts: 678; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


Finally it is white and blue. The boring dark grey with green is gone.

posted on 24 Jul 2017, 19:16

14. ahmadkun (Posts: 94; Member since: 02 May 2016)


Unfortunately.. Google Android getting bored like Apple IOS , let's just wait and see

posted on 26 Jul 2017, 16:21

16. Arashmahmoodi25 (Posts: 39; Member since: 07 Apr 2017)


The consistency is the key , sadly the UI designers of Android don't understand such a thing . That is one problem and another is Android doesn't have a UX designer team that really understand the nature of interaction . If they fix these two they win

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