Android O listed as Android 8.0 in Developer Preview 3 update

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There may not be any huge, user-facing additions in the Android O Developer Preview 3 release that came out today, but there is one interesting tidbit of info contained within the update.

In the new Android O Dev Preview 3 update, Android O is listed as being version 8.0.0. That version number is listed both in the “About phone” screen as well as the system update page where you check for new updates.

Android O 8.0 Developer Preview 3

The most recent version of Android Nougat is 7.1.2, so lots of folks have been wondering if Android O would be version 7.2 or 8.0. Now it looks like we have our answer. While this news doesn’t really have any effect on Android O itself, it does answer one of our lingering questions about the next major version of Android.

The post Android O listed as Android 8.0 in Developer Preview 3 update appeared first on Android News.

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