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Android 8.1 Oreo Officially Released for Supported Pixel and Nexus Devices

Google is bringing a lot of new stuff to Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P owners with the Android 8.1 Oreo software update, including a proper Oreo easter egg, a Google Search bar placed under the dock, a slightly transparent Quick Settings menu, as well as a new “At a Glance” widget on top for the Calendar and Weather info. Moreover, Android 8.1 Oreo adds light and dark themes that turn on automatically based on the home screen wallpaper you are currently using. Basically, Google added the Pixel 2 experience to Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P devices, and it also added an option to allow users to activate the hidden image chip in Pixel 2 devices.