American company Google has started the development of the Android operating system 8 for devices that do not have touchscreen displays. This was brought to the portal 9to5Google, referring to the latest update of the mobile application Chrome.
According to the source, in a recent commit (code change) Chrome appeared two screenshots showing the browser design for button smartphones. On the images visible to the revised version of the new tab with a reduced section «Articles for you», and four icons and text that says «All apps».
In addition, in the upper left corner of both screen shots is a standard status bar Android 8.1 Oreo. This confirms that the new mode button for Chrome is created based on Android Oreo.
Presumably, to talk about a «mini»version of the eighth Android, the manufacturer may at the conference Google I/O 2019, which will be held from 7 to 9 may in California. One of the latest keypad smartphone, Nokia 210, comes with a 2.4-inch display, LTE module and shell KaiOS.