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What’s New With Android 8.0 Oreo Part 10: Lock screen clock updated

Last week, we documented a number of changes included in the Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the Galaxy S8—and now we have another one to add to our list: the Lock screen clock changes color to match the wallpaper you’re using.

The feature is far from perfect, though. It tends to use the same shade for any background that includes the slightest trace of blue. The same can be said for red. We’re confident, however, that Samsung will improve it in the future.

It’s nice to see Samsung refine its interface

Sure, it’s not something you’re going to rush to try out—it doesn’t require any manual intervention to configure; set a wallpaper, then you’ll be good to go—but it’s always nice to see the firm introduce subtle changes to refine its interface.

Related: How to download the Android 8.0 Oreo beta on the Galaxy S8

We’re still on the lookout for more changes included in the Android 8.0 Oreo beta as part of our What’s New With Android 8.0 Oreo series, so be sure to keep your browser pointed to SamMobile to stay up-to-date with our latest observations.

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fcaroll
fcaroll

Any news about ram management and running services? Thanks

Abhijeet M.
Abhijeet M.

The beta’s rather laggy at times and also freezes randomly, so a little too early to talk about those!

fcaroll
fcaroll

Fine, thanks mate, i really hope that oreo it will improve these things

Renan Caparroz
Renan Caparroz

I hate these shadows when i use a light wallpapers, it’s impossible use a white wallpaper in a android phone

utvic99
utvic99

If the wallpaper is dark then the font should be white, and if the wallpaper is light then the font should be black. That would be the most perfect option for me.

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