Today we are bringing you the latest Android 8.0 Oreo Launcher apk which is currently known as the latest Pixel Launcher 2.1 Apk. The pixel launcher was first released with the official release of Google Pixel devices and was first made available for rooted Android devices but now the latest version of Pixel Launcher 2.1 which is based on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo version is made available for any non-rooted Android device as well.
Thanks to the Reddit user AmirZ who successfully made it possible to release the Pixel Launcher 2.1 port loaded with all the new features found in official Android Oreo version. Here are some of the main features of the Android 8.0 Launcher for your Android devices.
QSB with transparent rectangle, Google Pill and Date/Weather
Different colours of notification dots
Filter Google Wallpapers and Voice Search from the apps list
Use Google Wallpapers to select a wallpaper when available
Device profiles, margins, icon counts
Disabled partner customization like Motorola’s 4 columns
Google Now feed on the left of the normal workspace
Google Calendar app icon with the date
But as mentioned, there has been a lot of additional work added into this release including. . .
Pull down for notifications
Oreo theme backported to older OS versions with Pixel Blue accent colour
Notification dots backported to Marshmallow
Automatically prompts for notification access so you won’t have to dig through settings menus
Fix Android 8 checks so Nexus devices can use all new features
Show icon shapes on Android 8 without developer settings enabled
Pressing the date widget opens the default calendar app
Keyboard properly closes when returning to the home screen from any app
Filter Google Now Launcher from the apps list
Pinch to overview
Samsung Secure Folder compatibility
Backport of circle icons
Download Android 8.0 Oreo Launcher : [ Pixel Launcher 2.1 Apk]
Note: Hides the G Pill when the Google App is not available
Android 5 & 6: Backport the QsbConnector, hotseat transparency and “Search Apps” layout.