The first and second generation Google Pixel smartphones received a special feature that brings Augmented Reality Stickers to the camera's viewfinder. This is officially a Pixel exclusive, however, rooted devices can enable the feature.
While OnePlus' flagship offerings from the last year or so, the OnePlus 3, 3T, 5 and 5T, will all be receiving Android Oreo, they will not be receiving support for Project Treble – Google's Android modularization framework. Read more here.
Android 8.1 will help users manage their available storage by reducing the size of inactive applications if the OS detects a device is near storage capacity, rather than them having to manually delete infrequently used apps.
You might be able to read and reply to text messages on your Chromebook soon. A hidden feature that was recently uncovered in the Android 8.1 developer preview hints at SMS functionality making its way to Chrome OS in the near future.
If you've been waiting for native dark themes across Android devices, rejoice! The Android 8.1 Developer Preview enables a natice dark theme via wallpaper changes on all supported devices. Read more here!
The first beta developer preview build of Android 8.1 Oreo has been released to Nexus and Pixel device users, bringing a number of significant changes that aren't normally expected from an incremental update. Read more here!