Android 8.0 is officially nicknamed Oreo

Heads up, Android fans: Android 8.0 is officially nicknamed Oreo, as was widely expected.

Google announced the news on Monday at a solar eclipse-themed Android event in New York City. Watch a playback of the live stream below; the fun starts at around 6:09.

"Android 8.0. Is here," Google wrote. "Smarter, faster, and more powerful than ever. The world's favorite cookie is your new favorite Android release."

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Meanwhile, Oreo brand also tweeted the news today calling it "something to dunk about." As you may recall, this is not Android's first brand tie-up. Google previously teamed up with Nestle to nickname Android 4.4 KitKat after the chocolately candy bars.

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