Instead, it is based on a microkernel called "Magenta" developed by Google, seemingly another indicator of the time and effort Google has invested in the project.
So far Google has not released any plans on how it intends to use the Fuchsia UI so far or if the new OS will make its way to devices but Google is expected to reveal more information at the IO 2017 conference next week. Google has since added an early user interface to its new operating system featuring a card-based design, as can be seen inArs Techinca's gallery of images and the video below. A Fuchsia developer, however, publicly stated that Fuchsia "isn't a toy thing, it's not a 20% project, it's not a dumping ground of a dead thing that we don't care about anymore". A third app can also be included. It is worth noting that this part of the system UI also has a search bar, which when tapped, brings up a keyboard that's different from what we have today on Android, and sports a custom, darker, Fuchsia interface.
Very little is known about Fuchsia, including big questions like whether or not it's created to replace Android entirely. The live preview of what Armadillo on Fuchsia looks like is thanks to a compiled build from Hotfix.net.
Initially, the Android O used only for the recent Google devices, but this developer's preview can be used by all the smartphones like Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel, the Pixel C tablet, Pixel XL phones, and Nexus Player Android TV set-top box.
But the fact that Google is touting Fuchsia as both a smartphone and PC operating systems, suggests that Google could be exploring a "combination" operating system that can run on multiple platforms. The UI is codenamed Armadillo, and denoted by a logo bearing a very simple hand-drawn armadillo.
Will Google unveil more about Fuchsia next week during I/O? Maybe we'll hear more about it soon. Users can also access "Story" cards, which are recently-used apps.
And is all this what we are going to see when Fuchsia is finalized? This APK SHOULD be safe to use on most modern Android devices, but SlashGear takes no responsibility for any mishaps. Needless to say, you are now able to keep adding apps to the split screen view until the whole thing crashes, so it might need some reigning in. Why do you guys think Google is building Fuchsia? .