Android P (Android Pie)
The next generation of Android – the Android P is on its way. In Android P; the letter P is for Pie. Android Pie is the next major software version of Google Mobile Operating System. The Android P is now available for the search giant’s Google Pixel Smartphones. The Beta testers who signed up for the Android Beta Program will receive an update if they have devices from Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo Sony Mobile, HMD Global, OnePlus, and Essential.
The Android Pie is designed to make Android phones work faster while saving battery. That includes AI tools that work quietly in the background. Text selection has significantly improved with the Android Pie that includes a magnifier and smart text selection.
Android Pie has support for notches, popularized by Apple’s iPhone X. Top phone makers like Motorola and Xiaomi have already begun to add gesture-based navigation. In addition to the notch support, Android Pie also adds a battery setting called the Adaptive Battery. The Adaptive Battery will prioritize the apps you use most and limit battery power for apps you don’t use.
“Digital Wellbeing“, a new dashboard tells you how much time you’ve spent using your phone, and the time you’ve spent on individual apps. You’ll also be able to set time limits on how much you use certain apps. As of last month, just 12.1 percent of Android users are on the latest version of the Android, Oreo. Apple’s got 81 percent of users on iOS 11, the most current version of its software for iPhones and iPads.