Google confirmation for Android Pie 9.0
Our Google has finally put a name to the face of its latest Android version. Google today released Android Pie 9, the latest version of its Android operating system that promises better user experience and enhanced privacy features.You will also get battery enhanced feature in Android Pie.
The rollout comes at a time when users across the globe, including in India, are concerned about privacy and security of information on their smart devices.
The new OS version will start rolling out as an over-the-air update for Pixel phone users, while companies like Sony Mobile, Xiaomi, HMD Global, Oppo, Vivo, OnePlus and Essential Phones as well as qualifying Android One will receive the update by the end of the year, Google said in a blogpost.
“We are also working with a number of other partners to launch or upgrade devices to Android Pie 9 this year,” it added.
“Android Pie 9 aims to make your phone even smarter by learning from you and adapting to your usage patterns. It also helps you get things done faster, like predicting what you’ll want to do next based on your context and displaying that action right on your phone,” Sameer Samat, Vice President of Product Management, Android and Google Play said.
“That’s why Android 9 comes with features like Adaptive Battery, which learns the apps you use most and prioritises battery for them, and Adaptive Brightness, which learns how you like to set the brightness in different settings, and does it for you,” it stated.
“In addition to continuously hardening the platform, and an improved security model for biometrics, Android 9 enables industry-leading hardware security capabilities to allow protecting sensitive data like credit card information using a secure, dedicated chip,” it said adding that privacy improvements have been made to help protect all web communications and keep them private.
Android Pie 9.0 Features
The new OS version will offer a new dashboard to users to help them understand how they are spending time on their device, including an ‘App Timer’, ‘Do Not Disturb (DND)’ and ‘Wind Down’ features.
The DND feature silences all visual interruptions that pop up on screen, while Wind Down switches on Night Light and DND and fades the screen to grayscale before bedtime.
Using the App Timer, users can set time limits on apps and when the set time lapses, the app icon is grayed out on the phone’s home screen.
The Android Pie will use artificial intelligence to adapt to how you use the device. New Android version Android Pie 9comes with new developed features which helps the users in day today usage experience. One of the major changes is the navigation system, navigation is now gesture-based. The Android pie has also a new feature for battery called Adaptive Battery which uses machine learning to improve power management.
Since the expectation of arriving this new version to Google Pixel 3. Premuim devices will making it the first non-Pixel phone to receive the Android 9.0 update. The new OS update is 1047.2MB in size. Here is the full changelog for the Essential Phone
- Gesture-based navigation
- Adaptive Battery
- Adaptive brightness
- Refreshed Notifications
- Rotation suggestion
Android Pie 9.0 Devices
Android 9.0 initial release will be available only to Google Pixel devices and the Essential Phone. The Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL and the Essential Phone will currently support Android Pie. The Android Pie will be available starting today and if you’re lucky you might get an update as it is still “rolling out”, according to Google.
Still there is no availability of official arriving of new OS update. However, the OnePlus 6, Nokia 7 Plus, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S, and Android One devices may receive the update soon.
Sony, Xiaomi, Nokia, Oppo, Vivo and OnePlus and selected Android One devices are also in luck, as they will receive the update by the end of fall, or somewhere in December. Other manufacturers including Samsung, Motorola and LG will all receive the upgrade later this year or by next year.
Stay tuned to get more info about Android Pie 9.0 ( All features will be updated soon).
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