Google Unveils Android 9 Pie Officially, Turns Away to Pixel and Pixel 2 this Fall

Android 9 Pie

After five previews of the developer over the same number of months, Yesterday Google officially announced that Android P is out of beta, and named as “Android Pie” succeeding the Android Oreo, and pushed the advanced source code to the ASOP the “Android Open Source Project.” The latest version of the operating system of Google, Android 9.0 Pie is also starting to roll out now to the Google Pixel and Google Pixel 2. Android 9 is the leading yearly update with Google aiming on the intelligent yet simplest version in its initial launch, along with “Digital Wellbeing” coming this fall.

For those who don’t have Pixel handset, then for a while, they won’t be getting Android Pie. At the time of beta testing phase Android p was made obtainable on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, Sony Xperia XZ2 handset, One Plus 6, Nokia 7 Plus, Vivo X21, Oppo R15, and Essential PH-1. Google has shared that the mentioned devices along with qualifying Android One devices will be getting the Android Pie by almost the end of this fall. Google further added it is under process working with other partners to release or upgrade devices to the Android 9 by this year. But Android 9 will not be available on Nexus devices.

Its “simplicity” design technique has a swipe up for opening new Overview screen using vertical cards to provide full-screen application previews. The Pixel Launcher has this New Overview featuring a Search Bar and port of five apps “suggestions.” In this card view sections, users can pull “Smart Text Selection” for highlighting text or quickly copy and even take actions on phone numbers and addresses. Quick settings have been revamped with a circled panel that’s now boasting the first six toggles. There’s even “Digital Wellbeing package” that bundles an App Timer to set limit on the usage of certain apps, a brand new “Do Not Disturb” function surpassing visual notifications and interruptions, and there’s a feature “Wind Down” that turns on the “Do Not Disturb” by fading the screen to greyscale during bedtime.

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