While on this Wednesday Google has unveiled the very first developer’s preview of the latest upcoming Android operating system. And the recent coded name is Android P. As always the update is currently available only for Pixel devices includes Pixel 2 and XL as a developers preview.
While moving on to the features. One of the biggest highlights in Android P is the build in support for the notch as same as the display as that of iPhone X with a lot of customizable options according to your needs.
With Android P indoor positing will be much more precise with the support of the protocol WiFi RTT (Roun-Trip-Time) which would be supported by the hardware configuration of IEEE 802.11mc.
After Android 7.0 where we got the feature of quick reply has got even more enhanced with Android P. By now in Android P you would get the push notification and the message with not just the text but with the image to in place of just the icon and not just that the quick reply have even added to the feature where you get the support even to send emojis and images too.
Now with Android P, you get to access to stream simultaneously with your dual camera running devices. With more innovative features which were not possible before such as seamless zoom, bokeh, and stereo vision.
Data Cost Sensitivity and JobSedular
With this feature, you get to handle network-related jobs and estimation. For example, you are watching some sort of video online than now you get to see the estimated data that gonna be used.
With Android P, a number of new security features like unified fingerprint authentication dialog.
Image Compression and HDR VP9 Video
Android P has added up to HDR V9 Profile 2 so that you would be capable to deliver HDR-enable movies to your users from YouTube, PlayMovies, etc. Not just that with Android P HEIF support you get images compression to be more enhance which ultimately help you to save storage and network data.
Neural Network API 1.1
With Android P Neural Network API 1.1 is more expand and improved with nine new ops such as Pad, BatchToSpaceND, SpaceToBatchND, Transpose, Strided Slice, Mean, Div, Sub, and Squeeze.
Some of the other improvements are Autofill framework (which lets you fill forms more easily on apps), Client Side encryption with backup, means and the icons would be found more attractive with rounded images and colour variations.
On the side note as this is just the developer’s preview so it would be better not to install such updates if you are not a developer as these come up with a lot of bugs and if you are a developer and wants to get your hands on exploring the whole new Android P than you can start today itself using Android Studio 3.2.