Last Updated: 14 Aug 2018 | 5 min read
Tech geeks have been waiting long for the launch of the latest Android Operating System. Google has confirmed that Android 9 will be called ‘Android Pie’. Well, certainly a pie experience for all the techies and even more so for the android users. Let’s see how…
What can you expect? You can expect to get more. Get more of the Artificial Intelligence for your phone. Get more power-packed performance. Get more smartness in-built. Get more efficiency. Get more adaptability. Yes, Android 9 Pie does this all. It’s a feature-rich update with design elements enhanced to ease navigation.
Android 9 Pie is like a tech-soulmate for you. Within a few, it learns to adapt to you, your preference, your liking, etc, making you want it more. Also, if you wish to utilize the full power of Android 9 Pie, you need to get in touch with one of the best Android App Development Company for your project. Without waiting further ado let’s check some of the key features of Android 9 Pie:
1) Digital Wellbeing:
“Great technology should help, not distract”, very well said, understood and implemented through Android 9 Pie. A smart move to learn the particulars of user’s routine, style and pattern and smartly accommodating to those better and better over time.
Digital wellbeing feature is all about the user. With all new ‘App Dashboard’, now you can keep track of the total time spent on mobile, specifically on apps and how many notifications you received in a day. ‘Do Not Disturb’ feature has been top-up to silence not just notifications but also the visual interruptions. ‘Wind Down’ & ‘App Timers’ will follow a fixed bed-time schedule for your phone & set daily time limits for your apps respectively.
2) Being Adaptive:
Android 9 Pie is adaptive in battery and brightness. Using machine learning, it unravels app’s functioning to predict your immediate usage of apps in the next few hours and adjust battery power accordingly. In similar fashion, with adaptive brightness, your phone screen learns to adjust brightness according to the surrounding lighting environments and aids to as a battery saver. In addition, via settings options, you’ll get to see recommendations to restrict certain apps which use more power to operate.
3) App Slices:
‘App Slices’ brings you the information right there in the search result from best of your favourite apps onto the screen. For e.g, when you search for a restaurant, you can see distance, prices based on food preference, closed or open, etc. App slices operate by creating interactive snippets of your favourite app and bringing them to the surface in different places, like Google Search.
4) App Actions:
‘App Actions’ are actually forward thinking. This AI-integrated feature is a step ahead after your action so as to predictively allow you to quickly finish the task. This feature can adapt to your morning commute, work schedule, when you use headphone or in the gym.
5) Navigate Easy:
Android 9 with only a single button will allow a user to switch between apps with swipes and gestures for navigation. This proportionately increases the length of the display and supports a higher aspect ratio as well.
6) Optimum Privacy & Security:
Android backups are encrypted with a client-side secret such as device PIN, Pattern or Password as an extra layer of security. Android 9 Pie also introduced a standardized biometric authentication prompt from time to time to maintain a regular authentication experience across Android Ecosystem. Also, StrongBox, though available on only compatible hardware, apps will be more efficient in protecting the keys & credentials because of robust hardware.
Moreover, Android 9 comes with loaded privacy enhancements. With Pie, Android will restrict access to phone’s microphone, camera or other sensors when an app is idle or running in the background. Android 9 brings many more important and necessary enhancements that protect not only all web communications but also offers private web surfing.