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Android 9 Pie Launched: What are the new features Android Pie introduced?

on Sep 12, 2018

Finally!! Google continues its sweet treat by launching the ninth version of Google’s OS named “Android Pie”. Google’s Android 9 Pie update will be rolled out to selected mobile devices. Android Pie turns the focus on AI, an easier navigation system, a dedicated night mode, and 157 new emojis which will enhance the OS user experience.

The update will come up with the feature-rich update, design improvements, helpful shortcuts, and a huge focus on AI through adaptive settings. With Android Pie, Google is trying to make your phone more efficient and personal and, simpler to use. It is more important to partner Mobile App Development Company in order to leverage the new features of Android Pie to your new or existing mobile application

What are the key features of Android 9 Pie

Digital Wellbeing

One of the significant updates that Google Android 9 Pie provide is “Digital Wellbeing”. The Digital Wellbeing enables dashboard to monitor how much time you have used your phone and specific apps.

There is also an App Timer. We can places limits on the time spent on specific apps. The user gets locked out if they reach the limit except they override the function.

At night, New “Wind Down” mode fades the screen into greyscale to assist people sleep. Also, a do not disturb mode mutes notifications before sleep time.

When these modes are enable its like Google reducing both audible and visual noise.

Adaptive Battery & Adaptive Brightness

Besides time-control tools, new update has worked efficiently in terms of AI. An adaptive battery is very interesting as it understands and interprets app’s functioning. Android Pie introduces a new feature called “Adaptive Battery.” This feature will ensure only the apps required are using the battery. This will Also help to use your mobile phone longer between charges.

AI adjusts screen brightness based on user preferences and the app’s uses. Probably, this AI-powered feature becomes smarter and more personalized. So the more you use your mobile device.

App Slices

The best of apps are bound to get the faster with this update. App Slices features carry relevant elements of your favorite apps. It creates interactive pieces of your favorite apps in different screen areas. Slices display data from apps directly within the Google search app.

App Actions

Google has also attempted another AI Revolution called App Actions. It predicts the actions from within the app.

Navigation System Improvement

Android 9 comes with a single home button in the screen with a full focus on the navigation system. This update considers the taller display size and higher aspect ration of the smartphone. Likely to Apple iPhone X, Android 9 navigation system provides similar swipes and gestures.

Lastly, Google has upped its emoji reactions. Android Pie comes with 157 new emojis. Also, Google announced, “Starting today, an over-the-air update to Android 9 will begin rolling out to Pixel phones. And devices that participated in the Beta program from Sony Mobile, Xiaomi, HMD Global, Oppo, Vivo, OnePlus and Essential, as well as all qualifying Android One devices, will receive this update by the end of this fall.”

Equip your next mobile application or the existing mobile application with the new features that are introduced in Android Pie.