Google India has launched Android 9 Pie operating system with more artificial intelligence (AI) features for smartphone customers.
Android 9 is capable of predicting customers’ next task, prioritizing battery power for the apps used most and most importantly, disconnect from your phone at the end of the day, among others.
The new OS comes with features like Adaptive Battery, which learns the apps you use most and prioritizes battery for them and Adaptive Brightness, which learns how you like to set the brightness in different settings.
Android 9 features a new system navigation featuring a single, clean home button. Users can swipe up to see a newly designed Overview, the place where you have full-screen previews of your recently used apps.
Switching between apps is easy with Smart Text Selection — it now works on the Overview of your recent apps, making it easier to perform the action you want.
Android P also brings a redesigned Quick Settings, a better way to take and edit screenshots, simplified volume controls, an easier way to manage notifications and so much more. You’ll notice small changes like these across the platform, to help make the things you do all the time easier than ever.
Android P makes it easier to help people disconnect.
Digital Wellbeing, which was unveiled at Google I/O in May, is available in beta for Pixel phones running Android 9, and will be officially available in the next few months. It will be coming to Android One and other devices later this year.
Android 9 enables customers to secure from Code-reuse attacks. New features add a layer of security to biometrics. Android 9 enables security capabilities to allow protecting sensitive data like credit card information using a secure, dedicated chip.
An over-the-air update to Android 9 will begin rolling out to Pixel phones starting today. Google said devices that participated in the Beta program from Sony Mobile, Xiaomi, HMD Global, Oppo, Vivo, OnePlus, and Essential Phones, as well as all qualifying Android One devices, will receive this update by the end of the year.