Android rolled out its final version, but initially, Android 9 Pie will not support every phone. This feature-rich version will specifically support the smartphones that are manufactured by the manufacturers who participated in Google’s Beta program for Android 9 Pie.
Here are following manufacturers who participated in beta:
If you have a recent Google Pixel smartphone, you will have an over-the-air update to download soon or wait for the notification to update.
Go to Settings > System > Advanced > System update and click the “Check for update” button.
Android 9 Pie has new features that will leave the android users with the new level of the automation & user-experience:
Android 9 Pie has brought innovation in accessibility and introduced a new "accessibility menu" that has made some actions like taking the screenshot, navigation easier & interesting. Along with this, Android Pie has brought “Select to Speak” feature. To achieve this, they integrate OCR support for S2S in the camera that enables the users to access the text more seamlessly. Users need to select text when using the camera, and then the text will be highlighted and read aloud.
Android 9 Pie has “Sound Amplifier” feature that allows the users to adjust the sound or audio over 100 settings dynamically.
Android Pie 9 has brought a lot of new things in Media including Multiple Bluetooth Connection, Sound Delay Reporting, HD Audio, High Dynamic Range (HDR) Videos, volume memory setting for each Bluetooth device. Along with this, Android 9 Pie addressed the picture storage issue and supported HEIF pictures that enhance the compression of images and reduce the amount of storage required.
Privacy & Security
Google has come up with the robust functionality that strengthens the security & privacy of the app & phone efficiently. To achieve this, Google has revamped the capabilities of handling background apps and provide users with the ultimate level of the privacy. Android 9 Pie has also enhanced the security through encryption of Android backups.
These are six brand new features that have set Android 9 Pie apart from other versions. Android 9 has not only provided users with easy-to-use Navigation, but they also harness the power of artificial intelligence to make your phone smarter & adaptable. Thus, with Android 9 Pie your mobile experience gets better and better over the time.
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