Android P developer preview is out and Google is embracing the notch – Google has rolled out the first Developer Preview of Android P. The first Android P Developer Preview provides the first look at the upcoming Android OS and its features. Since it is a developer preview, the features are set for the testing purpose for now. Also, the Android P Developer Preview is available only for Google Pixel devices as of now.
The Android P Developer Preview hints that a lot of new features and design changes are coming with the next Android OS. Some of the changes include a refreshed look for the settings menu, notifications, quick settings and others. Interestingly, Google is also incorporating the recently popularized iPhone X-like notch design in stock Android, making it easier for OEMs to launch phones with a notch.
What’s new in Android P
Unlike Android 8.0 Oreo, Android P seems to be coming with a lot of new features. Here are some of the most important features of Android P.
Notch display support
It looks like notch display is the future of smartphones. After the iPhone X was launched last year, phone makers have been trying to adopt the notch display on their smartphones. So, to promote this Google is adding support for display cut-outs that will allow developers to upload apps that support the different sizes of notches.
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