Android P Features Detailed
Android P, aka Android 9.0, is going to arrive in the not-too-distant future, the Android P features has promised to be amazing.
It hasn’t got a name just yet, although we’ve seen what we think is some pretty solid evidence it’ll be called Popsicle. From March 7, Google made the Developer Preview available and since then a bunch of clever-bods have got down and dirty with the code, investigating what kind of stuff the new version of the platform is capable of. What follows is a big old list of all the new features, tweaks, and changes spotted so far inside Android P.
Android P Features
* Built-in smart replies with support for inline photos, images, stickers etc.
* Built-in Screenshot editing, allowing cropping, editing and drawing on captured screenshots
* Volume buttons control media volume by default (instead of phone ring)
* Support for 5 simultaneous Bluetooth audio devices connected at once (note: does not support simultaneous playback)
* Zoom lens for finer control of text selection
* Temporary rotation lock creates a new icon for rotation lock mode for quicker toggling
* Alarm quick settings toggle gives a view of and more control of upcoming alarms
* App notification tracking allows you to track, filter, and control notifications
* Hide frequently dismissed notifications
* Wired charging sounds
* Chrome style feature flags
* Pulling notification tray down gives haptic vibration feedback
* New Gesture Navigation
* New App Switcher with horizontally scrolling gallery and gesture support
* App Actions
* New Accessibility Menu
* Local Weather on the lockscreen, shown under the clock
* Calendar events on the lockscreen
* Automatic Dynamic Colour Adjustment based on on-screen content
* Camera laser sensor toggle