After a lot of speculations and a long debate, Google has finally given the name their latest Android version. And it is officially named as Android Pie.
Google has finally unveiled their latest Android version which is just after the two weeks of the last beat realise. Google has always picked the desert for their Android names and this time they pick the right dessert for their OS.
We’re proud to bring Android 9 Pie to Essential Phone the same day it’s released! Check your phone now for the update. ? pic.twitter.com/pniUDl9yr8
— Essential (@essential) August 6, 2018
Google has already started to push OTA updates for their Pixels devices which include Pixel 1 and 2. Just after the official announcement Essential also announce the OTA update for the Essential PH-1. The Essential phone is the first phone other than Pixel to get the update on Day 1. Not only that Google is also working with other OEMs like OnePlus, Nokia, Vivo, Xiaomi, and OPPO to bring the update to a large number of devices. At Google, I/O this year Google has partnered with other OEMs for the beta builds for their phones and looks like many phones will soon start to get the new update.
If we come to the feature set, the Android 9 Pie has brought tons of AI features to increase the user experience. The first noticeable change in the Android Pie is the new gesture-based navigation system.
Other AI features include a new Adaptive Battery saver which learns your app usage patterns and optimizes performance to save battery. There is also an AI-based Adaptive Brightness which is the advanced version of the Auto brightness that learns when you change the brightness and to what degree in different lighting conditions and settings. There is also an App Actions in the app drawer, which shows you the Apps and actions which you wanted to do.
To all those smartphone addictive persons, there is a Digital Wellbeing feature which helps you better understand how you use your device and limit apps or services and helps you to get rid of the smartphone addiction. But it is not included in the final build of Android Pie but it is still in beta and we will finally see it in the future updates.