Google is reported to release a stable version of its latest operating system, Android P, on August 20. To recall, the company introduced its latest Android version during annual developer conference Google I/O 2018.
Evan Blass, a known tipster, has revealed August 20 as the official release of Android P. This is in line with Android Oreo launch, which happened on August 21 last year, on the occasion of a solar eclipse. Google has finished with the beta testing of developer preview with the final rollout of Beta 4 (DP5).
Google had already revealed the list of devices that were available to test beta update of Android P. The list includes Pixel and Nexus lineup, Sony Xperia XZ2, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s, Nokia 7 Plus, Oppo R15 Pro, Vivo X21, OnePlus 6 and Essential PH-1.
Talking about some key features, the new operating system will come with new system navigation, which will be based on gestures. The developer Preview showed that users can simply users can swipe up to see the new layout and then use gestures to toggle between different recently used apps. The update also brings App Actions, which predicts what a user wants to do next, while the Adaptive Battery feature will help improve battery life.
This is for the first time that Google will be introducing some really interesting well-being features with its latest Android P. There will be Dashboard to show the amount of time one spends on the device and more, while App Timer lets you set time limits on apps. Then there is Do Not Disturb and Wind Down mode.