What is Android Pie? - The version 9.0 of Android

Android Pie - The version 9.0 of Android


Android Pie is the version 9.0 of the android operating system. Which announced at the Google I/O 2018 under the code name of Android P and the Android operating system which got released after the android Oreo or the android version 8.0.

1. What is Android Pie?

Android Pie the version 9.0 of the android operating system which is based on the Android API version 28. The developer preview version was available on the same day which it was announced by google on 7th March 2018.

The version 9.0 or the android pie does have wide range of features where it allows users to engage and user the operating system without hazel with the high spec devices and on medium spec devices. 

In addition to the earlier versions of API lists, Android has added new list of APIs where the developers can access and build services on top the APIs where it will make easy for the end user to experience better services with the android operating system.

2. Features of Android Pie version 9.0

The initial release version which was published by Android was based on the API specifications 28 on 6th August 2018. 
  • Capability to access a completely new user interface for the quick menu. 
  • Capability to experience the clock's location change from right to left on the status bar. 
  • Capability to experience the transparency background when using the dock feature.
  • Capability to experience the user interface without in an orange color when the battery saver mode is on in the device like previous android devices.
  • Capability to experience the lockdown mode and non capable to use the bio-metric scanner in lockdown mode of the device.
  • Capability to experience the rounded edges in the user interface of the android OS rather than the sharp pointed edges.
  • Capability to experience the new transition effect when switching between apps or other active apps on the device.
  • Capability to experience newly revamped and rich looking messaging notifications.
  • Capability to support display cutouts.
  • Capability to experience the new revamped and redesigned volume slider.
  • Capability to view the battery percentage in the Always on display mode.
  • Capability to unlock the lock screen by using the NFC unlock which is improved version from the previous versions.
  • Capability to experience experimental features like automatic Bluetooth enabling while driving.
  • Capability to access DNS over TLS.
  • Capability to access the new gesture guided system interface which allows the users to navigate faster than traditional swiping.
  • Capability to access the redesigned multitasking app switcher with Google Search bar and by using the app drawer inbuilt.
  • Capability to access the android dashboard which tells more statistics about the device interaction with the user and which helps to set limits for the usage.
  • Capability to access the revamped Do Not Disturb feature which got re-branded by Android as Shush.
  • Capability to access the new adaptive battery prediction feature which enables the capability to the operating system to hibernate the apps which are not used by the user to go into the sleep mode till the user wants them back in use. 
  • Capability to access the automatic brightness feature where it allows the users to experience the dimming and brightness enhancing feature of the device according to the user's habits.
  • Capability to support Vulkan 1.1.
  • Capability to choose to rotate screen from the display to avoid accident display rotation.