Google’s Android 10 is the latest in the line of the Andriod OS release. It is also nicknamed Android Q. Unlike other Android OS, there is a notable change in the name. Yeah, this one does not have a desert code name.
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Amongst many things s to note at a glance, This a peek of what to expect.
Notable Feature of Android 10
Apart from dumping desert name which has been like a culture since the android 1.5, there are a few things that a worthing taking note of.
Android 10 Logo Redesign
The android logo features an interesting robot as its logo. But on the android 10 there is a major change to the green little robot. A logo that people have become accustomed to goes away on the android 10.
No Back button
No back button, yes noo back button. That should surprise people, it didn’t surprise me. Because if you are following up on the trend of iOS devices, you would have noticed a growing trend of gestures rather than taps. Many people are already saying that the changes might affect user-friendliness that attracted users in the first place. But all we need to do is grow up and get used to it.
Swipe up to go home, swipe up and hold reveals a multitasking menu and swiping across the screen the left or right edge takes you back.
Android 10 Dark theme Mode
Android 10 finally flag off the long-awaited dark mode. This a feature that a lot of app designers and users are waiting for already.
Android 10 brings a new feature called live caption. the feature is aimed at deaf people. It is geared as an aid to enable them to relate to audio from media.
It works in real-time on anything being said on your phone without an internet connection. All you need do is turn on the feature from the accessibility settings.
Privacy is a major clamor in the quickly advancing Information and technology world. Google has joined in making sure that you do not give your privacy away easily.
The new changes offer more control to users over granting permission to the user.
- Location Permission- Now there is an obvious popup requesting you to approve apps to use your location permission.
- File Control- There is also a control of apps using files on your phone for some purpose. Users are able to control app access to media files.
There is a whole new setting and that allows users to monitor information usage within the android 10 permission settings.
An improved share menu
The share menu feature has not been so good over the years. When it connects, it is too slow. Android 10 addressed all the issues. Also introducing is a sharing shortcut that allows users to share media and files.
Better support for foldable phones
With the expectation of foldable phones coming into the market in 2019, Android is well-positioned to tap into the market. The android 10 is said to support the features and functionality of foldable phones.
Andriod 10 Is Finally Here
Android 10 finally made it into the markets on September 3, 2019. Google did not waste time rolling it off on it google pixel mobiles.
However, other mobile users will have to work to meet the required standard of having an android. Until they do you can not feel Android 10. As such it is dependent on the mobile company that created your phone.
As an Android fan, I feel these updates have a lot to offer in laying a claim in the tussle of the mobile industry.
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