Google has unexpected expelled a latest vital refurbish to Android — foregoing a common triumphal unveiling — to all versions of a possess Pixel phone. Users of a Pixel or Pixel 2 (or their particular XL versions), can download it now to get new facilities including AI-optimised battery life, apps that envision what we wish to do next, new confidence and remoteness measures, a new discretionary gesture-based navigation complement and more.
As ever, a refurbish will hurl out to other Android inclination as their particular manufacturers make it available.
The recover not usually breaks with tradition by rising so suddenly, it also has a most easier name than prior versions: Android 9 Pie (not 9.0, as a character has been previously).
Though vital iterations are always nicknamed after honeyed treats, this is a slightest specific one given 1.6 Donut. Previous versions have enclosed 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lolllipop, 4.4 KitKat, 4.1 Jelly Bean and 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Aside from a system-wide visible redesign, a biggest change in Pie is an discretionary one: a new gesticulate complement that removes a normal contingent of Android navigation buttons.