We all have been hearing about Android P from last several days. But, still wondering when you would get to see it on your device. Eventually, your wait is over. Android P, the next version of Android is said to be getting released on 20th this month. That means, just a few days left for it to come in the market.
Evan Blass has released a calendar image that denotes about to release date of Android P. The date is exactly one year later of Android 8.0 Oreo release. Android P will first roll out on Google Pixel smartphones and later steadily on the other devices. The upcoming platform will not work on any of the Nexa models including Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, and Pixel C.
Android P is just the nickname of the software. Google is yet to reveal the actual name of the operating system. But, the company might name it as Android 9.0 P or a popsicle or pumpkin pie. Well, we will get confirmation of its official name during the launch ceremony. Till date, five developer preview candidates have been released for Android P. Pistachio Ice Cream is one of the prime candidates.
Google has still kept the Android P statue and its brand image a huge secret. It may unmask it on the lawn at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. New Android 9.0 P will come as a package of a variety of features such as new system navigation, host of material design, adaptive battery, and actions within apps, easier rotation control, and adaptive battery.
Initially, the developer previews of Android P were limited to Pixel smartphones such as Pixel X/XL, Pixel 2/2XL. Later, Google expanded and announced the first public beta of the next Android version to devices like OnePlus 6, Sony Xperia XZ2, Essential PH-1, Vivo X21, Nokia 7 Plus, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, and Oppo R15 Pro.
Google is on the verge to expose the next generation of Pixel smartphones – Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL. They may release hand-in-hand with the Android P but might not get the latest version of the operating system.