In NEW DELHI Google is preparing for the launch is its next-generation Pixel smartphones which will come with the latest version of Android. Keeping the launch timeline in mind the tech giant has now released the final developer preview of Android P. The Android P Developer Preview 5 or beta 4 is the most stable version and you can try it before the final launch.
Android VP Dave Burke has said that the Android P beta 4 incorporate all the “final system behaviors”. This means that the features which are part of this update are definitely coming to the next version. One of the feature is the gesture-based navigation system, which the company is improving since the released of the first developer preview of Android P.
Weighing 51.7MB, the update is for those who are already using the Android P Beta 3. The company claims that it has fixed various bugs with this beta update. Presently, the Android P Beta 4 is available on Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
With the Android Beta 4 update, the company has removed the microphone icon from the search bar placed at the bottom of the homescreen. Along with this, it has also tweaked the icons for auto-rotate in the notification bar which comes up when a user turn the device. Along with this, Android P also brings some visual changes to the OS such as new look for the settings menu and quick shortcuts from the pull down menu.
The company has also redesigned the multitasking which now shows the preview of every app in the entire window. The corners are rounded and users have an option to easily edit and take screenshots. Currently, the company has not revealed the name for Android P.