Android Q warms up. Google has released the first beta version of Android Q or Android 10, the next version of the most popular mobile operating system on the planet. It will focus on something that many users are concerned about, so much so that I know some don't use Android for it: their security and privacy. But those who prefer more showy or palpable novelties do not be scared, because it will also include other novelties, among which we have what appears to be the future of mobile devices.
Samsung, among others, already they have presented folding screens And this will be one of the novelties that Google will include in Android Q. And it is that Android is in all kinds of devices and what comes next seems to be mobile phones that, when opened, will become a mini tablet. Speaking of displays as well, the next version of Android will also include support for borderless displays, which also looks like the future. The Korean firm has already launched the fingerprint reader under the screen, which is a declaration of intent in this regard.
Android Q includes support for 5G connections
Another novelty will be that Android 10 will include support for 5G connections. It is clear that there is still a long way to go so that we can all enjoy the speeds of the next generation of networks, but it is also true that it is better to prepare the ground so that when the moment comes, they are not caught off guard.
The list of most outstanding novelties would look like this:
- Privacy and security improvements.
- Improvements for folding mobiles (in V).
- Support for 5G.
- Support for folding screens.
- New video and audio codecs: AV1 for video and Opus for Audio.
- Borderless display support.
- Support for Vulkan 11 for games.
- Faster startup.
- New APIs for connectivity.
Among the security novelties mentioned we will have more control over location permissions in applications, something like it is already in iOS where we can deny it, allow it only when the app is running or all the time. On the other hand, we will also have more control over access at the time of sharing.
To participate and be able to use this beta you have to subscribe to it from this link. The only thing necessary will be to have a Pixel.
It is clear that what is included in this list is not everything that Android Q will include. If there are no surprises, Google will present more interesting news in the Google I / O to be held in a few months, but reading that it will be a safer and faster system is already interesting. What do you miss in Android that you would like to see in Android Q?