Android always released it’s new os versions by referring them as one delicious dessert, but not this time. The new version of android was supposed to be “Android Q” but they named it “Android 10” instead. This breaks the sweet naming Android tradition which was carried from its Version 1.5 Cupcake. Google has officially dropped desserts naming android versions and has planned to stick with the old fashioned simple numerical scheme.
The released version of Android 10 is still a beta version available for selected devices to try and provide feedback and test the functionality and overall feel of the UI and modified operating system functionalities.
- Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel 3 XL, Google Pixel 3a, Google Pixel 3a XL, Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL
- Asus Zenfone 5Z
- Essential Phone
- Huawei Mate 20 Pro
- LG G8
- Nokia 8.1
- OnePlus 6T
- Oppo Reno
- Realme 3 Pro
- Sony Xperia XZ3
- Techno Spark 3 Pro
- Vivo X27, Vivo Nex S, Vivo Nex A
- Xiaomi Mi 9
- Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G
Top New Features addition :
- System-wide dark theme.
- Closing Privacy Loopholes.
- Gesture Navigation
- Advance privacy features.
- Security updates in background: Project Mainline.
- 5G compatbility.
- Live Captioning video and audio.
- Face-id type authentication for logins and purchases.
- App Permission redesigned to give better control.
Top Features Removed/ modified :
- Swipe back button will be removed.
- No AndroidBeam. (NFC)
Following the beta version for mobile user a developer version is also available, The developer version can be installed on the android studio or an emulator.
The final version release dates are not yet disclosed but is expected to be releasing soon this year.