In 2019 the current Android Pie will be replaced by Android Q. This brings new functions to your mobile devices. This includes a system-wide dark mode, 230 new emojis and advanced settings to customize the design of your device. The exact date of publication is not yet known.
The new features of Android Q
Android Q will be released in summer 2019 and brings many new functions. Exactly when you can install the update depends on which device you have. First, the in-house smartphones from Google are equipped, then the top devices from Samsung , HTC and Huawei.
What’s new with Android Q
- Dark Mode: The new Android brings a system-wide dark mode, with which all white areas can be displayed in black or gray. This saves battery and is easy on the eyes in low light conditions.
- QR code for sharing WiFi passwords: With this practical function, you can generate a QR code that you can use to quickly share your WiFi password with friends and acquaintances.
- New design settings: In Android Q, fonts and symbols can also be changed.
- Extended gesture control: Starting with Android Q, you get a gesture bar on which possible gestures are shown. You can use it to switch or close open applications, for example.
- Native desktop mode: With this function, your Android device can be connected to a monitor. To do this, you need a suitable adapter from HDMI to Mini-USB.
- New emojis: The update delivers a total of 230 new emojis. This also includes 53 new gender-neutral symbols.
- Control for foldable smartphones: Samsung launched the first foldable smartphone in July 2019. Android Q supports the new possibilities of these devices.