Google surprised everybody on Monday by officially releasing the Android 9 Pie operating system. While the OS is only available on Google Pixel and Essential PH-1 at the moment, the big question on everybody else s mind is how soon will it be rolling out on other devices. Most brands are yet to reveal details, but some have stepped forward giving their customers some insight. One of them is Huawei. Also Read - Google Play Store announces blanket ban on Sugar Daddy apps over sexual contentAlso Read - Huawei P50, P50 Pro with OLED display, HarmonyOS launched: Price, features
According to Gizchina, Huawei s president of mobile phone product line, He Gang, recently revealed that the company has already started beta testing of Android 9 Pie on four of its devices. This includes, Huawei P20, Huawei Mate 10, Honor 10, and Honor V10. He also mentioned that the company is currently trying to optimize the operating system for the devices, in order to roll it out as soon as possible. Also Read - Google, Facebook make vaccination mandatory for employees returning to office
The website even reported Huawei s Pollen Club to have pushed out the internal beta testing to a small number of members on August 6. Following that, the recruitment for the official internal testing will be rolled out to a majority of the users, as soon as the update is ready.
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Android 9 Pie operating system focuses on simplicity. Google is finally replacing the three-button navigation system on Android with a single button and gesture navigation in order to make the interface more intuitive and easy to get around. Along with that, Google is also making it easier to manage notification thanks to multiple AI integrated features. Security features have gotten a boast as well.