Android 11’s launch date was glimpsed upon throughout a latest Google Sensible Dwelling Summit, and falls consistent with when Android is launched as a steady construct annually.
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Android 11, the subsequent technology of one of many world’s hottest working programs, seems to have a launch date. Based on Android Police, Google inadvertently revealed the launch date on the lately held ‘Hey Google’ Sensible Dwelling Summit in USA, when a presentation slide revealed a ‘guidelines’ the launch of Android 11 on September 8. The report additionally states Michele Turner, senior director of Google’s Sensible Dwelling division, as stating that Android 11 will certainly be launched on September 8. The knowledge appeared to have been revealed on a slide the place Google is speaking about enhancements that might be made to Android 11’s energy menu, to accommodate simpler entry of Google’s sensible dwelling gadgets on any latest Android smartphone.
Android 11 is slated to convey a number of recent options to the large ecosystem of Android gadgets. These new options embody native display screen recording on all upcoming Android gadgets, muting notification sound whereas recording movies (to keep away from the tremendous annoying ‘ping’ which may come out of nowhere), rising contact sensitivity of shows to accommodate for tempered glass display screen protectors, logging notification historical past, and routinely disabling a specific app permission if the app has not been used for a very long time. The latter could also be a vital new function when it comes to consumer privateness.
Different options embody a revamped energy menu to accommodate for sensible gadgets, intuitive shortcut controls, pinning most used apps to the sharing menu, higher gesture adjustment, and most significantly, enabling constant Bluetooth connectivity even even Airplane Mode is switched on. App ‘bubbles’ are additionally anticipated to be included in Android 11, which is able to make apps seem as floating menus to allow simpler multitasking ought to it’s good to. All issues taken collectively, Android 11 is all about refining the general Android expertise but once more, as an alternative of being a serious overhaul.
Not like different years, this yr’s Android launch can be going to be a silent affair. Google rolled out its Android 11 developer preview with out an occasion to mark its introduction, after the Covid-19 pandemic led to most of our actions shifting to a distant foundation. The launch of a brand new Android model yearly additionally signifies the launch of recent flagship gadgets, and going ahead, will probably be fascinating to see which OEM claims the bragging rights of being the primary to launch a smartphone with the most recent software program.