Android Q quits sweet naming tradition and Is now Android 10 has been released on September 3rd.
In a post on its blog, Google's Dave Burke said: "Android 10 is here! With this release, we focused on making your everyday life easier with features powered by on-device machine learning, as well as supporting new technologies like Foldables and 5G."
Android devices will get a number of security features, which the following sections summarize.
Improved unified biometric authentication dialogs. TLS 1.3 is a major revision to the TLS standard that includes performance benefits and enhanced security are 40% faster.
New Direct Share APIs replace the Sharing Shortcuts API.
Android 10 offers a new Dark theme that applies to both the Android system UI and apps running on the device.
Currently, this new software upgrade is available for Google's own phones including the Pixel 2, Pixel 3 and latest Pixel 3a. Begins rolling out today.
Nokia has confirmed some devices, including the Nokia 7.1 and 8.1 will get Android 10 later this year. Huawei says it will be fully committed to this upgrade despite a recent US Google ban. However, Samsung is yet to reveal its roadmap for Android 10 and keeping hush hush on what's to come.
Devices which were able to ge the beta:
One benefit of owning a Google phone is that you are always the first to receive the monthly security updates and major OS releases like Android Pie.
Sony release dates.
HTC release dates.
LG is behind.
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