Google unveils Android P: new gesture-based interface!

Google has officially unveiled the newest version of Android – 9.0, also known as Android P. Right know, it's not clear exactly what the P stands for, but whatever it ends up being, we're sure it's going to be tasty...
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43 Comments

1. Phantom1031

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 02, 2014

Which 7 brands will have android p beta? Can u enlighten about that also

2. cmdacos

Posts: 4208; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Oppo, Sony, nokia, pixel, possibly Xiaomi All I can remember.

5. Phantom1031

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 02, 2014

Thanks mate, was there no samsung?

19. cmdacos

Posts: 4208; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Too heavily skinned. I can't see it.

42. FreshPrinceOfH

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 31, 2017

No Samsung. You will probably start seeing P on Samsung devices around this time next year. If the last update cycle is any indication. This time last year Oreo was in beta (As P is now) and the update to O for Samsungs just started a few weeks ago.

22. Sparkxster

Posts: 1228; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Essential, OnePlus, Sony, Oppo, Nokia, Xiaomi, and Google.

3. Phantom1031

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 02, 2014

Why google is making icons round?

4. cmdacos

Posts: 4208; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Always funny how they are apples gestures and not palm's... Silly hacks .

9. NateDiaz

Posts: 1088; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

Cause Apple makes things popular, no one knows Palm originally invented them.

16. ahmadkun

Posts: 586; Member since: May 02, 2016

Talk about yourself

17. NateDiaz

Posts: 1088; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

Salty?

37. andynaija

Posts: 1259; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

Dummy?

20. cmdacos

Posts: 4208; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Just everyone in the tech world.

27. EvilAPi

Posts: 116; Member since: Sep 25, 2017

Looks like you don't know what's does PalmOS gesture works, and you said Apple invented it. What a joke.

29. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

What is palm?? LOL... Don' be an ignorant knucklehead. Google copied Apple very clearly here. There is no way around that.I'm sorry but main stream consumer notices this no matter how hard we shout at each other. Apple sets trends in the smartphone business and it's pretty clear now.

33. theunspoken

Posts: 310; Member since: Jul 06, 2017

That's because you are kids who just entered the technological world, gestures existed long back before apple introduced them

40. rouyal

Posts: 1582; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

Moving goal posts.

6. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 550; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Didn't like the new navigation bars.If its gesture based there should be no home indicators & back indicators.its looks more like ios. They should do like Ubuntu touch or sailfish os.

7. Phantom1031

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 02, 2014

Its PhoneArena as you know, apple has to be mentioned some how in each article. Just wait for isheep now come here and claim that apple created this whole universe

41. rouyal

Posts: 1582; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

If it wasn’t for Apple you’d be typing your comment on a T9 keyboard, and using buttons to scroll.

8. Phantom1031

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 02, 2014

Wow a new thing i found when u write iphone arena it changes into phonearena......

11. Leo_MC

Posts: 7432; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

The same thing happens when you write "android phone arena".

13. Phantom1031

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 02, 2014

Lol phonearena has developed a lot

34. Leo_MC

Posts: 7432; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

It's called SEO optimization.

14. ahmadkun

Posts: 586; Member since: May 02, 2016

About the new navigation bar? See how you can get inspired by something and make it even better doesn't matter apple or balm i like what google did and it seems much more efficient than others , (notch copiers .. learn from this) and the goos thing is google will give an option to go back to the traditional navigation bar.

23. Nimbus

Posts: 442; Member since: Apr 02, 2018

Are u sure traditonal navigation bar will be there as an option give me proof.

18. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

I'm sorry, but when Apple launched their gesture based navigation, you heralded it as a breakthrough and a world's first and other hyperbole reactions, while not mentioning at all that Palm was the first company that did gesture based navigation before Apple. Now that Google is incorperating a little more gestures into their navigation, you make sure to mention that Palm was actually years ahead of Google, as they had gestures way before them, and you mention it in the very first article about the new Android P navigation. I'm sorry, but this is why the term PhoneArena is sometimes used.

24. Nimbus

Posts: 442; Member since: Apr 02, 2018

PhoneArena Techxp u still haven't learn to spell check even today with ur new account.

35. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

Get lost, i'm not TechXP. Furthermore, i think you need to spell check yourself, as your spelling and grammar is worse than mine.

21. Sparkxster

Posts: 1228; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Android P is a very meaningful update. All the features it is adding look very useful.

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