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7 advantages of Android Pie that not many people know about

Even though it has been almost a year since its release, Android Pie has advantages that not many people know about. What is it, gang?

Android Pie is the last update of the operating system released by Google for Android smartphones in August 2018.

Even though it's been almost a year since it was released, in fact there are still many people who don't know about the advantages & disadvantages of operating systems with code Android v9.0 P this.

While waiting for the next Android operating system update from Google alias Android Q, let's get to know more about the advantages and disadvantages of Android 9 Pie.

The Advantages of Android Pie that Not Many People Know

Today's technology is getting more sophisticated, gang. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is getting closer to our daily life.

This Android Pie operating system is no exception. By utilizing AI, this operating system will offer advanced and futuristic features to its users.

Instead of a lot of small talk, here are the advantages of Android Pie that not many people know about.

1. More Colorful User Interface

The first advantage of Android Pie is in terms of visuals. Interface which is displayed on Android Pie is more colorful and pleasing to the eye, gang.

The icons in your main menu have curved edges so they have a nice impression smooth and neat. In addition, the color of the icon becomes more vivid and very contrasting.

Apart from the color and appearance, the movements and animations displayed are also refined to make it more pleasing to your eyes, which often spend hours staring at the screen.

2. Adaptive Battery

If you really like playing games on your cellphone, the advantages of this Android Pie will spoil you, gang. Adaptive Battery is a feature that is claimed to save up to 30% battery.

The adaptive battery feature uses artificial intelligence (AI) to track app usage patterns by users, including when they are used.

Applications that you use often will get priority on resources and battery to run on Android background.

Meanwhile, applications that you rarely use will get the opposite, gang. With this feature, your cellphone will be more efficient and optimized.

3. Gesture Based Navigation System

Today's Android smartphones on average already use full screen display. Full screen with small notch or no notch at all is becoming a trend hype really in 2019.

To make it even cooler, the navigation buttons below are also modified by Google so that they can be hidden from view.

On Android 8.0 Oreo, you use the three navigation buttons at the bottom. Well, when you use Android Pie all navigation buttons are replaced with the new model.

The Android Pie navigation system is made simpler by gestures / gestures that are carried out such as sliding right, left, or up, each with their respective functions.

4. Digital Wellbeing

Well, this Android Pie feature is perfect for those of you who like to play cellphones for hours. Digital Wellbeing useful for reducing smartphone usage time.

In addition to not being addicted, another advantage that can be felt from the Digital Wellbeing feature on Android Pie is that you can limit the use of your smartphone so that you are healthier. gang.

App timer will limit the running time of the application. Then, there Wind Down which automatically activates Night Light and change the screen color to grayscale so you don't play HP all the time and sleep.

Unfortunately, the advantages of Android Pie on this one can only be felt by Google Pixel smartphone users, gang. In fact, this feature is very important to ward off gadget addiction.

5. Support for Notch

Although currently smartphone manufacturers are already using Pop Up Cameras in their products, there are still quite a lot of Android smartphones that have a notch at the top.

Well, to accommodate this, Android Pie brings facilities notch simulation for developers. This is so that developers can see the appearance of the application on a bangs cellphone.

The advantages of Android Pie on this one are actually more profitable for developers than for users. Who knows you are interested in creating your own smartphone, gang.

If you want to try the method, you have to activate it Developer Mode, then activate the option Simulate a display with a cutout in the Drawing.

6. Improved Security and Privacy Through Lockdown Features

Did you know that modern security features like face unlock, fingerprint, & voice unlock is it so easy to hack?

It could be that when you sleep, other people use your fingers or your unconscious face to unlock your smartphone.

Well, features Lockdown this is an advantage of Android Pie that you can use to set so that your cellphone can only be opened by a PIN / password.

The way to activate it is to open the options Security and Location on the menu Settings, then Lock Screen Preference, and activate Show lock.

7. Dark Mode

If you are bored with the appearance of the Android interface that has a white base color, you can change it to black with this feature Dark Mode which is on Android Pie.

Dark mode also makes viewing more comfortable in some situations. Another advantage of the Dark Mode feature is that it saves battery life if your cellphone uses a screen with an Amoled panel.

Disadvantages of Android Pie

Although it has many advantages, in fact Android Pie still has disadvantages, you know. What are the drawbacks of Android Pie?

1. Complicated Settings Button

Many people don't really like the design concept of Android Pie. One concept I didn't like was moving the settings button on the Notification Shades.

Its position is at the bottom so you can't just lower the Notification Shade to enter the settings.

To be able to enter the settings, you have to swipe down to enter Quick Settings, then click the settings icon.

2. Gesture navigation is not tight

The use of gesture navigation on Android Pie is considered not very good but instead complicates smartphone navigation.

Although designed for faster navigation, in fact gesture / swipe-based navigation is even slower than using buttons.

Indeed, somewhat similar to the iPhone. However, gesture-based controls on Android Pie are far from perfect and tend to hinder users.

Bonus - List of Android Phones Getting Android 9 Pie Update

Here is a list of Android phones of various brands that are getting the Android v9.0 P update, aka Android Pie.

BrandSmartphone Type
SamsungGalaxy S10/S10e/S10 Plus, Galaxy S9/S9 Plus, Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy A80, Galaxy A70, etc
SonyXperia 1, Xperia 10/10 Plus, Xperia XZ3, Xperia XZ2/XZ2 Premium/XZ2 Compact, Xperia XZ Premium/XZ1/XZ1 Compact
vivoV15/V15 Pro, X27/X27 Pro, S1, X21/X21UD, Nex S/Nex A, etc
XiaomiBlack Shark 2, Mi 9/Mi 9 Explorer/Mi 9 SE, Mi 8 Lite, Mi A2/Mi A2 Lite, Note 7/Note 7 Pro, Pocophone F1, etc
OppoF11 Pro, Oppo R15, Reno, etc
HuaweiP30, P30 Pro, P30 Lite, P20, P20 Pro, P20 Lite, Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, etc
AsusZenfone 5Z, ZenFone Max Pro M1, ZenFone 5, Zenfone Max Pro M2, etc
HonorPlay, 10, 8X, 8X Max, 9, 9N, etc
MotorolaOne, One Power, Z3, Z3 Play, Z2 Force Edition, X6, G6, etc

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