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Motorola Release List of Eligible Devices Getting Android 9.0 Update

By The Mobile 360 on August 17, 2018
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Motorola has released a list of devices which are eligible to get the upcoming Android 9.0 Pie update. the company in a blog post announced, “Fresh out of the oven, we’re excited to share that Android™ 9.0 Pie (Android P) is on its way to a Motorola smartphone near you. The new Android OS updates will give you a smarter and simpler user experience that adapts to you.”

As per the list published by Motorola, only eight devices are eligible to receive the Android 9.0 Pie update which will be released by this fall. the device listed are moto z3, moto z3 play, moto z2 force edition, moto z2 play, moto x4, moto g6 plus, moto g6, and moto g6 play.

The more you use your phone, the better the experience gets over time. From the new Intuitive Navigation and Recent App, an improved Do Not Disturb mode, and a colorful settings menu, to anticipated longer battery life, revamped split-screen and more, Android P gives you that piece of pie you’ve been longing for.

Android P also brings a redesigned Quick Settings, simplified volume controls, an easier way to manage notifications and more.

Here’s Overview Of Android 9.0 Pie Features

  • New user interface for the quick settings menu.
  • The clock has moved to the left of the notification bar.
  • Battery saver no longer shows an orange overlay on the notification and status bars.
  • A “screenshot” button has been added to the power options.
  • A new “Lockdown” mode which disables biometric authentication once activated.
  • Rounded corners across the graphical user interface.
  • New transitions for switching between apps, or activities within apps.
  • Richer messaging notifications, where a full conversation can be had within a notification, full scale images, and smart replies akin to Google’s new app, Reply.
  • Support for display cutouts.
  • Redesigned volume slider.
  • Battery percentage now shown in Always-On Display.
  • Lock screen security changes include the possible return of an improved NFC Unlock.
  • Experimental features (which are currently hidden within a menu called Feature Flags) such as a redesigned About Phone page in settings, and automatic Bluetooth enabling while driving.
  • DNS over TLS.
  • HEIF support.
  • A new gesture-based system interface, similar to the one found on the iPhone X and other devices.
  • Redesigned, horizontal multitask app switcher with Google search bar and app drawer built in.
  • A “Digital Wellbeing” feature which discourages excessive usage of your phone.
  • Placing the phone face down will mute notifications but allow emergencies to come through.
  • An Adaptive Battery feature that maximizes battery power by prioritizing the apps you’re most likely to use next.
  • Improved Adaptive Brightness feature which modifies screen brightness based on your own personal preferences.
  • Always-On Display now hides notification.
  • New Back Button Icon in navigation bar.
  • Manual theme selection.
  • Rotation Lock button indicates in navigation bar.
  • Keyboard Switcher button shown in navigation bar when the keyboard is activated.
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You can also read our detailed report about Android 9.0 Pie update here.


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