Android 10 comes to Google’s Pixel phones

Android 10 comes to Google’s Pixel phones

An early September release is later than what Google has done with the last three versions - Android 7 "Nougat", Android 8 "Oreo", and Android 9 "Pie" - all of which were released officially in August.

What's new in Android 10?


First and foremost, Android 10 finally introduces a dark theme for the operating system. So yes, Google doesn't particularly seem confident with this new navigation system design yet.

Google to roll out the Android 10 updates for all Pixel phones from today.


Android is the most dominant mobile operating system in the world, powering nearly nine out of every 10 smartphones shipped globally. Android 10 can suggest contextual actions in notifications, including smart replies for texts and instant messages, or opening a map when an address shows up.

Two apps with over 1.5 million downloads use new method to stealthily click ads on users' devices. All told, though, there's a lot to dig into once you've installed the update, and we wouldn't be surprised if you've stopped reading by now to get a feel for everything yourself. All you have to do is plug in your phone and begin using Android Auto on your car's display. This update brings big features like a system-wide dark mode, full gesture navigation, revamped permissions, and more. Digital Wellbeing also gets parental controls allowing you to set screen time limits, see device location, and manage what they see. The telecom carriers note that the launch of Android Q OS will start on September 3 for the original Pixel and Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and 2 XL, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL as well as the newly launched Pixel 3a series. Before it was called "Android 10", we've been testing Android Q in developer builds for several months.


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