Google has officially released Android 10 to the public and it’s rolling out to devices.
Android 10 brings new features, key ones being a system-wide dark theme and a new swipe-based navigation. Below are few of the features that Android 10 brings to your phone:
With Live Caption, videos including those you record yourself, podcasts, and audio messages get captioned when activated. And the best thing is that it doesn’t require Wi-Fi or data.
With Android 9 Pie, you received suggested responses when you receive a message or mail. Android 10 takes it even further with Smart Reply. A message containing a location or address will now include suggestions to open related apps such as Maps for directions to the place.
This is an app that boosts sounds, filters background noises and provides an overall better audio experience when you plug in your headphones to watch a video or listen to an audio file.
Android 10 brings a new gesture navigation system that includes swipes and pulls.
Google finally listened and has now added a dark theme to Android. Google says it uses true black for the dark theme which should bring improvements to battery life and also reduce the strain on your eyes. Google Apps like Gmail, photos, and the calendar take on a dark theme when you switch.
Android 10 brings up to 65 new emojis including gender-inclusive ones for pre-existing emojis.
With Android10, users now have more controls over their privacy. You can customize which app gets access to your location and when. You can choose what data is stored and for how long. You can also opt-out of personalized ads.
Faster Security Updates
With Android 10, security updates and fixes will be rolled out via Google Play (Play Store) and you will receive them just the way your apps receive new updates.
Focus Mode which allows you to minimize distractions and pause preselected apps. Digital Wellbeing also gets parental controls allowing you to set screen time limits, see device location, and manage what they see.
You can check the official website for the full list of features Android 10 comes with.