Android Q will offer photo apps access to added depth effects

Google Pixel 3 Lite XL

It's available to all Pixel phones, including the original Pixel and Pixel XL.

For people who use their Android device primarily for media or content creation, Android Q supports the AV1 video codec and faster communication with MIDI devices. According to the YouTube channel Techusiast, the Android Q Developer Preview Beta 1 already has Screen Recording feature, confirming rumors from earlier this year.

Given that numerous services offered by the search giant rely on machine learning and the device performs some of these AI tasks, it would be an interesting decision for Google to include the Snapdragon 625 processor into its mid-range smartphones, which lacks the improved AI performance of some of the newer chipsets.

As with any beta program, it's a great chance to test out new and exciting features ahead of time, but expect plenty of bugs and unexplained crashes before Android Q gets finalised.

Keep in mind, this is only the first beta of Android Q, so that's not a surprise at all.

Have fun playing around with the new gestures in Android Q! You will find more information about these new features in our article dedicated to the new features of Android Q. While this alleged Pixel 3 Lite XL prototype runs the latest stable OS version (Android 9.0 Pie), its processor and memory count are hardly up to modern standards.

It's an issue that's been giving Google some grief in the past year as a series of investigations have revealed the way that Android apps - and even perhaps Google itself - furtively track users' locations. However, I must wonder what delicious dessert will Android Q be named after?

Google Pixel 3 Lite XL
Google Announces Android Q Beta: Faster Apps, Privacy Boosts, and More

From Android Q onwards, apps will no longer be able to do this by default and will need to request background location access.

Android Q also gives you more control over apps and what they can access.

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The Google Pixel 3 Lite XL is making yet another appearance in the Geekbench Browser database today, this time seemingly confirming that full name rather than operating under "Foxconn Pixel 3 XL" or "Google Pixel 3a XL" aliases.

In the same leaked beta from February, there was apparently a system-wide dark mode, which would activate the darker colors in all apps, and recolor apps that didn't have a dark theme built in.

With Android Q, you have a few seconds after an app has been removed to undo the change. Google has a beta program that lets you update via a simple OTA. Before then several beta versions of the software will appear.

Samsung Electronics Developing Outfolding and Vertical Foldable Phones
On the camera section, these do a pretty good job due to its telephoto lens with an autofocus feature with an aperture of f/2.4. Wireless PowerShare feature enables to easily charge Qi-certified smartphone devices and even compatible wearable devices.

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