Tech & Science Android P might include iPhone X-style navigation gestures

14:22  15 april  2018
14:22  15 april  2018 Source:   Engadget

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According to a recent podcast hosted by 9to5Google, Google might introduce iPhone X -like gesture navigations in an upcoming build of Android P . Will it eventually result in Android completely losing its unique style and identity?

As suggested in the first Alphabet Scoop podcast hosted by 9to5Google, an internal build of Android P suggests that the OS update will include native gesture navigations , much like the ones found on the iPhone X . Will it eventually result in Android completely losing its unique style and identity?

  Android P might include iPhone X-style navigation gestures © Provided by Engadget It's well-established that Android P will support notched displays when it arrives later in the year. However, that might not be the only iPhone X-like feature in the finished release. The 9to5Google team has noticed that a Google developer blog post briefly included an Android P screenshot with a very different set of navigation buttons. Instead of the usual three buttons (back, home and multitasking) that have been present for years, the OS includes just a back button and an iPhone X-style strip.

The image doesn't include hints as to functionality, but 9to5Google had previously heard through a source that Google was testing a nav bar where an upward swipe would trigger multitasking, similar to the iPhone X. The back button would also disappear whenever it's not in use, such as when you're visiting the home screen.

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Android P Might Include Native Gesture -Based Navigation like the iPhone X , Google is headed to turning into an Apple clone, much like some Chinese Android makers, Android P brings along a couple of usefulness changes too, and one of the greatest ones identify with security.

These include double tap, long tap, and double tap & hold. These iPhone X gestures on Android phones can be handy for the users whose hands aren’t Android users having a virtual navigation bar might face some inconvenience as the app doesn’t hide it. However, on the ‘Tips’ screen, it

We wouldn't bet money on this feature surviving in later releases. Google experiments with features that might be cut or modified by the time a new Android version reaches your hands. It's entirely plausible, however, that Google would show this off between its I/O conference in May and the eventual launch later in 2018. Tall-screened phones are becoming commonplace, and Google might want a clutter-free interface to match. An introduction at I/O would give app developers time to adapt to the change.

Android P navigation bar© Google Android P navigation bar

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