Android Q: exclusive hands-on with the new features

Android 10 Q beta 3 is available today on more devices than any previous Android beta has been available on before. Android Q has dark mode, better gestures, and an impressive new accessibility feature in live captions. Dieter Bohn visited Google for an exclusive first look at these new features and Google’s new way to deliver critical security updates, Project Mainline.
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  • What do you think the Q should stand for?

    The VergeThe Verge3 aylar önce
    • Android Quindim, Android Quebra Queixo, Android Queijada...

      Fernando SFernando S3 gün önce
    • Quiet

      Louisman SzeLouisman SzeAylar önce
    • Google always has food name on android so find a food name that stands for q

      Knodesant KnodeKnodesant KnodeAylar önce
    • Quondom😂😂😂🤣

    • I'm not really sure... There aren't any desserts that start with q

      James SJames SAylar önce
  • Use some of this features more than a year in my Xiaomi =)

    Chillwave GeneralChillwave General3 gün önce
  • YEs android PEE 1:11

    KakoeKakoe3 gün önce
  • more and more options

    Zombie KillaZombie Killa3 gün önce
  • oh yes ! good doesnt copy apple

    bakalem redabakalem reda7 gün önce
  • All that and STILL no AM/PM by the clock.

    s0ur4pplem4rtinis0ur4pplem4rtini7 gün önce
    • If you’re so disoriented with time that you need AM/PM on the tiny clock icon, then just use military time dude

      E FoxE Fox6 gün önce
  • Dieter how did you get background images on your calendar widget?

    Francis GibbonsFrancis Gibbons8 gün önce
  • I just got Pie and now Q is coming out soon. Wish major OS updates only came around once every 2 or 3 years instead. IOS included.

    Negative VizionNegative Vizion8 gün önce
    • Negative Vizion 🙄🙄🙄

      E FoxE Fox6 gün önce
  • I can change the app permissions already. I don't get how that's a "new" thing.

    Shane KräuchiShane Kräuchi9 gün önce
  • The new security things are cool, but it just seems fishy that Google, who enjoys stealing data lol, would do that

    Badr HaddyBadr Haddy10 gün önce
  • Q should stand for Qatayef. Arabic dessert made of sweet dumpling filled with cream.

    ALSAHAFI13ALSAHAFI1312 gün önce
  • Q stands for Question :D

    Akhshay SrinivasanAkhshay Srinivasan12 gün önce
  • Quesadilla!

    Iyas MassoudIyas Massoud13 gün önce
  • Android Q's New Features : Custom Roms: Am a i joke to you?

    Dr. 47Dr. 4715 gün önce
  • "all of this is done in the device, securely" Sure... Because Google has always been up front about the information they gather and she'll about you...

    ストリートホークストリートホーク16 gün önce
  • Amazing upgrade but still not there.

    Amaan DehlviAmaan Dehlvi18 gün önce
  • aww..huawei already has that feature.

    Dave SoodeenDave Soodeen19 gün önce
  • Lineage os16 is better as it is trying to give update monthly

    Vinayak JaiswalVinayak Jaiswal20 gün önce
  • But. Is there going to be a 1 + 8 pro very soon?? Or a Huawei P50 pro, for even more competition worldwide?! Mmm. I just Can't Wait.

    John Gordon NorrisJohn Gordon Norris20 gün önce
  • My s8 will most likely not get android q but I'm lucky that it has one ui. It has most of the q features.

    Help me reach 600 subscribers with no videosHelp me reach 600 subscribers with no videos21 gün önce
  • Hey verge, a few suggestions to Google : - Need the close bar in the recent menu at the bottom ; - double tap on the home screen n' lock screen and ; - finally no stoppage of updates to its predecessors.

    Akhshay SrinivasanAkhshay Srinivasan21 gün önce
  • Thank christ the back swipe is coming... had to bring my Pixel 3a back to the store as it annoyed me so much on the twitter app

    Sam JohnsSam Johns24 gün önce
  • I don't like the gesture navigation I want to keep my OnePlus gestures... hopefully OnePlus doesn't take that from my OnePlus 7 Pro 😭

    Lg MarquezLg Marquez24 gün önce
    • Yeah. I love my gestures on my OnePlus 6T. I am worried because the journalist says that Google got an agreement with OnePlus and the other brands to use this navigation system. I hope OnePlus will give us the choice to remain with the default OxygenOS gestures or choose these new ones. The back gestures sounds like a nightmare.

      Catalina VargasCatalina Vargas13 gün önce
  • Lmao I use OxygenOS and I have legit zero things to look for in android Q. Already have all these features

    DasrixDasrix24 gün önce
    • Besides focus mode and some minor features

      DasrixDasrix24 gün önce
  • you forgot the Desktop OS convergence support in Q

    Vinuthan VijayVinuthan Vijay25 gün önce
  • I'm going to unironically say that most of these features are already on Samsung's One UI. As usuall.

    Muhammad RahadiansyahMuhammad Rahadiansyah26 gün önce
    • Also on miui and emui

      Saloni SharmaSaloni Sharma21 gün önce
  • I already have gesture navigation, permission manager, dark mode (via 3rd party apps), quick message replies via notification 5:10

    Vishal SinghVishal Singh27 gün önce
  • Its good got it on my pixel

    Corbin HandleyCorbin Handley28 gün önce
  • White bar? Isn't the features like the iphone?

    Bali MushroomBali Mushroom29 gün önce
  • Miui, emui, oxygen os already have some of those features

    StigStigAylar önce
  • Android Q? My phone just got pie!

    SaitamaSaitamaAylar önce
  • U think Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite will get this?

    Rukia KuchikiRukia KuchikiAylar önce
  • android Q have mayor upgrades (maybe thanks to google pixel phones) compare to the previus upgrades...looks solid and with a lot of features that u dont see, but are in background to make a ultimate experience

    federico acostafederico acostaAylar önce
  • im still testing it today on my Pixel 2 xl and looks amazing

    Arthur ViniciusArthur ViniciusAylar önce
  • i just need the phone call show the time and date instead of 2 mins ago, 22 hours ago. add on the speed dial, and T9 on the phone pad from 1~9. that would be more user friendly compare with existing design of UI.

    Ch'ng Sean EuCh'ng Sean EuAylar önce
  • Android Quentin? Since we're going through the alphabet now???

    Rickle PickRickle PickAylar önce
    • Or Android Quantum.

      Rickle PickRickle PickAylar önce
  • Apple and MIUI gestures lol And dark theme from one UI and Oxygen OS How original

    Matthias RamballyMatthias RamballyAylar önce
  • One Plus has had dark mode for a while.

    Actionjac1Actionjac1Aylar önce
  • True fact : Android is nothing without Samsung and Huawei

    KHALED AlMutairiKHALED AlMutairiAylar önce
  • This Android Update is similar to EMUI 9.0 Update in Huawei

    Miku HatsuneMiku HatsuneAylar önce
  • They should've done a navigation pill, not a navigation bar. I have a Motorola with the same feature and it looks half-baked since it sacrifices screen estate... We have to wait for android r (or latter) to fix it... navigation is getting better but it's a long way to go.

    Bogdan DraghiciBogdan DraghiciAylar önce
  • I will go for ARK OS anyway

    Xiao MiXiao MiAylar önce
  • Qid. How about QED? I am löÖking forward to Android Q system-wide dark mode. Play books/E-book has no dark mode yet; been waiting for it. 👌🏿

    bulitz ecrozbulitz ecrozAylar önce
  • Google: Presents the Android Q Apple: Atleast we have a screen recorder

    Rhio Raye De VeraRhio Raye De VeraAylar önce
  • every one want to make update be esaily,windows, what are you doing??

    許哲豪許哲豪Aylar önce
  • 6:17 is he trying to skip some of the video?

    BerkutschiBerkutschiAylar önce
  • Hu.. it's miui full screen gursers copy

    ArjunTheGamerArjunTheGamerAylar önce
  • The gesture system is same as MIUI10 on Xiaomi.

    Devalla Sai CharanDevalla Sai CharanAylar önce
  • Most of the features are already in my Huawei's EMUI.

    Sachin PalSachin PalAylar önce
  • Permission! I already have it on my Samsung.

    Sateesh PatilSateesh PatilAylar önce
  • Nokia 3310 with Android Q

    Aris TocraticAris TocraticAylar önce
  • I am waiting for the new version on my OnePlus 6t

    Nishant ParikhNishant ParikhAylar önce
  • Dark theme is nice but for Samsung's users is not new, we have already dark theme...

    Daniel VilledaDaniel VilledaAylar önce
  • Watching on a iPhone

    Park Manoban DaughterPark Manoban DaughterAylar önce
    • me too. I feel sorry for android users.

      Rudy RodriguezRudy RodriguezAylar önce
    • Bad for you

      DadyDadyAylar önce
  • I don't see anything worth liking.

    Adel FaroukAdel FaroukAylar önce
  • I had a bad feeling that the director of Android has an iPhone :/

    Happy PupperHappy PupperAylar önce
  • Dark theme was present in pie

    Ayush SinghAyush SinghAylar önce
  • Most of these is in MIUI

    Randolp AscanoRandolp AscanoAylar önce
  • "finally what everyone's been waiting for: a dark theme!!!" *laughs in Samsung one ui*

    George MinchevGeorge MinchevAylar önce
    • @Dave Soodeen Nope. No system wide Dark Theme, they don't.

      Muhammad RahadiansyahMuhammad Rahadiansyah19 gün önce
    • huawei already has that feature long time

      Dave SoodeenDave Soodeen19 gün önce
    • Glad you've caught up, custom ROMs and launchers have had it for years.

      Vic FVic F23 gün önce
    • @Sam Strickler Look, someone who never actually tries something but talking like they know everything about it.

      Muhammad RahadiansyahMuhammad Rahadiansyah26 gün önce
    • @Sam Strickler for me it works for most apps, not only system.

      George MinchevGeorge MinchevAylar önce
  • What desert starts with q because Google is hungry for deserts

    Enderminion PlayzEnderminion PlayzAylar önce
  • doesn't look elegant

    Muhammad AmeerMuhammad AmeerAylar önce
  • the gestures is already available at huawei phones on pie.

    Dal A.Dal A.Aylar önce
  • My OnePlus 5t already has a dark theme 😎

    Acrd.Acrd.Aylar önce
  • Copying iOS

  • Which phone you did show here? And you didn't mention about any assistant update of android Q.

    Asit DebataAsit DebataAylar önce
    • I think he showed the Google pixel 2 xl

      Giovxnnii RuizGiovxnnii RuizAylar önce
  • Director of Android is beautiful...😍

    Cricket, cricket and cricketCricket, cricket and cricketAylar önce
  • Nice ad Google

    ElvisjakElvisjakAylar önce
  • "slide at the edge of the screen to go back" *laughs in MIUI 10*

    Ikhwan YusufIkhwan YusufAylar önce
    • Samsung have it since nougat, experience ux 🤣

      Pronabjyoti BoraPronabjyoti Bora2 gün önce
    • Meanwhile as a blackberry z30 user * face palm *

      villavan kothaivillavan kothai14 gün önce
    • miui did it first, smooth and simple.

      Srikrishna KarthikSrikrishna KarthikAylar önce
  • Got a few things to say. firstly, I'm deeply depressed my nexus 6p doesn't get to experience any of this, so do I. we got stopped from Android oreo and won't get to experience the new navigation gestures. Secondly, whats with the swipe to go back gesture? its not bad in itself, but it's just gonna interfere with almost every Android app, like when I'm playing games. Another common problem would be the navigation drawer that slides from the left? It's not Playstore, play music, snapchat, instagram, pretty much all the apps I use day to day. I can see you tapped the hamburger menu to open it, which is something I never do because it's anti-user-friendly, because I need to reach the top-left corner and some apps dont have that hamburger menu and completely relies on swipe. lastly, I dont f---- care what they'll name Android Q but Quorn is alright.

    BredahBredahAylar önce
  • so the p20 pro from huawei has a button explicitly for gestures and fingerprinting... so that you don't have to worry about gestures on the screen messing with the app you're using in ways you don't want it to We also have dark mode already. Huawei ftw.

    LimelinesLimelinesAylar önce
Android Q: exclusive hands-on with the new features