The upcoming Android 'Q' will make Android more efficient and streamlined as ever, and you can install the beta now
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- Google's latest version of Android - Android "Q" - is in the works, and Google has shared some of its upcoming features and updates.
- It doesn't appear to be a massive overhaul of the current Android Pie operating system, but it does contain some updates that make Android more efficient and streamlined to use.
This week Google outlined some of the new features we can expect in Android "Q," the next version of its Android mobile operating system.
As usual, there's a bunch of under-the-hood updates and improvements that many probably won't even realize are there.
But there's also some interesting upcoming features designed to make Android easier and more streamlined to use.
Check out some of the most exciting upcoming updates to expect in Android Q:
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Android Q will give you more control over when an app can use your location
Android Q will support foldable smartphone designs for apps and Android itself.
Android Q will show you settings that are relevant for the app you're using.
WiFi will be better for certain apps, like games and video calls.
Android Q will let apps take photos with portrait mode.
Video streaming could be faster and use less data on Android Q, and it'll support HDR10+ videos, too.
Apps on Android Q will start faster and use less memory.
There's no telling when Android Q will be rolled out, but you can start using the Android Q beta now.