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Fortunately, Android engineering lead Dave Burke reassured users today that it's returning in a future beta.

Android P beta was announced at the Google I/O 2018 conference, which is ready for download on the Pixel as well as smartphones from other brands, which is a first. Google executives also confirmed there will be a Go edition of Android P, though this was not announced at the keynote.

Google is introducing a bunch of new features in Android P with a focus on making your phone more efficient so you can spend less time staring at it. "With the Beta version of Android P we have a lot of new consumer features".

Finally, the Wind Down feature will automatically enable Night Light, which cuts down on blue light emitted by the screen, turns on the Do Not Disturb mode and changes the screen to greyscale at your set bedtime. In the meantime, you should probably back up your device just in case something goes wrong or you want to switch back to to Android Oreo instead.

Project Treble for those who are not aware, is a reframing of the Android architecture, which makes it faster, cheaper and quicker for different manufacturers to upgrade to new versions of Android. You can get Android P on a wide-variety of devices, including the Sony Xperia XZ2, Nokia 7 Plus, Oppo R15 Pro and the upcoming OnePlus 6.

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Unlike before, Android P beta is no longer limited to Google Pixels.

Google's assault on battery-hogging apps continues with Android P in the shape of Adaptive Battery. Speaking of changes to the next DP, the Android head interestingly crops out the pill-shaped Home button - but not the status bar - from his screenshot. There's no similar function on the iPhone X. "With Android P, we are changing the space and the relationship a bit", he said. People connect with each other directly and without any extra charges for transacting through the app. We also allow users to select an image in the Overview... For this reason, there wasn't much reason for Google to keep the button around. Simplicity, Intelligence, and Digital Wellbeing are the three feature on which Google is focusing on.

As most users know, there is no real reason to swipe away every app.

ML Kit acts as an API layer to custom models to make it easy to use these models.

On Android, nevertheless, you're a lot more inclined to produce your money through advertisements, in-app purchases along with a freemium template.