2018 Google's annual I/O developer conference has started and there is a great sense of excitement among fans. The conference is ongoing at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California. The conference includes keynotes, sessions, and musical functions.

At the conference, the search giant is expected to announce a bunch of updates to its existing apps and unveil some new ones as well. The highlight of the event will be Android P, the latest OS update.

Android P or Android 9 OS will be the star of the show at the Google IO 2018 conference. The search giant has already rolled out the first developer’s preview of the OS version and is expected to officially introduce the new version at IO 2018. This will include some new features along with cosmetic changes that Android P will bring along.

These are the expected features of the Android 9 Operating System:
  • Image Decoders for bitmaps and drawables.
  • Messaging style and other notification updates.
  • Multi-camera APIs.
  • Display Cutout APIs.
  • Data cost sensitivity in Job Scheduler.
  • Simplicity, speed and many new ways to extend your apps.
However, Android P is expected to be called “Android Pie” due to the initial alphabetical way Google name its Android OS, especially in the name of fruits and snacks.

When Is Google I/O?
Google I/O 2018 has started since yesterday (May 8) and runs through Thursday (May 10). For the third consecutive year, it's being held at the Shoreline Amphitheater, a short walk from Google's main Mountain View campus.

Shelaf will surely keep you posted with the latest news regarding Google I/O as new features are going to be announced by Google.

Are you excited to get the new Android P on your smartphone? Can you guess the name of Android P? Do let us know in the comments section.

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