Google has begun taking off Android 8.1 Developer Preview 2 to qualified cell phones. The OS adaptation comes just about a month after the organization dropped the engineer review 1 a month ago. The second designer review, as usual, comes to Pixel and Nexus gadgets first.
In the event that you are one of the individuals who likes to streak the OS form physically, Google has given framework pictures to the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X. On the off chance that you would prefer not to go that way, you can join the Android Beta program and sit tight for the OTA refresh. The OTA refreshes too have begun taking off.
It merits including that Android 8.1 Developer Preview 2 is likewise the last engineer see for the OS form before the organization reveals the shopper rendition. The last form is affirmed to land in December.
“Beginning today we’re revealing a refresh to the Android 8.1 engineer review, the last before the official dispatch to customers in December. Android 8.1 adds focused on improvements to the Oreo stage, including advancements for Android Go (for gadgets with 1GB or less of memory) and a Neural Networks API to quicken on-gadget machine knowledge. We’ve likewise incorporated a couple of littler improvements to Oreo in light of client and designer criticism,” says Dave Burke, VP of Engineering in the Android designers blog entry.
The Android 8.1 Developer Preview 2 accompanies official APIs, bug fixes and advancements alongside November security fix. Pixel 2 clients particularly get the opportunity to test Pixel Visual Core. As Google clarified as of late, Pixel Visual Core has been made to grow the range of HDR+ camera mode, handle overwhelming imaging applications and convey low inertness with significantly more power-productive HDR+ preparing.
Pixel Visual Core, the pursuit mammoth’s first specially crafted co-processor, is worked in to each Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 cell phones. The processor was not enacted as of not long ago.
What lies at the focal point of the Pixel Visual Core is Google-composed Image Processing Unit or IPU. The IPU is a completely programmable, space particular processor. The eight-center processor is said to make the HDR+ run 5-times speedier and at short of what one-tenth the vitality.
As per a report in 9to5Google site, the pursuit monster has additionally settled sound issues looked by a few clients while recording recordings in the Pixel 2 handsets.
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Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Announced 2017, October Status Available. Released 2017, October
Dimensions 145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm (5.74 x 2.74 x 0.31 in) Weight 143 g (5.04 oz) SIM Nano-SIM card & eSIM – IP67 certified – dust and water resistant
– Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Size 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~67.9% screen-to-body ratio) Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~441 ppi density) Multitouch Yes Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 – Always-on display
– 95% DCI-P3 coverage
OS Android 8.0 Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 CPU Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) GPU Adreno 540
Card slot No Internal 64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM
Primary 12.2 MP (f/1.8, 27mm, 1/2.6″, 1.4 µm), OIS, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED flash, check quality Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps, check quality Secondary 8 MP, f/2.4, 27mm, 1/3.2″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, 1080p
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers 3.5mm jack No – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO NFC Yes Radio No USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector (PowerDelivery 2.0)
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM Browser HTML5 Java No – Fast battery charging (capped at 10.5 W)
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor
Non-removable Li-Ion 2700 mAh battery
Colors Kinda Blue, Just Black, Clearly White Price About 800 EUR
Performance Basemark OS II: 3387 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 4131
Basemark X: 38794
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.023 (sunlight) Camera Photo / Video Loudspeaker Voice 70dB / Noise 77dB / Ring 81dB Audio quality Noise -93.3dB / Crosstalk -66.2dB Battery life Endurance rating 75h