Google Says Android P Will Support All Notches, but No More Than Two on a Device
As Android P is approaching final release, Google published today guidelines on how the Linux-based mobile operating system will support Android smartphones with display cutouts a.k.a. notches.
Android P is the next major version of the popular mobile operating system build on top of the Linux kernel, due for release next month. It will bring lots of new features and enhancements, but one of its most important new features is support for devices that have one or more display cutouts or more popularly known as a notch.
In 2018 alone there were numerous Android smartphone manufacturers that adopted the notch for their latest devices or flagships, and while Android 8 Oreo wasn’t built with support for display cutouts, Android P will support most notch shapes. However, Google now says that Android P will only work on … (read more)