For Google (as well as for fans of Android), this year 2016 will not be like the previous ones, and promises to be marked in the collective memory. It is not just that the Mountain View will put an end to the appellation of Nexus, and prepare a terminal with much greater customization and specific functions, everything points to Andromeda, a jump that the firm expects to unify mobile and desktop experience, consolidating a line already visible in recent years will also be revealed.
Makes a few weeks had the first news about Andromeda. Is spoke of a system under which are coupled Chrome OS and Android to offer an experience integrated, to the style Windows 10. Various signs found in the last few hours have been almost confirmed by a tweet from Android Vice President Hiroshi Lockheimer, who has predicted that the date of October 4 will be remembered within 8 years, as now we remember that time in which arose the planet’s most popularoperating system.
We announced the 1st version of Android 8 years ago today. I have a feeling 8 years from now we’ll be talking about Oct 4, 2016.
-Hiroshi Lockheimer (@lockheimer) September 24, 2016
What we know so far of Andromeda
The data that are handled in this regard are quite limited at the moment, and in most cases have to take with tweezers. As you say, it is only known with certainty that this system will erase part of the current distinction between mobile (tablet / smartphone) and a work desk. He made of them Chromebook begin to run to applications Android to the same time that the system designed for equipment light begins to support a function multi-view are only glimpses of what is by see.
That Yes, according to seems, Andromeda not will be ready to get to the great public until the year 2017, while may have place in just a week its presentation. Even so, expect to see some significant advancement during the event of Google, where we will visit the next Pixel, and who knows if any public beta as occurred with Nougat.
Andromeda testa in Nexus 9
Moreover, we can say that Google is using its released tablet right now for a couple of years to test the operation of Andromeda. On the other hand, that does not automatically mean that the Nexus 9 go to update and or be a few teams that reached the new system, rather it is foreseeable that the search engine company could set aside to this device, which never got to meet expectations, as soon as the self-imposed lifecycle support is met.
The Nexus 9 will not have the high graphic capabilities of Android 7.0 Nougat
In any case, K1 Tegra processor makes the graphics power that gives the Nexus 9 optimum support in the eyes of Google to test the performance of Andromeda. It only remains to wait for October 4 to see what is all.
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