Google's next Android overhaul is said to embrace iPhone 'notch'

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Gmail Go for low-end devices arrives on Google Play

Gmail Go is the newest app that has made it to the Play Store.

While Android dominates the middle and low-end of the global smartphone market, Apple controls much of the high-end with users who spend more on apps and other services. Following the latest iPhone arrival with the notch, some Chinese companies imitated the Apple flagship and brought models such as the Oukitel U18 with a similar top covering.

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Even before the last version of the Android OS, Oreo, is yet to be carried by many phones, there are already discussions over what Google will do with its next issue, the Android P. It is learnt that for internal communication purposes, Google identifies this as Android Pistachio Ice Cream, though the final name may not be the same. A new crop of smartphones is expected to hit the market that includes the same notch on the top of the screens so the manufactures can fit cameras and sensors into the devices. These partners can tweak the software to their needs, so not all Android phones will have notches.

Google is working on an overhaul of its Android mobile software for a new generation of smartphones mimicking Apple Inc's controversial new "notch" at the top of the iPhone X, according to people familiar with the situation. However, Samsung mocked the notch design of the iPhone X in a commercial. And we now have information about what major features to expect. (AAPL) and is updating its Android operating system, or OS, to meet that end.

Android P will look to woo iPhone users with 'notch' support
THE NEXT VERSION of Google's Android OS will offer support for iPhone X-style "notched" displays, according to Bloomberg . Marshmallow's Google Now on Tap paved the way for Google Assistant, a feature that debuted on the original Pixel phone .

The other significant step forward will be deeper integration of Google Assistant enabling the app developers also to use the technology in their apps. Google is also thinking of adding the assistant into the search bar on the Android home screen, but "neither of these changes are finalized for introduction this year". After YouTube, Gboard and Google Assistant, now Gmail also gets a Go version.

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