Android Q hands-on

  • Published on Mar 14, 2019
  • Google has released the first beta version of its Android Q software update. It’s still very early, but there are some exciting and helpful changes in this initial release. It’s still very early, but Q seems to be headed in the right direction.
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  • The Verge
    The Verge  3 months ago +168

    What features are you excited about?

      ROONA VARGHESE Month ago

      The codename of android q might be android ‘Quench Gum’.

    • José Gama
      José Gama 2 months ago

      Desktop mode

    • Jane Bond
      Jane Bond 3 months ago

      @Cheong Keng Seng This is what makes me laugh about Pixel folk always bragging about their day 1 updates. Their so called updates are just catching up to things I've had for sometimes more than a year.

    • Galactic649
      Galactic649 3 months ago

      The Verge the screen recording and squircle icons

    • Don't Read My Profile Picture
      Don't Read My Profile Picture 3 months ago

      Security and app wide dark mode

  • bharat chouhan
    bharat chouhan Hour ago

    Android Q features already on custom roms🖕

  • Mark Dominick18
    Mark Dominick18 17 hours ago

    The only problem is, can't root your phone... 😏

  • OmNomDomzz
    OmNomDomzz 2 days ago +1

    Welcome to android quinoa!

  • Dary Satyanegara
    Dary Satyanegara 2 days ago

    Android 11 (I) : INEVITABLE

  • Karl Columna
    Karl Columna 3 days ago

    Most of these features are already in Oxygen OS of One Plus...

  • Sha Khan
    Sha Khan 4 days ago

    What will be the full form of Q?

  • Jovaun Gillespie
    Jovaun Gillespie 6 days ago

    My j7 neo started at nougat update to oreo then updated to pie yesterday

  • pewdie pient
    pewdie pient 8 days ago


  • samuel Cyrus
    samuel Cyrus 14 days ago

    We got gsi 🙌 lol

  • Amit Amit
    Amit Amit 16 days ago +1

    Is it better then p?

  • James marshall
    James marshall 17 days ago +1

    i have samsung j6 plus will q come to samsung j6 plus am hoping i just got p in may for my bday

    MAD GUY 17 days ago +1

    I already have most of feature in my OnePlus 6 Android pie 🤦‍♂️

  • Neil Francis Albuero
    Neil Francis Albuero 18 days ago

    What case is she using for her pixel 3xl?

  • TimBear TM
    TimBear TM 22 days ago +1

    Android Quality Street (the English Chocolate Brand) 😁

  • Dirty Bandit
    Dirty Bandit 23 days ago

    Kinda of a let down that Google installing features that other OS already offer

  • Dr.prabhakar's Stuff
    Dr.prabhakar's Stuff 23 days ago

    @ ....essential ph1 android Q beta 3

  • Thiện Quang
    Thiện Quang 24 days ago

    Thật thất vọng khi đa nhiệm vẫn xếp thành hàng ngang. Không đẹp và tiện như androi O, Hopeless :(

  • Ismail Marsh
    Ismail Marsh Month ago


  • ExoticChannel
    ExoticChannel Month ago

    android quality i think?

  • JA M ES
    JA M ES Month ago

    I have already android pie in my samsung j6😇

  • Niranjan Badam
    Niranjan Badam Month ago

    I want u

  • Aaron Glisson
    Aaron Glisson Month ago

    Is it just me or is product sans font horrible?😂

  • Max
    Max Month ago

    Google should make it more easy to transfer files from a computer to your android phone... 😏

  • Joe Shmoe
    Joe Shmoe Month ago

    I ain't doing it until xposed ports officially. The only reason I have an old phone is because it's usable with root functions.

  • Xen
    Xen Month ago +2

    It should be something like, when Android KitKat get update of Lollipop.
    That's what the real update was. Here they're just changing and adding new features to existing UI and calling it new Android version.

  • Ricardo Lemus
    Ricardo Lemus 2 months ago


  • Baju Kemeja
    Baju Kemeja 2 months ago

    Notification bubble best.
    Please remove navigation bar. Please make it like iPhone or miui gesture.
    Or atleast, hide navigation bar and keep the home button only. No need back button. I always accidentally touch back button and need to reload again when browsing.

  • Adam Gaskins
    Adam Gaskins 2 months ago

    Android Quinoa

  • Sandeep Patil
    Sandeep Patil 2 months ago

    Oxygen Os has most of these features 😂😂

  • 10,000 subscribers with No Videos?

    It's April, And I still can't get over the notch

  • Ash F
    Ash F 2 months ago

    Would highly recommend everyone to buy a Google Pixel 1st Gen. I got mine for £75 and just installed Android Q in a matter of minutes. Worth it for the Camera, specs and latest Android alone.
    Find me a device for the same price with all of this.

  • Amir
    Amir 2 months ago +1

    Cant wait for Resurrection Remix to make a rom based on this 😂

  • Skyvalley Higher Praise

    While technically not a desert, the next Android flavor could be queso.

  • yeetingboy
    yeetingboy 2 months ago +2

    Switching to Google Pixel 3 not because of I wanna be rich, its because i thought id look cool with iPhone but I like the Google Pixel 3 more so yeah!

  • Yohesh Y
    Yohesh Y 2 months ago

    Pls realme c1 install any rom

  • Sketchy Squirrel
    Sketchy Squirrel 2 months ago

    iphone x but actually better

  • Sumanth V S
    Sumanth V S 2 months ago +3

    Lots of comments here are like "Oh I'm still on Marshmallow or Oreo". Funny how a 800$ Samsung phone user has to wait for a couple of years for the latest update, but a 300$ Android One user(My Xiaomi Redmi A2) gets pie 3 months after it came out.

  • Nadine Lozada
    Nadine Lozada 2 months ago

    Is it called Android Quail Egg?

  • Saad Parekh
    Saad Parekh 2 months ago

    Lol spare pixel device.

  • LA Clippers
    LA Clippers 2 months ago +1

    My favorite Android updates are Pie, Nougat, and Marshmallow in that order. KitKat from the pre-Material Design days.

  • n1xio
    n1xio 2 months ago

    I'm pissed my P20 lite doesn't even have pie yet

  • Deepak Negi
    Deepak Negi 2 months ago

    I have a pixel 2. Why don't we see any developer option? Is it not for pixel 2 devises? Also, why is it that once we take a screen shot it doesn't get shared from our notification dashboard. We have to scroll down then share the same. Just wanted to know if it's normal or not.

  • Skynet
    Skynet 3 months ago +1

    Don't know which version my LG phone is using and I don't care. It can make phonecalls, send text and has JewTube, email and Firefox.

  • Skynet
    Skynet 3 months ago +5

    Prediction: Android R, S, T and U will optimize the battery usage, move the notification icons around, and introduce more dark modes.

  • Christopher Yee Mon
    Christopher Yee Mon 3 months ago


  • Nick Psil
    Nick Psil 3 months ago

    Useless update ... Only the "allow location when in use" is ok . A bad update without ideas anymore

  • Luca
    Luca 3 months ago

    3:51 What do you mean i got a Oneplus+ 3T with Pie.

    • Awesome guy
      Awesome guy 3 months ago

      I own a 3t and there's no P, only a closed beta. Stop lying man.

  • Mujtaba Omar
    Mujtaba Omar 3 months ago

    watching this altho i dont even have my own mobile :P

  • EnemyofHK
    EnemyofHK 3 months ago +1


  • Darling Days
    Darling Days 3 months ago

    Quiche or Queso

  • Ady Edy
    Ady Edy 3 months ago +1

    Q: Quttab
    Iranian Pastry

  • spooky electric
    spooky electric 3 months ago

    That purple! Dark mode plus purple highlights sounds 👌🏽

  • Mark Bœlter
    Mark Bœlter 3 months ago


  • Syed ARAF Hossain
    Syed ARAF Hossain 3 months ago

    Hey guys, my pixel 2xl is currently running on Android Q beta1. When I updated to Q my device was in dark mode. Now I can't find the toggle off for dark mode. Turning on and off between battery saver doesn't changes anything.
    Also in Google photos app, there's no options available. Only the pop-ups are there. Any possible fixes for that?

  • JP Huwaè
    JP Huwaè 3 months ago

    What’s The Q ?? Quiche ??

  • Sarreq Teryx
    Sarreq Teryx 3 months ago

    Quebeta? isn't that where Toronto Hidden Sites are routed?

  • ReedError
    ReedError 3 months ago

    S8 just got Pie

  • Clorox Bleach
    Clorox Bleach 3 months ago +1

    And I'm here still on Oreo 😥
    BTW, like if you're still on Oreo too!

  • spiddyman007
    spiddyman007 3 months ago

    When’s apples foldable phone.

  • spiddyman007
    spiddyman007 3 months ago

    2:08 damn andoid just got that feature. I use that on every app so google doesn’t constantly track me

  • spiddyman007
    spiddyman007 3 months ago

    Nvm. Let me just get my 2nd pixel 3 and spend an afternoon experimenting

  • spiddyman007
    spiddyman007 3 months ago

    Thin Q?

  • Dick Martino
    Dick Martino 3 months ago

    People are actually paid to pfaff about making minor changes to Android,

  • Shawn Hall
    Shawn Hall 3 months ago

    Quik (as in Nestlé chocolate milk)

  • Achmad Rakka
    Achmad Rakka 3 months ago

    Well My phone still run on Kitkat :)

  • Mr Memoji
    Mr Memoji 3 months ago

    Will one plus 6 get q?

  • TIlak Sevak
    TIlak Sevak 3 months ago

    That big notch!!!

  • Vi Ro
    Vi Ro 3 months ago

    Q Stands for: Quesada Pasiega

  • Samuel Epstein
    Samuel Epstein 3 months ago


  • Farid Saidan
    Farid Saidan 3 months ago

    I have a feeling that they might be naming Android Q as Quiche. Or so I think.

  • Chang Huang
    Chang Huang 3 months ago

    how about quesadilla

  • Asar Roshan
    Asar Roshan 3 months ago

    Is that now available for Android one platform??

  • ابن اليمن اليمن

    peace be upon you

  • Sun Hyung Hong
    Sun Hyung Hong 3 months ago

    Nothing exciting :/

  • Rutger
    Rutger 3 months ago

    Or custom rom of course

  • subbu saravanan
    subbu saravanan 3 months ago

    in google products, you can't expect privacy, as they are the biggest advertisement agency

  • Spicy Meatball
    Spicy Meatball 3 months ago

    Q stands for quit pushing Samsung!

  • bart slingerland
    bart slingerland 3 months ago

    I'm on pie with my 2 year old s8.
    Finally Samsung is on a good track!

  • Siegel M.
    Siegel M. 3 months ago

    Where the new emojis 😡

  • The Lazy Lad
    The Lazy Lad 3 months ago

    Privacy 🤣🤣🤣🤣 is a joke for Android devices but I love using android phone as my secondary device.

  • Aayush Goel
    Aayush Goel 3 months ago

    1:21!! Why is the status bar cutting the notch !?! Wth Google! Bugs my OCD

  • Benimation
    Benimation 3 months ago


  • Edgars Nezinu
    Edgars Nezinu 3 months ago

    Oh great nothing new !!!!!!

  • Kevs
    Kevs 3 months ago

    I have a first generation Pixel and it just updated to Q 🤩

  • rot171
    rot171 3 months ago

    Android One TM

  • Anthony Mojedo
    Anthony Mojedo 3 months ago

    Android Queso? HAHA!

  • Ajai Kumar
    Ajai Kumar 3 months ago

    Still on Nougat. XD

  • SonicBoom9
    SonicBoom9 3 months ago +1

    I love product sans, so glad Google is switching everything to that font.

  • Felix Miller
    Felix Miller 3 months ago


  • Smakosh
    Smakosh 3 months ago

    Just tried, the dark mode is still buggy & I can't seem to upload screenshots to Instagram

  • avicohen2k
    avicohen2k 3 months ago

    Coming to the S10, never.

  • fatehyabali
    fatehyabali 3 months ago

    I like double notch in developer options 🥰

  • PimpTwzt
    PimpTwzt 3 months ago

    As for the name.. Maybe Android Quik. As in Nesquik, Nestle's Quik. Said any which way. But for Q just plain Quik.

  • PimpTwzt
    PimpTwzt 3 months ago +1

    Nice, finally a host who seems very knowledgeable and comfortable in front of the camera while also being camera attractive. You should put her on camera more often. She did a really good job.

  • Anastasis Barbantonis
    Anastasis Barbantonis 3 months ago

    I have most of the features already.

  • Torin Weatherbee
    Torin Weatherbee 3 months ago

    I bet Q stands for Qi Lime Pie

  • Saksham Sanwaria
    Saksham Sanwaria 3 months ago

    What am I seeing? Why is this verge video not disliked?!!!

  • sachin
    sachin 3 months ago

    No new ui from many last versions, android seems to be outdated and boring now we need new os.

  • RightWingKing
    RightWingKing 3 months ago

    And I just got the s10 that has android pie...