More details of Android Q Desktop Mode unveiled by Google


The recently announced Android Q system comes with a couple of new features which include Desktop mode. The desktop mode makes this system compatible with larger displays. Android Q’s desktop mode offers some cool new features:

With this desktop mode, an app can be used simultaneously on a smartphone and a monitor but the app must support multiple instances. On the secondary display (the monitor), Android Q desktop mode can create a second window of the app. The secondary screen supports the “multitasking recovery” feature of Android Q, which allows two apps to run simultaneously without being suspended.

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Moreover, the on-screen keyboard can also be displayed on a secondary screen, and in a multi-screen environment, the keyboard can be switched between multiple displays at will. Wallpapers and live wallpapers on your phone can also be expanded on the monitor.

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In addition, the user can set the desktop APP that supports large-screen display to a dedicated desktop in desktop mode. Android automatically enables the user-selected desktop APP on the large screen. According to XDA-developers, considering the potentials of Android Q desktop, Google’s next-generation flagship Pixel 4 is very likely to support HDMI video output, maybe we will see Google’s new Pixel model within 5 months.

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