Android Q Enters Beta with New Privacy and Security Features, AV1 Codec Support

With a strong focus on security and privacy, Android Q promises support for all the latest mobile technologies, including 5G, foldable screens, and edge to edge displays. It also brings faster app startup, new video and audio codecs, Vulkan 1.1 support for gaming, new APIs for connectivity, and enhancements for foldables. Aside from the new privacy features, Android Q will add support for the groundbreaking AV1 video codec for stream high quality content with less bandwidth, Opus audio encoding support, HDR10+ support, Vulkan 1.1 support and experimental support for the ANGLE graphics abstraction layer on top of Vulkan for better gaming, and the ability to access key system settings from the context of your app.