Up to date five/17/18 — Since issuing its press free up at I/O, Kenwood was once instructed via Google that it is “operating with a number of smartphone producers to deliver wi-fi compatibility to gadgets with Android eight.zero OS. In line with Google, this compatibility will probably be to be had on choose non-Google smartphones quickly.”
In mid-April, Google in any case introduced its wi-fi mode for Android Auto that was once introduced again at CES in January.
The characteristic’s these days unique to Pixel and Nexus telephones, however later this yr, it’s going to speak in confidence many extra folks.
For different producers, wi-fi Android Auto will probably be applied with the adoption of Android OS nine.zero or upper.
Google in the past famous that it was once “actively operating” with different OEMs to deliver Android Auto’s wi-fi technique to extra gadgets, and slightly than having to look forward to person manufacturers to be supported, it seems like any telephone working Android P or upper must paintings simply positive.
Wi-fi Android Auto allows you to use your telephone to energy a supported infotainment gadget to your automotive with the Android Auto interface with no need to bodily plug to your telephone. It is a lovely slick setup, so it is thrilling to look that extra folks gets to enroll in in at the a laugh as soon as Android P’s formally launched later this yr.
What is new in Android P at Google I/O 2018
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