On the 24th of January, Google has announced that the upcoming 2018 Google I/O will set foot on Carlifornia on the 8th of May this year. It is also the time where the new Android will get unveiled. According to xdadev chief editor Mishaal Rahman, the first Android P edition (Developer preview 1) has been completed and expected to launch on the 14th March that resembles the Pi day (3.1412)
From the AOSP details above, it is clear seen that “The future is now (2018 edition) Android P will be named as Android 9.0 and the second developer preview will be available on the next Google I/O.
The new Android P aims to resolves critical fragmentation issue as majority of Android user runs on different version of Android and hence causing disparity between app compatibility. It also would improve overall system performance and user experience.