Will the mobile phone satellite connection be rotten? Google officially announces Android 14 support, all Android phones can be used

time:2022-12-08 07:26:58 source:scripttoolbox.com author:A main board
Will the mobile phone satellite connection be rotten? Google officially announces Android 14 support, all Android phones can be used

In the past few days, Google executives announced an important message in an interview, that is, Google will directly support the satellite connection function in the next-generation Android system. That is to say, the technology currently blown by Huawei to pierce the sky will become a bad street function in the next generation of Android phones. So from a certain point of view, as long as the mobile phone that supports the Android system in the future can get this function for free, without having to pay a separate price for it. Google platform and ecosystem executives said that when the first Android phone, the HTC G1, was released in 2008, it was very difficult to get 3G+WiFi to work properly. But the executive turned the conversation around, saying that Google had begun working on connecting phones to satellites, a feature that Google will offer in the next version of Android. Since Android 13 has been completed and the official version will be released soon, it must be in Android 14 that Google will provide this feature. Judging from some previous information, supporting satellite connection requires both software and hardware, at least Huawei and Apple, but from Google's point of view, as long as the mobile phone can be upgraded to the official Android 14 system, it will be supported. Connect to the satellite function. This shows that Google may adapt the existing hardware, and then achieve the function of supporting satellite connection through software upgrade, which is good news for some old mobile phones. Because this means that users of old mobile phones do not need to spend money to obtain the satellite connection function that Huawei has blown up. From another point of view, this function does not seem to be so high, and the threshold for implementation is not high. Judging from Google's plan, the beta version of Android 13 will continue to be updated until March next year, and then the beta version of Android 14, so this feature will be available as soon as the second quarter of next year. Of course, as we said before, you don’t need to overthink this function. The satellite communication function is mainly used in areas where fiber optics and base stations are inconvenient to deploy, such as remote areas, as well as in aerial and emergency rescue scenarios. What can be achieved is also the function of sending text messages. Judging from the news released by the other two mobile phone companies, Apple has developed satellite communication for the iPhone 14 series and has passed the test of this function. The new Huawei Mate 50/Pro series will also provide emergency SMS services through satellite communications supported by the Beidou system. However, whether Apple can implement this function on the iPhone 14 mainly depends on whether Apple wants to open it up. After all, the previous generation iPhone 13 Apple actually supports the satellite connection function, but it has not been opened. Now it seems that I don’t know how to pass this function. Make money...but if Android phones can support this feature through software upgrades, there is no reason why Apple shouldn't support it on the iPhone 14. Of course, it is more complicated to implement this function in China, because Apple is an American company after all, and its partners are also overseas satellite communication manufacturers for the time being, while Android is more troublesome. There are mobile phone companies at home and abroad. Operators to support this function, may also support this function but not open. However, after Huawei launched this feature, it is estimated that more domestic Android phone manufacturers will support it next year. Of course, I don't know if this function has the lowest limit in the hardware part except for Android 14. Google didn't say it, so we tentatively set it as no limit or not much limit.

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