In this article i will like to announce the latest version of android for laptop and desktop PC’s which is android 9 pie and the people to thank are the great people at android x86 and here is the official link to that site.
This is the first release candidate for Android-x86 9.0 (pie-x86). The prebuilt images are available in the following site.
The best thing is that in this build the google play store is already included inside the Android OS.
The 9.0-rc1 release is based on the latest Android 9.0.0 Pie release (android-9.0.0_r50). The features include:
Support both 64-bit and 32-bit kernel and userspace with latest LTS kernel 4.19.80.
Support OpenGL ES 3.x hardware acceleration for Intel, AMD, Nvidia and QEMU(virgl) by Mesa 19.0.8.
Support OpenGL ES 3.0 via SwiftShader for software rendering on unsupported GPU devices.
Support hardware accelerated codecs on devices with Intel HD & G45 graphics family.
Support secure booting from UEFI and installing to UEFI disk.
A text based GUI installer.
Add theme support to GRUB-EFI.
Support Multi-touch, Audio, Wifi, Bluetooth, Sensors, Camera and Ethernet (DHCP only).
Auto-mount external usb drive and sdcard.
Add Taskbar as an alternative launcher which puts a start menu and recent apps tray on top of your screen and support freeform window mode.
Enable ForceDefaultOrientation on devices without known sensors. Portrait apps can run in a landscape device without rotating the screen.
Support arm arch apps via the native bridge mechanism. (Settings -> Android-x86 options)
Support to upgrade from non-official releases.
Add experimental Vulkan support for newer Intel and AMD GPUs. (Boot via Advanced options -> Vulkan support)
Simulate WiFi adapter by Ethernet to increase app compatibility.
Mouse integration support for VMs including VirtualBox, QEMU, VMware and Hyper-V.
And here is a video guide on how to install it on your laptop or destkop PC.
i will show you a easy way on how to install the latest android 9 pie operating system on your laptop or desktop computer from the android-x86 this is the first stable release from android 9 that was release few days ago.
for this installation guide
you will need these requirements an android image from android-x86 a empty usb flash drive of minimum 8gb empty space.
a computer running a dual core intel processor 2gb of ram, intel integrated graphics or a dedicated graphics card and a hard drive of minimum 32gb of free space to install on and of course an app called etcher portable which you can find below.
You can also install this on virtualbox and try it out it’s a very simple process you can watch the video below guide.
i will guide you on how to install the latest version from android x86 9 rc1 stable operating system directly on top of windows operating system virtually and it’s very easy install process you just need two things first one is you need to have how to install virtualbox on your windows operating system and the second one is you need to download the android image from androidx86 official site.
The official link for oracle virtualbox is:
I would also suggest you to download the older version 5 since i never had a problem with them till now.