Google has announced Lollipop, the latest version of its Android software. It features deeper integration between devices and more security. This came after the previous version 4.4 called KitKat. Here is a list of some of what Android Lollipop has to offer.
Material Design: A bold, colorful, and responsive UI design for consistent, intuitive experiences across all your devices
Notifications: New ways to control when and how you receive messages – only get interrupted when you want to be
Battery: battery saver feature which extends device use by up to 90 mins.
Security: Keep your stuff safe and sound
Device Sharing: More flexible sharing with family and friends
New Quick Settings: Get to the most frequently used settings with just two swipes down from the top of the screen
Connectivity: A better internet connection everywhere and more powerful Bluetooth low energy capabilities
New BLE peripheral mode: A faster, smoother and more powerful computing experience
Media: Bolder graphics and improved audio, video, and camera capabilities
OK Google: Easy access to information and performing tasks
Android TV: Support for living room devices
Accessibility: Enhanced low vision and color blind capabilities
Now in 68+ languages: 15 new additions – Basque, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese (Hong Kong), Galician, Icelandic, Kannada, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Sinhala, Tamil, Telugu
Device set up: Get up and running in no-time
Tap & pay: easily manage multiple payment apps by quickly switching between them
And lots more features like
– Print preview and page range support
– Revamped display for battery, Bluetooth, data usage, and Wi-Fi settings and new search functionality in settings
– New device level feedback for Nexus devices in Settings > about phone > send feedback
– Improved ranking of your options within the share menu
Android Beam: lets you share a file with someone nearby by gently tapping the two devices together where supported by the hardware, your device will wake up as soon as you pick it up or tap the screen twice
– Improved hardware keyboard accessory support including support for multilingual, emoji input, search key, and improved app and system key chords
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