So much has been said about the features of Android L, now confirmed to be Android 5.0 Lollipop, after much speculation.
This brand new Android sounds juicy and mouth watering with equally yummy feature list.
- Material Design
Consistent User Experiences across all devices new and old unfolds with the bold and colorful UI of Material Design. The realistic lights and shadows, motion and responsiveness makes this design intuitive and humane.
Avoiding interruptions in form of calls or messages while watching and playing and also prioritizing the callers is the brand new feature on the block.
The perennial problem faced by everyone be it any device. Battery. The power saver feature of Android Lollipop extends the time the devices running this operating system can be used.
All the data running the new Android is safe across the devices. The encryption facility is always available to protect data even for stolen phones. SELinux protects devices against malware and other malicious activities.
- Device Sharing
Device Sharing with friends and family with discretion is offered by this feature. When a device is shared, user profiles control the sharing and access to data in the form of messages, photos and even contacts.
- New Quick Settings
Adaptive brightness is the sleek new feature which enables the phone to adapt to different light conditions. Cool stuff like flashlight, hotspot and swapping between WiFi, Bluetooth and cellular enhances the devices.
- Runtime and Performance
The completely new Android runtime ART ensures a faster and efficient application performance. The new Android supports 64 bit devices like the Nexus 9, enabling performance improvements almost by 4x times.
The feature list for media support gets bolder graphics and improved audio, video, and camera capabilities. USB audio support for media makes it easier to use speakers, amplifiers and all other cool audio enhancers with your Android device.
- OK Google
Easy access to information and performing tasks is provided just by saying “OK Google” even when the screen is off. And we all know how easy it is talking to Google to get quick answers, send a text, get directions or activate an app.
The enhanced legibility of text by improving contrast or inverting colors adapts to low vision and color blind capabilities
- More and More Languages
Fifteen new languages get added to Android 5.0 increasing the ethnic and regional appeal of the Android powered devices.
So, what are we waiting for. Let’s update our Androids and let the juicy moments begin…