Hello Everyone, I hope everyone heard of Lollipop – Latest Version of Android . Many OEMs are started OTA updates of Lollipop to its Users.
Features of Lollipop 5.0.2
Today Lets have look at some of the features in Google’s latest Android OS upgrade – LOLLIPOP one by one
The Material Look
Android will have a new look and feel.Called ‘Material Designs’ by Google, it makes use of animations layered elements to deliver what the company promises to be a more intuitive and user-friendly experience. As part of the new Material interface,Google is also introducing two new widgets.The RecyclerView widget is for “providing a limited window into a large data set”.The CardView widget is the standardized view od list item,which maintains consistency across different screens.
Google has improved the coding of Android’s execution of graphics,allowing for better visuals.It has been called an extension pack enables tessellation, geometry shades, computer shades and ASTC texture compression algorithm that will allow for highly effective reduction in the size of arts assets.
The new version for Lollipop allows multiple users for phones as well as user accounts that can be carried across multiple devices.If you forget your phone, you still can call any of your friends(or access any of your messages,photos etc.) by simply logging into another Android phone running on Lollipop. Also perfect for family who wants to share a phone,but not their stuff. There is also a guest facility for phones and tablets,something that means you can lend your device and not your stuff.
Lock Screen Notification
The new OS now provide new ways to control when and how you receive messages.You can view and respond to messages to directly from your lock screen.Notifications can also be hidden for sensitive content.You can set a ‘Priority’ mode using your device’s volume controls.the priority mode ensures only the specified people and notifications get through to you .
The new OS will support more than 68 languages the latest additions being Basque,Bengali,Burmese,Chinese(Hong Kong),Galician,Icelandic,Kannada,Kyrgyz,Macedonian,Malayalam,Marathi,Nepali, Sinhala,Tamil and Telugu.
Lollipop features AT, new Android run time support. As well as letting many more instructions take place concurrently, having a 64-bit CPU increases the RAM Android phones/tablets can actually make use of.ART replaces Dalvik,which is the process virtual machine originally used by Android .While uses Just-In-Time(JIT)compilation every time an app is launched,ART performs an Ahead-Of-Time compilation,once,at the time of app installation.
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To better address malware concerns,Android lollipop has Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) feature to lower the risk of vulnerability in all appications.With Android lollipop,encryption is turned on automatically for new devices.This is the first time data will be encrypted by default on Android devices.For an extra layer of security,there is an Android Smart Lock,which makes it easier to unlock your phone without having to constantly enter pin or trace a pattern.Android smart lock secures your phone or tablet by pairing with a trusted device like your Android Smart watch,car, or even facial expressions.
The release also boasts of significant improvements to battery life. A power saver mode allows you an extra 90 minutes. The lock Screen will also tell you how long your phone will take to charge when plugged in. Estimated time left on your device before you to charge again can now be found in battery settings.