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Android N Preview Now Available For Nexus Phones

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Android N Preview Now Available For Nexus Phones

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Google has driven the second one preview of Android N out to Nexus telephones

Richard Goodwin 09:45, 14 Apr 2016

Android N is going on this yr. Google will preview its new device at Google I/O 2016. However prior to that the ones with Nexus telephones can get a style of what the longer term holds through downloading the Android N preview, a beta construct of the device. And the second one preview is now to be had.

Android N preview 2 is supposed for developers best, in fact, however that doesn’t imply you'll be able to’t obtain it now and have a look. Simply don’t do it in your day by day motive force, as efficiency may well be a large iffy, as is incessantly the case with beta device.

The brand new update additionally provides a number of distinctive options to Android N. The primary ones have been defined via Dave Burke, VP of Android engineering at the reputable Google Android blog:

Vulkan: This can be a new 3-d rendering API in Android. Evolved through Google, which is a member of Khronos, it objectives to "supply particular, low-overhead GPU (Graphics Processor Unit) keep an eye on to developers and gives a vital spice up in efficiency for draw-call heavy programs". Or in different phrases, using Vulcan would possibly make Android units smoother, quicker and extra environment friendly.

Launcher shortcuts: "Now, apps can outline shortcuts which customers can reveal within the launcher to lend a hand them carry out movements faster. Those shortcuts include an Intent into particular issues inside of your app (like sending a message for your absolute best pal, navigating house in a mapping app, or enjoying the following episode of a TV display in a media app)," writes Burke.

Emoji Unicode 9 fortify: Blobs are long past. People are in. That's what the brand new emojis are all about within the Android N. "We're introducing a brand new emoji design for other folks emoji that strikes clear of our generic glance in want of a extra human-looking design," writes Burke.

This newest construct of Android N is to be had at the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9 and Google Pixel C.

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