Few things you must know about the latest Android Lollipop (Android L)
Google has showcased a glimpse of the next Android version, which is called “L” as of now. However, the Lollipop moniker is yet to be confirmed and it definitely is clear that the designers and also programmers of Google must have been very busy in the past year. Here is a list of few features, which Android L is expected to hold:
1) An Improved and Neat Look
Android L has been given a name as Material Design by Google and it emphasizes mainly on suppressing the clutter with a minimalist and flat interface along with bright and attractive primary colors.
The on-screen navigations buttons have been sorted to basic triangle, square and circle shapes and whole neat look will be transferred all over the Android devices, Android wear products Moto 360 or LG G Watch and Chrome.
2) Smarter Notifications
The notifications in the new Android L come in a drop down, letting the user to dismiss them without disturbing whatever work he or she was doing.
There is an improvement in the Lock screen notifications as well by displaying more information and also allowing the user to dismiss the notifications with just a swipe or they can be opened with a tap.
3) Enables Multitasking
Android L has the latest 3D effect that lets to multitask and also considers the chrome tabs as different and individual cards.
This implies that switching between the web pages and app is way too smooth with a faster and lesser irritating experience now, though there is just one concern as to how messy these cards can look after a heavy session of browsing.
4) Advanced Security
The security offered by Android L has also smartened up. Now, you can tune your device to turn off automatically if it senses any sort of unsecure conditions.
5) Fast and Smooth
The default runtime in Android L is ART. This will not make much sense to most people, but it is the main engine that runs behind the scenes and for this version, it has been totally renewed.
The other behind-the-scenes also promise advancement in the graphics performance and Google has also worked with Qualcomm and Nvidia to improve the optimizations further with their respective processors.
6) Improved Battery
Android L is introducing an all-new feature called Project Volta and its main aim is to improve the battery life of the device.
Starters will have a much better battery life at their fingertips, which would let them know the possible causes of battery drain.
When coupled with under-the-hood-optimization, developers can come up with apps, which will be more efficient and will consume even less power.
Android L also comes with a built-in battery saver mode, which automatically reduces the brightness and also cranks down the app synching and also data connections, just like the battery saver mode, which is available in HTC One (M8) and LG G3.