Here's your first Android N changelog

Edward Hickey

Google offered a point-by-point list of all the new features coming to the next version of Android.

Google offered more details about Android N during the I/O keynote Wednesday.

It s become an annual tradition to show off a list of what s new during the on-stage presentation.

Here s this year s list of updates:

Seamless software updates

Android Beta Program

Data saver

Bundled notifications

Customizable quick settings

Hub improvements

Quick settings tile API

Security hardening

Emergency information

Unicode 9 Emoji

File-based encryption


Improved number blocking

Language support

JIT compiler

Lock screen wallpaper support

Direct boot


Freeform mode

Picture-in-picture mode

Split-screen mode

Notification controls

Renderscript reduced

Quick Switch Display size

Doze Video

Telephony job-scheduler

VR mode

Speech speed improvements

New languages supported

Clear all in overview settings

Navigation drawer

New languages supported

Improved notifications

Camera memory footprint improvements

Visual voicemail improvements

Scoped folder access

Vulkan API

Java 8

Sensor Settings suggestions

Direct reply

Quick settings bar

Improved backup coverage

Accessibility settings in setup

Project Svelte

Better multitasking

Accessibility support for creating touch events

Accessibility mono output

Variable text to speech speed improvements

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Edward Hickey
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