From Cupcake to KitKat, a great journey it has been in the history of Android. While a room for improvement is always there, and staying on KitKat wasn’t enough at all, so Google shown off the upcoming version of Android, that was teased as Android L, back in June, 2014. Since then, a great hype has been going on, we’ve had a journey full of rumors, speculations and high anticipations through this span regarding what does this L actually mean. Some rumors taught us that it’s going to be Android Lemon Meringue Pie, Some rumors taught us that it’s going to be Android Lion, and the latest ones taught us that it’s going to be Android Licorice, not to forget, speculations about this L to be called Lollipop were always there and it eventually turned out to be true today. Google has finally announced the Android L, named as Android Lollipop today.
We’ve already had a look on a number of features that are stick with Android Lollipop, but we’ve an even clear idea while it goes official. The biggest enhancement in the latest version of Android happens on the visual end, Material Design stays in the spot light.The animations are much more smooth now, graphics are quite neat and clean, new icons, new great colors are there. Material Design basically let’s the users interact with their device just like they interact with the real-life objects. It makes the software look even more crispy and eye-soothing. Core enhancements have been made that fix a number of bugs found in the previous Android versions and take the user experience to a new level. A new way to control your device using voice commands is packed up inside Android Lollipop as well. Apart from these goodies, Android Lollipop packs up new notification controls, battery saver mode, trusted bluetooth connections, guest user modes, new multitasking modes etc.
With the release of Android Lollipop, Google makes it sure that, it, in no way is going to forget the developers. Android Lollipop brings about 5,000 new API’s for the developers that will allow them to bring up the applications and help the users to unleash the true power of their Android Lollipop powered devices.
Android L will be debuting on three devices initially. The lucky devices running Android L out of the box will be Google’s Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player streaming media device. Other devices that probably will be the very first to receive the latest iteration of Android will include Nexus 5, Nexus 7, Nexus 10 and some high end upcoming Google Play Edition devices. Google has tried to put its best on Android L, which is quite significant from the UI changes. This also makes it a biggest update after Android ICS, that came out back in 2011. Just in case you want to have a taste of Android L’s material design, you may try out using Google’s latest applications including Google Chrome, Google+ as Google has already brought up a material design UI for these applications.
We’ll be covering up all about Android L as soon as we come across new information. Don’t forget to share your thoughts with us about the Andorid Lollipop. Stay tuned with us!