Android N Developer Preview 2 is officially presented: new features and download

Android N Developer Preview 2 is officially presented: new features and download

Google has officially announced the release of the next test version of its new operating system Android with codenamed Android N.

Android N Developer Preview 2 is available to owners of devices Nexus Player, Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9 and Pixel C, as well as – General Mobile 4G [Android One]. First of all Android N Developer Preview 2 includes bug fixes and some new features.

As for bug fixes, among them an error connecting to hidden WiFi networks (AOSP 203116), multiscreen mode error (AOSP 203424) and an error Direct Reply (AOSP 204,411).

New functions and features Android N Developer Preview 2:

Support Vulkan API, which will certainly please all mobile gamers. New API will improve and accelerate 3D graphics heavy games and applications.

Bookmarks for the launcher, which can now be created in separate applications. For example, we can create a bookmark to jump to the next scene of the film in media player, load a saved game position, tab to navigate to a specific location in Maps application, and special bookmark to send a specific message to a friend or acquaintance, etc.

Support Emoji Unicode 9 and new Emoji. With Android N Developer Preview 2, Google development team has introduced a new design Emoji. Developers of applications such as instant messenger and virtual keyboard can quickly and easily implement in their programs.

Android N Developer Preview 2 is officially presented: new features and download

API Changes that affect multiscreen mode, launch applications, notifications, and so on.

Those who have already joined the program Android Beta (you can register on the official Google website at g.co/androidbeta) and set the previous assembly Android N Developer Preview on your smartphones, tablets and players will receive a Nexus upgrade to the new pre-assembly and following it versions through the air.

In addition, files with updates Android N Developer Preview 2, as usual, you can download and install on your Nexus device manually from Google at this address.

Android N Developer Preview 2 is officially presented: new features and download updated: April 14, 2016 author: John Cross