Google releases Android 5.0 preview versions of Nexus 5 and 7




Google on Friday preview versions of Android 5.0 Lollipop put online for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 last year. In addition, the software giant announced a new SDK of the new mobile operating system to developers.

The preview version does not have all the updated applications and are intended for developers and interested. The final versions of the operating system appear within a few weeks. The now released SDK helps developers also develop apps with the latest APIs.

Google did this week Android 5.0 revealed. Lollipop, such as the release is called, contains many new features and APIs. One of the biggest changes are the new notification system and ART, which stands for Android Runtime. This will present Dalvik Virtual Machine, which was hitherto used to run, written in Java Android apps replaced. Furthermore Lollipop includes new design guidelines, which Google calls “Material Design.

Manufacturers can after the appearance of the final Android 5.0 versions it example impose a separate software shell over the battle. Include HTC and Sony have announced update to Android 5.0 smartphones. Previously made ​​Motorola announced the latest smart phones will give an update to Android Lollipop, but buyers a Nexus device his first turn.


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