Google as expected has released Android 5.0 Lollipop for supported devices, The Operating System is considered as one of the most important turning point for Android which has delivered a considerable amount of upgrades in years. Introduced back in June with the codename L, Android 5.0 was formally named as Android 5.0 Lollipop last month alongside with the new Nexus 6 handset from Motorola and the new Nexus 9 tablet from HTC. Both devices are coming with the new operating system out of the box.
Google announced the official availability of Android 5.0 Lollipop worldwide via an official c company blog post earlier today. The new operating system’s main focus is greatly centered on Material Design language which allow developers to provide a uniform and universal user interface elements that’s meant to be consistent, responsive, naturally realistic, more engaging and very user-friendly.
Aside from Material Design, Android 5.0 Lollipop also features an improved performance, usability and security. It’s got an improved Notification system, device sharing with Guest mode, Android RunTime, 64-bit support, improved built-in components such as the camera, audio and video capabilities, support for new wireless technologies and better power management.
The Android 5.0 Lollipop update is now rolling out first on the Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and the first-gen Nexus 7 and Nexus 10. Also, Google Play edition devices will also get updated to the new operating system as well as the Android One devices.
Google also pushing out the source codes of Android 5.0 Lollipop to its Android Open Source Project (AOSP), source code for the Nexus 4 and later devices together with the release of the updated documentation of Android 5.0 Lollipop for developers.
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