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Android N - The Latest version of Android 7.0


Srikanth Thalla
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Android N(Nougat) that is Android 7.0 the 15th version of Android released on 22 August 2016 with Nexus devices being the first to receive and update . Android 7.0 Nougat introduces a variety of new features and capabilities for users and developers. One of the most prominent changes in the Android Nougat is a split-screen (Multi window support) display mode for phones, in which two apps can be snapped to occupy halves of the screen. An experimental multi-window mode is also available as a hidden feature, where multiple apps can appear simultaneously on the screen in overlapping windows. Other feature was the notification shade was redesigned, featuring a smaller row of icons for settings, replacing notification cards with a sort of "sheet" design, and allowing inline replies to notifications (this feature is implemented via existing APIs that are used for similar functionality on Android Wear). Multiple notifications from a single app can also be "bundled", and there is greater per-app control over notifications. The "Doze" power saving mechanism introduced in Android Marshmallow was expanded to include a state activated when the device is running on battery and the screen has been off for a period of time, but is not stationary. In this state, network activity is restricted, and apps are granted "maintenance windows" in which they can access the network and perform background tasks. Android N is a drastically changes operating system to its predecessors.

Srikanth Thalla

Android 7.0, Nougat, Android N, Google, Doze, Vulkan, Emojis

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Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-10-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
213-216 IJSRSET162557   Technoscience Academy

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Srikanth Thalla, "Android N - The Latest version of Android 7.0", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.213-216, September-October-2016.
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