As we are removing tighten to a recover date of a Android 5.0 L refurbish for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10, some-more sum per a new Android iteration are starting to strike a web. As we might know, Google didn’t announce when a new module refurbish will be expelled for the masses, but, hopefully, we will be means to make estimations per a recover date formed on the latest reports.
Beginning with Android 5.0 L, Google will change a approach vital Android updates are launched. Until now, there have been dual vital Android updates launched any year, one in a summer and a other one mid-to-late fall. The approach Google is formulation to recover Android 5.0 L is a suggestive of Apple’s iOS launches.
Apple is customarily presenting new iOS versions in a summer, at their annual WWDC conference, then makes the beta chronicle accessible for developers shortly after. The final iOS versions are released in a tumble along with a new iPhone. How is Google’s Android 5.0 L launch identical to Apple’s? Well, they introduced a new chronicle as Android L in a summer during Google I/O and done a Developer Preview accessible for Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 2013 (there’s also an bug-fixing refurbish for Android L Developer Preview that you can check out here). Google will substantially hurl out a Android 5.0 L refurbish for a open in a fall, synchronized with a entrance of new Nexus hardware.
There are also some controversies per a final name of a new Android iteration. Each vital Android refurbish had a specific chronicle series and a nickname desirous by a dessert. Given the amount of changes and improvements it brings, it will no doubt have chronicle series 5.0. Because a dessert name has to start with minute “L,” Lollipop, Licorice, and Lemon Meringue Pie have all been mentioned by speculations. Anyway, most of a reports are indicating towards Lemon Meringue Pie. Summing up, we should pattern it to be expelled as Android 5.0 Lemon Meringue Pie or Android 5.0 LMP.
Now let’s speak about a new Nexus hardware Google is formulation to release. As we was mentioning above, a Android 5.0 L recover date is a same as a recover date of a new Nexus devices. Early this year, it was rumored that Google was reading a new module called Android Silver, meant to reinstate a Nexus line-up. After a Google worker strictly discharged a rumors, reports of a new Nexus smartphone and a new Nexus inscription started to aspect online.
First we’ve heard of a new Nexus tablet, codenamed Flounder and done by HTC. According to a gossip mill, a unofficially dubbed Nexus 9 will container an 8.9-inch shade with 4:3 aspect ratio, 64-bit Nvidia Tegra K1 processor, 4 GB of RAM, 8 MP primary camera, and “aluminium zero-gap construction.” There are reports of a new Nexus smartphone (codenamed Shamu), as well. It looks like it will be done by Motorola and that it will competition a a 5.9-inch Quad HD screen, Snapdragon 805 CPU interconnected with 3 GB of RAM, and a 13 MP primary shooter with visible picture stabilization and dual-LED flash. A news confirming many of a Motorola Shamu above-mentioned specs and divulgence a image of a device done a headlines progressing this week.Without a doubt, both inclination will come pre-loaded with Android 5.0 L.
Paul O’Brian, reputable member of a Android community, tweeted mid-September that “the Nexus 9 will be launched on 16th October.” A week later, two trustworthy tech publications wrote that a Nexus 9 recover date “is really close,” followed by a news observant that a new Nexus inclination will be launched mid-October and that a Android 5.0 L will not be expelled earlier than Nov 1.
With all these being said, pattern a Android 5.0 L refurbish for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10 to hurl out early November. Because this is a many vital refurbish Android has seen given a burst from Gingerbread to Ice Cream Sandwich, let’s have a demeanour during some a new features it brings.
Android 5.0 L brings a revamped interface interjection to Google’s new pattern truth called Material Design. Therefore, we will be greeted by a some-more charcterised and some-more colorful interface, and by 3D effects and shadows that aim to make a UI some-more intuitive. You will now be means to see where all came from and where all goes during liquid 60 fps transitions.
The new Android chronicle also arrives with opening and battery life enhancements. Google has replaced Dalivk runtime with ART and introduced support for 64-bit processors. On a other hand, Project Volta aims to repair one of a biggest issues of complicated smartphones: battery life. Many of a users who commissioned Android L Developer Preview on their Nexus 5 smartphones have reported battery life improvements of 30 – 40%.
The Notifications Panel has received noteworthy improvements, too. Besides a new color scheme and a pure background, we should also notice that a Quick Settings symbol has been removed. In sequence to entrance a Quick Settings menu we will have to appropriate down once to get to a Notifications panel, afterwards appropriate down once again. Quick Settings now concede we to control WiFi, Bluetooth, Mobile Data, Airplane Mode, Notifications, Auto Rotate, Location, and Cast Screen, and has a slider for Brightness control.
Android 5.0 L also introduces a new Lock Screen. Besides displaying your unread notifications, a new Lock Screen also allows we to boot them (swipe left/right), review them (tap on a notification), or see some-more sum (swipe down on a notification). Furthermore, a notifications will be sorted formed on a magnitude we correlate with them.
The Android 5.0 L Dynamic Status Bar changes a tone formed on the action bar of a app non-stop on a screen. Of course, it’s still pure in home and close screens. Most of a Android 5.0 L local apps have this new underline enabled as default, though the developers will have to refurbish their apps too, so we can suffer a one visible experience.
The Settings app also arrives with vital changes. It has been reorganized, it has a new tone scheme, and introduces new animations, toggles, and check boxes. Google also enclosed a hunt bar that allows we to simply find a choice we are looking for.
The Recents menu has also perceived a makeover in Android 5.0 L, arriving with a card-based interface that is a suggestive of Chrome’s new tabs screen. Moreover, some apps will be means to arrangement some-more than one label in Recents, a underline that is a partial of Google’s new document-centric multitasking.
As usual, a Android 5.0 L refurbish for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10 will be a initial one to hurl out. The Google Play Edition inclination will substantially get it next, followed shortly after by Motorola’s upheld devices. HTC betrothed behind in Jun that they will be bringing Android 5.0 L to One M7 and One M8 within 90 days after Google creates a final formula available, while Samsung is approaching to move a new refurbish on Galaxy S5 and Note 4 late Nov or early December. Sony’s and LG’s flagship smartphones and tablets could also get updated to a latest Android chronicle by a finish of a year.
What are your expectations for Android 5.0 L? Did you had a possibility to play with Android L Developer Preview? What are your initial impressions? The comments territory is all yours.