8 Best Android 5.0 Lollipop Features You Should Know By Now

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Google’s next big Android version 5.0 Lollipop is announced with their flagship devices Nexus 6 & Nexus 9. There is a lot new features available on Android 5.0 Lollipop, but only few features make us say “Wowwwww”. You can check out all new features of lollipop here.


Here are 8 best features about Android 5.0 Lollipop you should know by now,

Material Design

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You might have seen a part of material design in recent update of Google play store 5.0.31. And its now time to experience a fully responsive material design with Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Responsive, natural motion, realistic lighting and shadows, and familiar visual elements make it easier to navigate your device. Vivid new colors, typography, and edge-to-edge imagery help to focus your attention

Improved Notifications

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Google improved their notification center a lot by letting the users to decide what to show up in the notifications based on prioritizing. You can view and respond to messages directly from your lock screen, control the notifications triggered by your apps; hide sensitive content and prioritize or turn off the app’s notifications entirely.

Guest User Mode

With Android 5.0 Lollipop, Users can create multiple user accounts to enable friends to log in to the device using different accounts. Guest user for phones and tablets means you can lend your device and not your stuff, Cool feature! Isn’t it? And the Android Smart Lock feature is used to secure the phone or tablet by pairing it with a trusted device like the wearable or even car.

Pick Up Where You Left Off

Using pick up where you left off feature the songs, photos, apps, and even recent searches from one of your Android devices can be immediately viewed across all of your Android devices.

Longer Battery Life

Google quoted the new version of Android OS will extend the battery life of your device up to 90 minutes. You can also check the estimated time left to fully charge is displayed when the device is plugged in.

Better Video, Audio & Camera Capabalities

Video: State of the art video technology with support for HEVC to allow for UHD 4K video playback, tunneled video for high quality video playback on Android TV and improved HLS support for streaming

Audio: Multi-channel audio stream mixing means professional audio applications can now mix up to eight channels including 5.1 and 7.1 channels.

Camera: Capture full resolution frames around 30 fps, support raw formats like YUV and Bayer RAW, control capture settings for the sensor, lens, and flash per individual frame

4x Faster Performance

By using ART, an entirely new Android runtime, improves performance up to 4X as you can access more apps and services at once.

Screen Pinning

Screen pinning feature allows you to pin your screen so another user can access just that content without messing with your other stuff.

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  1. The material design looks like Windows window switcher(start+tab) It is great to see these cool features in Lollipop

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