Google has decided to share technical details about its new version of Android 7.1 Nougat, which is a corrective version of Android 7.0, which includes a number of new features for end users and developers – from support helmet virtual reality VR Daydream and ending with applications ' icons (App shortcuts) and the possibility of inserting images directly from the virtual keyboard.
Developers – Android 7.1 Developer Preview, as promised by Google, will be available by the end of this month, which will be distributed via the Android Beta program.
Among the novelties of the new Android version is marked with the following:
API of the application shortcuts: add a pop-up key of the program directly from the shortcut it start – up to 5 units (static or dynamic)
- Support for round icons for applications, providing a unified style with the design of new devices Pixel
- The Extended metadata live Wallpapers the
- The Ability to insert images directly with virtual keyboard
- Manage Storage Intent – the application provides the user with access to the new settings screen to clean unused files and free up space on the device settings
- New setup.
In the first phase 7.1 Android Developer Preview will be available for smartphones Nexus, 5X, 6P Nexus and Pixel C. In early December released the final version of Android 7.1 Nougat.