Here's your first Android N changelog

Google offered a point-by-point list of all the new features coming to the next version of Android.

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Google offered more details about Android N during the I/O keynote Wednesday. It’s become an annual tradition to show off a list of what’s new during the on-stage presentation. Here’s this year’s list of updates: 

  • Seamless software updates
  • Android Beta Program
  • Data saver
  • Bundled notifications
  • Customizable quick settings
  • Hub improvements
  • Quick settings tile API
  • Security hardening
  • Emergency information
  • Unicode 9 Emoji
  • File-based encryption
  • ICU4J API
  • Improved number blocking
  • Language support
  • JIT compiler
  • Lock screen wallpaper support
  • Direct boot
  • Multi-window
  • Freeform mode
  • Picture-in-picture mode
  • Split-screen mode
  • Notification controls
  • Renderscript reduced
  • Quick Switch Display size
  • Doze Video
  • Telephony job-scheduler
  • VR mode
  • Speech speed improvements
  • New languages supported
  • Clear all in overview settings
  • Navigation drawer
  • New languages supported
  • Improved notifications
  • Camera memory footprint improvements
  • Visual voicemail improvements
  • Scoped folder access
  • Vulkan API
  • Java 8
  • Sensor Settings suggestions
  • Direct reply
  • Quick settings bar
  • Improved backup coverage
  • Accessibility settings in setup
  • Project Svelte
  • Better multitasking
  • Accessibility support for creating touch events
  • Accessibility mono output
  • Variable text to speech speed improvements
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