Features of Android

Features of Android

General Features :-

1.    Messaging:-   SMS , & MMS are available in messaging.

 

2.    Auto Correction and Dictionary:-   Android Operating System has an interesting feature called Auto Correction. When any word is misspelled, then Android recommends the meaningful and correct words matching the words that are available in Dictionary.

 

3.    Web browser:– Based on the open-source WebKit layout engine, coupled with Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine supporting HTML5 and CSS3.

 

4.    Voice-based features :-  Google search through voice has been available since initial release. Voice actions for calling, texting, navigation, etc

 

5.    Multi-touch :-  Android has native support for  multi touch  which was initially made available in handsets such as the HTC Hero. The feature was originally disabled at the kernel level (possibly to avoid infringing Apple’s patents on touch-screen technology at the time).

 

6.    Multitasking :-  Multitasking of applications, with unique handling of memory allocation, is available. User can jump from one task to another and same time various application can run simultaneously.

 

7.    Screen capture :-  Android supports capturing a screenshot  by pressing the power and home-screen buttons at the same time.  Prior to Android 4.0, the only methods of capturing a screenshot .

 

8.    Video calling :-  Android does not support native video calling, but some handsets have a customized version of the operating system that supports it, either via the  UMTS network or over IP. Video calling through Google Talk is available in Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) and later.

 

9.    Multiple language support :-  Android supports multiple language.

 

10.  Accessibility:-  Built-in text-to-speech is provided by Talk Back for people with low or no vision. Enhancements for people with hearing difficulties are available, as are other aids.

 

 

 

Connectivity Features :-

1.     Connectivity :–   Android supports connectivity technologies including GSM/EDGE, Bluetooth, LTE, CDMA, EV-DO, UMTS, NFC, IDEN and WiMAX.

 

2.     Bluetooth :-  Supports voice dialing and sending contacts between phones, playing music, sending files (OPP), accessing the phone book (PBAP), A2DP and AVRCP. Keyboard, mouse and joystick (HID) support is available in Android 3.1+, and in earlier versions through manufacturer customizations and third-party applications.

 

3.    Tethering :-  Android supports tethering, which allows a phone to be used as a wireless/wired Wi-Fi hotspot. Before Android 2.2 this was supported by third-party applications or manufacturer customizations.

 

 

 

Other Features :-

Near Field Communication (NFC)

Today Most Android devices support NFC, NFC is  electronic devices to easily interact across short distances. The main aim is to create a payment option that is simpler than carrying credit cards or cash, and while the market hasn’t exploded as many experts had predicted, there may be an alternative in the works, in the form of ( Bluetooth Low Energy )BLE

 

Alternate Keyboards 

 Android supports multiple keyboards and makes them easy to install; the SwiftKey, Skype, etc. apps all offer ways to quickly change up your keyboard style. Other mobile operating systems either don’t permit extra keyboards at all, or the process to install and use them are tedious and time-consuming

 

Infrared Transmission

The Android operating system supports a built-in infrared transmitter, allowing you to use your phone or tablet as a remote control.

 

Beautiful UI

Android OS basic screen provides a beautiful and intuitive user interface . You can create a awesome UI Screen in Android

 

Storage 

SQLite a lightweight relational database , is used for data storage purpose , and also used system memory  and share preferences

 

Resizable widgets

Widgets are resizable, so users can expand them to show more content and save space. automatic resiz screen in android according to screen size .

 

 

 

 

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