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Cool Features Of Android

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Android, today is globally accepted operating system for the smartphones. The reason behind its popularity is its features. Being updated frequently is also one of the major factors behind its popularity. Android OS provides some of the exclusive feature that has attracted the users worldwide. It possesses open-source architecture, so it has support from various Android Application Development Communities.

The latest version of Android OS is recently announced i.e. 4.3 Jellybean, which is again packed with a lot of exciting new features like multiuser support, built-in security function, daydream, expandable notifications etc. Frequent updates make Android OS on the top of all others.

Some of the features are discussed below:

Multi-user support: It offers support for multiple-user accounts in single device. It means every user can access his/her personnel accounts like Windows offers in PC or Laptop.

Gesture Typing: One of the most exclusive features with this environment is that user can type just by swiping finger over the keyboard.

Screenshot Capture: Android platform supports capturing a screenshot by pressing volume up and power buttons at the same time. It allows user to have screen shot of any app or home screen in running time.

Tethering: It supports tethering, which allows user to use device as a Wi-Fi Hotspot.

Multitasking: It supports multitasking which means it is possible to do multiple things i.e. one can watch movie and send email without closing any of the applications.

Voice Support: It supports voice actions like calling, texting, navigation, searching, etc. It also supports talk back feature that read answers from Google Knowledge graph.

Supports External Storage: Most of the Android powered devices have a micro SD card slot available. It allows user to increase the storage capacity of the device.

Video/Voice Calling Support: These devices support both voice and video calling facility through UMTS/GSM/EDGE network or Wi-Fi.

Java Support: Most of the Android powered devices support java means it supports both 2D and 3D graphics. The gaming experience is best enjoyed in this environment.

Control Centre: The user can access his own control center by swiping down from the top. Using it one can adjust the brightness, switch between the connections, etc.

These are some of the cool features of Android OS. Other than this there are number of other features like true user customization, drag and drop file transfer, swipe, etc. It also offers Play Store, which have huge collection of applications in different categories. And the good thing about Play Store is that almost 80% of the applications available are free for use. It can be said that in the upcoming days, Android will be the only mobile OS in the market.

This useful information on Android platform is brought to by experts in android apps development.

Shubhangi Verma- working as professional technical content writer- For more information about Android application development kindly visits our official website: www.androidapplicationscompany.com. For any queries call +1 516 515 9871 or email us at info@androidapplicationscompany.com.

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