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Android 5.0 Lollipop – An Awesome New Take on Android

Android 5.0 Lollipop – An Awesome New Take on Android
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Google always aims at setting new trends in the mobile technology world with its Android OS. The new Android 5.0 Lollipop has several exciting features that are significantly going to draw the attention of the worldwide mobile users. This recently launched Android OS will offer a tough competition to other mobile operating systems such as iOS 8 and Windows 8.

Android 5.0 Lollipop features a lively design that is going to appeal the modern users. Use of bright colors and improved design aesthetics make the OS more attractive. The new and sleek look is one of the trendy elements of this Android OS that can simply appeal to anyone on the first look. However, the novel design brings in several kinds of convenience and usability as well. It allows to access notifications from the locked screen itself. One can even respond to some of the notifications from there only.

An interesting novelty added to Lollipop is the new Priority feature. This feature allows users to easily manage a number of alerts and notifications from multiple apps. Users can set priority for alerts, and less important alerts can be blocked to keep it more manageable. Users can turn on the Priority feature from the volume control and can set the priority for alerts as per their requirement. Screen Pinning is another adorable feature that gives users a great control on its apps. Users can now lock an app on the screen which he/she cannot exit.

Lollipop has been launched with several new changes. The “Recent Apps” is now named as “Overview” in this new OS. Google Now, the signature element of all Android OS, also comes with some new changes. This is now a very interactive feature to send messages or search anything. In the settings, users will be able to notice several new elements such as the flashlight and the improved Wi-Fi toggle. In fact, in Lollipop, the setting is a lot easier and very quick. You can port data, contact information, settings etc from your NFC-enabled old phone by means of a few pats on your new phone.

The contact app of Android 5.0 Lollipop has gone for a major improvement. By using vibrant colors and lucid redesigning, the app allows a grid view of the photos of the contact. One very important feature addition is the battery saving mode, which can extend the battery backup by up to 90 minutes. Besides, Android 5.0 Lollipop has improved security features that make it a relatively safer platform than iOS 8. The four-digit password and face recognition features make Lollipop more secure. When it comes to pairing with another device like tablets and smartphones, Lollipop can create a more secure environment. It also makes the data transfer safer between various devices, from a mobile device to PC and vice versa.

In many senses, Lollipop has features quite similar to KitKat. Still, there are several feature upgrades that make it a powerful operating system for mobile devices. Many reviewers and experts feel that Android 5.0 Lollipop has the potential to influence the future mobile technology market.

Varun Bhagat is a technology geek and works in PixelCrayons as a Sr. Technology Consultant. He possesses in-depth knowledge of different web development technology and helps our clients to choose the best technology as per their needs.

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