Google vice president of Android development Lokheymer Hiroshi (Hiroshi Lockheimer) explained the early release of the beta version of the OS the company’s desire to gather as much feedback as possible from the developers to the summer of 2016 to pass the final version of N Android mobile device manufacturers. According to him, it will be one of the fastest Android releases.
In Google stressed that this version of Android N is not intended for daily use by consumers, since many features are not finalized until the end of it.
Android N is the first Android OS with split screen technology, says TechCrunch. Users can display the smartphone or tablet are two different applications simultaneously, as well as to establish for themselves a comfortable size of the windows. Such a function is, to the iPad.
In addition, the Android N has a mode “picture in picture” that allows you to use the device during the opening in the corner of the screen video.
Also in the Android N appeared improved notification system. Developers will be able to add to the notification feature instant response without going into the application itself, as well as to group the same type of notification.
The official Android N Developer Preview available for Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Nexus 9 and Pixel C. In this list there is Nexus 5, but the publication of The Verge does not exclude that the final version of Android N is available in the smartphone.