Android L

Google took the time to explain a few of the major features we'll come to love in the next version of Android — still known only as "L" — during this morning's Google I/O keynote, but there were a great many that didn't quite make the nearly-three-hour address. They did, however, make it onto a slide during the presentation.

Here, now, is everything listed on that slide:

  • Burst-mode camera APIs
  • H.265
  • NDK media APIs TV input framework
  • Low latency audio recording audio patch panel
  • Improved AV sync
  • USB audio
  • Cast receiver hardware assisted hot word
  • ART
  • 64-bit trusted execution environment
  • Volta
  • Improved battery stats, predicted time remaining
  • Battery historian
  • Time to charge time on lock screen
  • JobScheduler
  • Multi-network
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • BLE central & peripheral modes
  • HFP 1.6 SAP
  • Multi HFP
  • Map Email
  • Open GL ES 3.1 & Android Extension Pack
  • Personal unlocking
  • Enterprise
  • Lock to app APIs
  • Document-centric multi-tasking
  • Lockscreen notifications
  • Heads-up notifications
  • Do not disturb
  • New quick settings
  • Phone rotation lock
  • Improved game controller support
  • Closed caption
  • Color inversion
  • Color space correction
  • Improved text rendering
  • Material theme
  • Activity transitions
  • View shadows
  • View elevation
  • RecycleView
  • CardView
  • Path animations
  • Color extractor