As scheduled in the calendar of previous versions of Android, this month was the release of the second installment, and today has been the chosen day. Google has already launched AnDroid N Developer Preview 2.
AnDroid N Developer Preview 2 it comes to add more innovations and to correct the most important faults detected in the first version, as for example that some applications are they paused in the multi-view, troubleshooting with the hidden Wi-Fi networks or failures with the direct response.
- Vulkan: First A noveltynDroid N Developer Preview 2 found in its graphics. Android N spin the graphic power of our devices thanks to the new low-level graphic API Vulkan, successor cross-platform OpenGL and DirectX 12 Microsoft and Apple Metal rival. Now with the same hardware get better graphics and more fluid.
- Shortcuts in the launcher: Android N will allow applications to access shortcuts from the application launcher, for example send a message to a contact, navigate home in a maps application, or play the next episode of your favorite series, all without opening the application from the application launcher.
- New emojis (Unicode 9): Android N Redesigns its emojis to give a more human look. Also added new emojis with support Unicode 9 as the bacon, selfie, face palm or the Valencian Paella. Moreover, as in WhatsApp, skin tone may be changed.
How to upgrade
The best way to upgrade your Nexus 5 X, Nexus 6 p, Nexus 9 or Pixel C is to be targeted to the Android Beta Program. The update will come via OTA. Another option is to manually install the images of factory.