Android Lollipop is the latest version of Android, the operating system that powers not just phones and tablets, but also wearables, TVs, and even cars.
This guide introduces the Android Lollipop software available on your phone. For hardware details for these devices, such as how to insert a SIM card, specs and so on, visit support.google.com/android. There, you can find comprehensive information about all types of Android phones and tablets, including more details about Google Play™ edition devices and other versions of Android.
Android Lollipop features a bold and bright new design, 3D graphics support that are as good as on a desktop computer, and great new features that make your phone work for you:
- Add guest users and other users without providing them access to your email, contacts, and whatever else you don’t want them to share
- Set priorities for notifications and see them when your phone is locked
- Easier ways to manage battery usage, including a batter saver feature to extend battery life
- More ways to secure your phone
Android Auto will be supported by most major car manufacturers starting with 2015 models. It allows you to plug in your phone to display your music, contacts, and messages on the car’s built-in screen. With a simplified interface, integrated steering wheel controls, and powerful new voice actions, it’s designed to minimise distraction so you can stay focused on the road. It’s easy to get where you’re going free voice-guided navigation via Google Maps ™, live traffic information, lane guidance and more.
For more information, visit android.com/auto
Android Wear™ watches from LG, Motorola, Sony, and other manufacturers connect your phone to your wrist. Pause, play, and skip music tracks or quickly respond to text messages using only your watch. Android Wear organises your information, suggests what you need, and shows it to you before you even ask. Get messages from your friends, meeting notifications, and weather updates at a glance.
For more information, visit play.google.com/store/devices