Enhancements Introduced By Android 'M' To The Mobile Platform

Android Lollipop users are looking ahead and waiting eagerly for Android M, the next Android platform. In this article, you will find details about significant improvements introduced by this latest Android platform.

Coming to aesthetics, there is no or little change in the design. Going beyond the looks of platform, you can see certain enhancements which will truly reflect the brilliance of this novel platform.

Let us look at some of its crucial improvements.

App Permissions:

Android users had been complaining about non-availability of application based privacy management. With this enhancement, when you launch the application for the first time, you will be asked to give permissions. You needn’t give the application permission to a system that is not valid or doesn’t make sense. With this change, users will be empowered along with a modicum of logic. For instance, if you launch a photo application and don’t allow it to access your camera, then it will break the application.

Fingerprint Scanning:

With Google standardizing fingerprint support, device manufacturers can now build fingerprint scanners into the device.

Android Pay:

This mobile payment system can avail of fingerprint scanning introduced by Android. Android Pay is a secure, and ready for prime time mobile payment system which ensures ease-of-use to end users.

App links:

Android M offers varied choices when it comes to selecting how you would like to open apps. Now when you tap a specific link, instead of asking if you wish to open the link in Chrome or Twitter, it will open Easy peasy. This is a small improvement but in the end it will result in a cleaner and user-friendly experience.

Improved Standby Time and Charging:

With Android M will come a new feature called Doze. This feature will utilize motion sensors to generate a special stand-by to improve battery life. It does so by managing the processes run in the background. Android M also offers support USB Type-C connectors which ensure faster charging times for devices. With this feature you can even charge other devices using your phone.

Adaptable Storage:

Previously, Google tried to steer clear from external storage. However, Android M will make use of external storage, but it will be formatted as internal storage. This will enable you to transfer data back and forth between external and internal storage with ease. Adoptable storage makes use of encryption and so users can be assured about security.

Google Now on Tap:

This is one of the major changes introduced with Android M. Google Now will bring about a major change to enable users to get localized and relative content.

In this upcoming version of Android, there are a number of minor updates. However, this article throws light on the major changes to be introduced with Android M. What you will see as a result will be a smarter, leaner, and feature rich Android device.

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