Devices occupying operating system of Android are increasing variably with every day passing. Today we shall take a look at the Android v2.3 Gingerbread in detail which was awaited by many smartphones in the mobile market before its release. This version of Android OS was first released on 12/16/2010 on the Nexus S smartphone.
The Android operating system does not have many changes or additions and the core is approximately the same from Froyo 2.2. The accomplishment and concentration has focused on its appearance, UI experience and performance. The operating system of Gingerbread comes with black, orange, and green interface having a slick new look being one of the significant sensational changes from its previous version.
The Gingerbread operating system comes with some impressive changes in functionality, mainly in the keyboard. There is one touch word selection and the copy and paste feature which has been improved. You can select a single word or multiple words simply by using a press and hold gesture.
The manufacturers also added a multitouch “key chording” which allows users to switch to symbol mode by touching the “shift” key, letter and the symbol mode key to enter numbers or symbols without stopping to change modes.
Some of the small changes to Android v2.3 OS include much needed improvements to the power management routines, which allows to devices to shut down apps that consume too much power in the background. These features could help save the phones battery life on the long run.
A better idea of the power status and application power usage is what users are going to understand with options to manage application command in the options menu on the home screen. There is a launcher which allows you to access all app information. Users can now make calls from a contact record, quick connect, or the dialer itself, due to the change in communications.
Google are showing great improvements that are targeted for developers of gaming apps on the Android OS. Response of the screen is faster, with updated video drivers, which offer better gaming performance. Nonetheless, there are over 80 thousand Android apps to choose from giving you lots of fun when using the device.
To summarize, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread is attractive, sleek, and dark with a fantastic color which looks excellent against a dark background. Themes work greatly and are quickly becoming a strong contender against the iOS 4.