Android 2.3 Gingerbread Launched

Android 2.3 GingerbreadAndroid 2.3 Gingerbread, the latest version of Android has been launched by Google.

Details about Android 2.3 are now online on Android Developers.

Here is a list of the new features in Android 2.3

New User Features

UI refinements for simplicity and speed
Faster, more intuitive text input
One-touch word selection and copy/paste
Improved power management
Control over applications
New ways of communicating, organizing
Internet calling
Near-field communications
Downloads management

New Developer Features

– Gaming Enhancements
Native input and sensor events
Gyroscope and other new sensors, for improved 3D motion processing
Open API for native audio
Native graphics management
Native access to Activity lifecycle, window management
Native access to assets, storage
Robust native development environment

– New forms of Communication
Internet telephony
Near Field Communications (NFC) Support

– Rich Multimedia
Mixable audio effects
Support for new media formats
Access to multiple cameras

Check out this Android 2.3 Gingerbread introduction video for more details.

Check out Android 2.3 on Android Developers

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